The University of Maine at Fort Kent will hold its 134th Commencement exercise on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1 p.m. in the University's Sports Center. UMFK President, Dr. John N. Short, will preside over the day's ceremonies.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring Compositions and Constructs in Drawing and Painting, the works of students in Thérèse L. Provenzano's Art 430: Drawing and Painting class from the 2016 spring semester. The exhibition will be on display through May 16.
An international collaboration between the Acadian Archives, the Société historique du Madawaska and the Très Art+ group of artists of St-Basile, N.B., which includes: Louise Giroux, Monique McCool, Jean Pelletier, George S. Pérusse, and Madeleine (Mado) Roy, “The Cradle of Madawaska” art exhibit will be on display at the University of Maine at Fort Kent's Acadian Archives/Archives acadiennes through July 2016.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Activities will host magician Brian Miller, who will captivate his audience by his unique blend of magic, puzzles, and mind games mixed with a healthy dose of humor, on Friday, April 22 in Fox Auditorium at 7 p.m.
Selected by the University of Maine at Fort Kent's Arts and Sciences English program, writer Sarah Creech is UMFK's sixth Waneta T. Blake Visiting Professor. According to UMFK Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, Geraldine Cannon Becker, “Sarah was chosen because she is well-known in the creative writing field. I also have a personal connection to her, as she is a former student of mine.”
The University of Maine at Fort Kent's seventh annual Scholars' Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 26 on the UMFK campus. The theme of this year's event is “Coloring Outside the Lines.”