Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent
The New Year will bring with it new construction on the University of Maine at Fort Kent campus, as officials make way for a spring groundbreaking on a $1.4 million, 7,584 square foot state-of-the-art facility to house the Acadian Archives.
The three final candidates for the position of vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent have each visited the St. John Valley campus community, as the selection process for the top academic post at the state's northernmost campus draws to an end.
The next Dr. Suess may well be a student in the University of Maine at Fort Kent professor of education Terry Murphy's "Writing for Elementary Teaching Class," as the students have each penned their own original children's books.
The class assignment, which stated that each student was to write and illustrate a children's story, was given as part of the syllabus and had been an ongoing project for the individual students since the beginning of the semester. No guidelines were given in order to allow the students to be more creative.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association will hold their annual meeting on Wednesday, March 13 at 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room in Nadeau Hall.
University of Maine at Fort Kent English students celebrate Women's History month with readings and discussions on March 6, beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Grindle Conference Room in Cyr Hall.
More than 200 St. John Valley area high school sophomores will converge on the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Thursday, March 28, for a half-day conference designed to showcase the numerous career opportunities available to them.
St. John Valley Career Conference 2002, which will feature presenters from more than 40 businesses throughout the county, is a collaborative effort of UMFK, Maine Career Advantage, and the St. John Valley Technology Center.