Young wordsmiths will test their skills next month when the University of Maine at Fort Kent Office of Community Education hosts the Northern District (Aroostook County) Scripps National Spelling Bee competition for middle school students on Thursday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing for the region’s popular jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual Fiddlers’ Jamboree on Sunday, February 11 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in UMFK’s Fox Auditorium. The doors will open to the public at 12:30 p.m.
The trustees of the Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation (MeHEAF) are pleased to announce the awarding of a scholarship for $1,000 to Steffany Caron of Fort Kent. Steffany is a junior business management major at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, where she maintains a high grade-point average.
Organizers of the 2018 UMFK Fiddlers’ Jamboree have put out a call to area musicians and entertainers to participate in one of the largest jam sessions, which has been held annually on the University of Maine at Fort Kent campus.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will host artwork by local artist Stuart L. Beattie entitled, “Mosaic,” from December 6, 2017 through January 29, 2018.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce the selection of Matthew Morrin as the new Dean of Students. Mr. Morrin comes to UMFK from the University of South Florida at St. Petersburg and will begin on November 27, 2017.