Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent
University of Maine nursing student, Sarah Paradis, has been named a 2013 TYLENOL® Future Care Scholar. The Frenchville, Maine native is one of just 40 students from across the United States to win the TYLENOL® Scholarship.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a workshop by Jennifer Levesque, LADC, LMSW-CC, on suicide prevention, Tuesday, September 10 at 7 p.m. in Nowland Hall. The workshop is free and open to the public.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce will combine forces for their respective Homecoming and Scarecrow Festival celebrations for the weekend of September 13, 14, and 15 in Fort Kent.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the Acadian Archives Acadiennes will welcome well-known Acadian folklorist and historian, Georges Arsenault, to campus on Thursday, September 12 at 7 p.m. in the Grindle conference room. Arsenault will give an illustrated talk on two ancient and popular Acadian winter celebrations -- Mardi Gras and Mi-Carême.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been selected as a College of Distinction for the 2013/2014 academic year. UMFK is one of only 200 colleges and universities, nationwide, to be included in the distinguished listing. It is the third consecutive year that UMFK has received the College of Distinction honor.
The Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes at the University of Maine at Fort Kent held its first Acadian Institute, a French immersion program for teachers of French, June 23-29.