The 11 ladies comprising the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) Bengals Volleyball team have brought a whole new level of play to the program, and are responsible for achieving a UMFK record of winning 42-10 for matches in the past two years, according to UMFK volleyball coach Tom Bird.
The word of the day on Friday, October 30, is “Spooky” as the Student Association for Greater English Studies (SAGES) club members, in honor of the Halloween season, host a haunting at the University of Maine at Fort Blake Library from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Organizers for the event encourage everyone to come dressed as a favorite character and read a spooky work. Anyone may also just come to listen to the tales and be part of the festivities.
His research takes Dr. Peter R. Nelson from the Canadian barren lands east of Alaska to the volcanoes of South America as he enjoys the adventures as a premier expert in a special class of symbiotic organisms known as lichens. The University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation by Dr. Peter R. Nelson, UMFK assistant professor of biological science and environmental studies, on Friday, October 23 at 11 a.m. in Nadeau Hall conference room.
Whether they come from just down the road, from southern Maine, or across the country, the University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual Fall Open House for prospective college-bound students on Monday, October 26 to give everyone a chance to experience life on what The Princeton Review and the U.S. News World Report call one of the best colleges in the nation.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association honored three individuals who have made an impact on the campus and in their community at the annual Alumni and Friends Banquet in Nadeau Hall on September 19.
There is something in the heart that yearns to hear the fiddle, and the University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation will satisfy that longing at its fall 2015 event when the Wednesday Evening Fiddlers play for the community on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the University's Fox Auditorium.
Fiddle music from many artists and traditions ensure the event will entertain people of all ages and backgrounds.