Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent
The annual awards and scholarships presented to deserving undergraduate and graduating University of Maine at Fort Kent students this year took place on several occasions: UMFK’s ninth annual Scholars’ Symposium, Senior Sendoff, and Commencement.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent graduating seniors received their degrees at the 136th commencement exercises held at UMFK’s Sports Center on May 12. University President John N. Short presided over the ceremony that conferred 203 baccalaureate degrees and 29 associate degrees.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is proud to announce that Behavioral Science student, Glenroy Osbourne, has been accepted into the elite PreLaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) program at the University of Maine School of Law in Portland, Maine. The four-week summer immersion program provides students with opportunities to develop professional and leadership skills to help them in future careers.
University of Maine at Fort Kent and the TRiO Student Support Services program held their tenth annual recognition banquet on April 25th to honor students involved in the TRiO program. UMFK President Dr. John N. Short provided the welcome address.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is pleased to announce that Gregory P. Disy, will be awarded the Distinguished Service Award at UMFK’s 136th commencement ceremony on May 12, 2018. This award is given to individuals who have gone above and beyond in service to UMFK.
As part of efforts focused around strategic collaborations, officials with Northern Maine’s two public universities have announced the joint appointment of Jason Towers as Executive Director of Enrollment Management for the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Presque Isle.