Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent
October is Information Literacy Awareness month, which is the theme for the October exhibit at the Blake Library gallery. Sofia Birden, gallery curator and reference librarian at Blake Library, will install a three-dimensional view of what information literacy means. The exhibit will be on display from Monday, October 6 through Friday, October 31.
University of Maine System Chancellor, Dr. James H. Page, has appointed UMFK Professor of Music and Education Dr. Scott T. Brickman to Trustee Professorship for the 2014-2015 academic year.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will host the award-winning DaPonte String Quartet for a performance on Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. in the UMFK Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association, in conjunction with the Fort Kent Senior Center Club will host its third Acadian Kitchen Party to be held on Friday, September 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fort Kent Senior Center, located at 20 Pine Street.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent marks a decade of continuous success by once again making the list with the prestigious publication, The Princeton Review, and claiming the title of a Best Northeastern College for a tenth year running among colleges and universities in the 11-state Northeastern region.
In the state of Maine people often hear about declines in university enrollment. But one Maine university, the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), is bucking the trend. University officials today announced that fall enrollments have reached an historic high – 1,342 students, surpassing a university high water mark of 1,339 students set in 2006. This reflects a Fall semester enrollment growth of 11 percent above the previous year, marking a 25 percent growth in enrollment since Fall 2010. UMFK now ranks fifth among the seven branches of Maine's public universities in size.