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Student Life

Cyr Hall • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Student Organizations

UMFK student organizations are designed to enhance your experience as a student. They are a great avenue to making friends, learning new skills and even look good on a résumé. New groups are always welcome.

Current UMFK Student Organizations

Student Senate

Student senate is the voice of the student body at UMFK. Senators facilitate communication between students and administration, funds student organizations, and host events to promote student involvement.

As the platform for student voices, if you have a question, concern, or opinion that you wish to share with Senate please contact a Senator or virtually join Senate's weekly meeting via the link that is included in the Paw Press.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Rachel Johnson, President
  • Carla Rodriguez, Vice President of Student Activities
  • Beatriz Garrido, Secretary
  • Xavier Denis, Treasurer
  • Molly Frost, Nursing Department Representative
  • Sage Stroud, Natural and Behaviors Sciences
  • Vacant, Arts and Sciences Division Representative
  • Vacant, Professional Management Division
  • Vacant, Board of Trustees Representative
  • Vacant, Board of Visitors Representative
  • Iruzy Castellon, Senior Representative
  • Alayzia Johnson, Junior Representative
  • Julia Audunsdottir, Sophomore Representative
  • Vacant, Freshman Representative
  • Emily Ventola, Senator At Large
  • Matthew Morrin, Advisor

Contact Senate


Student Activities Board (SAB)

SAB is the student programming subcommittee of Senate. SAB works cooperatively with the Office of Student Activities and Student Government to promote student involvement on campus by hosting a variety of social, educational, community service programs.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Beatriz Garrido, President
  • Vinnette Blake, Vice President of Weekly Events
  • Megan Ringuette, Vice President of Major Events
  • Taurian Coopsamy, Treasurer
  • Lisa Augustine, Social Media and Communications Officer
  • Abigale Thompson, Secretary
  • Heather Mazorow, Advisor

Contact SAB


Book Club

To get together to talk and learn about books and what they mean to us. To create a safe space for bibliophiles to express themselves.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Taylor Brown, President
  • Mercedes Martin, Treasurer
  • Jessica Daigle, Advisor

Contact Book Club


Behavioral and Social Science Club

The Behavioral Sciences Club is an interactive club that promotes interest in the behavioral sciences and service learning. We strive to create an environment that leads to personal, academic, and professional growth outside of the classroom experience for our members. Our club activities often include service project and hosting events to promote mental health, literacy, and professional development and networking.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Liza Daigle, President
  • Lisa Augustine, Vice President
  • Amber Kelly, Treasurer
  • Vacant, Secretary
  • Vacant, Club Member Representative 
  • Lisa Lavoie, Advisor

Contact BSC | Facebook | Instagram


Design Club

Calling all art lovers! We are a group that does craft projects and designs merchandise/giveaways. We raise funds with our items and donate to local charities. We meet bi-weekly on Thursdays.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Elaine Hutchins, President
  • Gianna Gifun, Vice-President
  • Nicholas Lavigne,Treasurer
  • Taylor Brown, Secretary
  • Lois Canzoni, Advisor

Contact Design Club


Game Club

From board games to video games, gaming club hosts them all! From Mario Kart and Smash Bros tournaments to UNO and Cards Against Humanity, we do it all. Come join us and have a fun time while making new friends!

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Christopher Lord, President
  • Heather Mazorow, Advisor

Contact Game Club


Nursing Nursing Honor Society

Nursing Honor Society is run by the Nursing Department. Students must apply and be accepted in order to be inducted into the honors society.


Roar Squad

Roar Squad is all about School Spirit. We cheer at athletic and major campus events. We welcome all students.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Lay Johnson, President
  • Emily Ventola, Treasurer
  • Nicole Jandreau & Nikolas Lallemand, Advisor

Contact Roar Squad


Student Nursing Organization

The Student Nurses Organization is a UMFK student organization that has been around for many years. As an organization, we are role models on campus and throughout the community and are always willing to give a healing/helping hand to those around us by volunteering and fundraising.

To graduate from the Nursing Program at UMFK you need to complete community service hours. One can complete these on your own with the proper paperwork. However, with SNO you have to obtain three points each semester that will be used and counted for your community service hours at UMFK. 1 point will need to be for attending a meeting and the other 2 will come from attending events that count as "SNO Points" these range from seminars, volunteering at nursing home, helping with blood drives etc. SNO is not mandatory but is a great organization to be a part of here at UMFK. SNO is a feasible way to obtain community service hours as well as be a part of a great student community!

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Megan Jandreau, President
  • Desiree Mayo, Vice President
  • Taylor Weeks, Treasurer
  • Jonathan Doyle, Secretary
  • Kathy Martin, Historian
  • Dalton Buck, Activities Coordinator
  • Brook Russell, Activities Coordinator
  • Larry Nadeau, Advisor

Contact SNO | Facebook


Sustainability Club

The Sustainability Club at the University of Maine at Fort Kent is a student run organization for students interested in learning about and working in the field of environmental sustainability. The Sustainability Club aims to foster communication and collaboration between students and environmental experts in the areas of environmental sustainability, climate change, and nature.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Jonathan Carter, President
  • Eve Pelliter, Vice President
  • Saja Hicks, Social Media Coordinator & Treasurer
  • Dr. “Ned” F. Rubert-Nason, Advisor

Contact Sustainability Club | Facebook

The Hidden Opponent (THO)

We are an advocacy group that raises awareness for student-athlete mental health and addresses the stigma within sports culture. We empower athletes on campus to face the hidden opponent together.

Board Members (2021-2022):
  • Abigail Thompson, President
  • Xavier Denis, Vice-President
  • Olivia Picard, Secretary
  • Carly Flowers, Advisor

Contact THO


Interested in Starting A New Organization?

Do you have an interest in starting a new club? It’s easy! Contact the Director of Student Life & Engagement, Heather Mazorow (heather.mazorow@maine.edu), to set up a time to discuss the process.

Manage Your Student Organization

If you are a current student organization, a group looking to request Senate funds, or a student wishing to register a new organization, please click on the button below to access the Student Organization Forms in the My.UMFK Campus Portal.

Access Student Activities Forms