Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent
Organizers of the 2017 UMFK Fiddlers’ Jamboree have put out a call to area musicians and entertainers to participate in the largest jam session and house party, which has been held annually on the University of Maine at Fort Kent campus. The jamboree, which has become a St. John Valley tradition, will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in UMFK’s Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association is looking for performers for its sixth annual talent show fundraiser scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017 on the University’s campus.
The trustees of the Maine Higher Education Assistance Foundation (MeHEAF) are pleased to announce the awarding of a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Kate Roy of Fort Kent. Roy is a sophomore business management major at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, where she maintains a high grade-point average.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring “More Than Fundamentally Speaking,” the work of students in Therese L. Provenzano’s Art 200: Fundamentals of Art-Drawing class. The exhibition will be on display through Friday, December 23.
Lise Pelletier, director of the Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, will teach a special five-week, ten hour course titled, History of Acadia and the St. John Valley, starting on January 18 and meeting every Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm until February 15, 2017.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host entertainer and hypnotist Paul Ramsay on Saturday, December 3 at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Fox Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.