Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring Observation and Imagination, the work of students in Therese Provenzano's Art 200: Fundamentals of Art-Drawing class. The exhibition will be on display through January 8, 2016.
In 2014 representatives from the University of Maine at Fort Kent, the University of Maine at Presque Isle, Northern Maine Community College, Husson University, the Aroostook Partnership for Progress, and the Northern Maine Development Commission partnered to establish the Aroostook Business Initiative (ABI), a project with the goal of increasing the number of individuals earning and completing business-related credentials and degrees in Aroostook County.
Dr. Steve Bick began a one-week series of workshops at the University of Maine at Fort Kent on December 7 as part of a Libra Professorship focused on the business aspects of the forestry industry.
According to Applied Forest Management Program Coordinator Jeff Dubis, “This workshop will give them a better understanding of the financial aspects of running a logging business and how the decisions they make as foresters can impact the bottom line of their logging contractors. They will be better able to work with contractors to increase their operational efficiency which, in the end, would benefit all aspects of the industry.”
Finalists chosen from talented pool of 46 candidates who responded to National Search
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Presidential Search Committee has selected four finalists and announced the candidates will be visiting the campus in December to meet with students, staff, faculty and community members. The four finalists were chosen among 46 candidates who responded to a search process that included a national solicitation of candidates, an initial screening, background check and offsite interviews of several candidates with the search committee.
It was a season of symmetry at the University of Maine at Fort Kent with both the men's and women's Bengal soccer teams winning more than 20 games each against just two losses on their paths to winning USCAA National Soccer Championships in dominate fashion. Click here for a photo of both the men's and women's teams celebrating.
What was Albert Einstein like as a friend, a colleague, and a boss? With one of the greatest minds of the modern era having died sixty years ago, along with almost all of the people who knew him with any intimacy, Cheryl Carlesimo attempted to bridge the gap of time and space at a presentation that took place the University of Maine at Fort Kent on Monday, November 10.