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Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent

UMFK Announces Education Program Collaboration with UMPI
July 26, 2017

The University of Maine at Fort Kent announces changes to the Education Program model in order to best meet the needs of students working towards their Bachelor of Science in Education..

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UMFK to host summer fun run August 5
July 18, 2017

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host a summer 5K Fun Run on Saturday August 5, 2017.

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UMFK students named to the spring 2017 Dean's List
July 10, 2017

Dr. Steven Gammon, vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, has announced that 254 full-time and 193 part-time students are named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2017 semester.

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UMFK nursing students honored at pinning ceremonies
June 2, 2017

University of Maine at Fort Kent nursing students graduated from the program, with 54 of them attending the 33rd Annual UMFK Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 12th at the Fox Auditorium on the UMFK campus.   UMFK nursing students who were enrolled in the Partners in Nursing Education Program, with eighteen of them attending the first nursing pinning ceremony that was held on May 11th at the Jewett Hall Auditorium on the University of Maine at Augusta campus.

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UMFK Summer Theatre Hamlet Auditions June 15 & 16
June 1, 2017

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Summer Theatre, now entering its tenth season, is pleased to announce open auditions for its summer 2017 production of “Hamlet,” by William Shakespeare. Auditions for this exciting classic will take place on Thursday, June 15th and Friday, June 16th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Fox Auditorium on the University campus.  Interested performers can show up anytime between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. You only need to attend one of the two available sessions. Auditions also are available by appointment.

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UMFK's 135th Commencement Ceremony held on May 13
May 22, 2017

The University of Maine at Fort Kent graduating seniors received their degrees at the 135th commencement exercises held at UMFK on May 13. University President John N. Short presided over the ceremony that conferred 212 baccalaureate degrees and 28 associate degrees.

Also at the commencement ceremony, recently retired Vice President of Administration John D. Murphy was honored with the University’s Distinguished Service Award for his many years of service to the campus community.

Astronaut Dr. George Nelson addressed the graduating class, providing words of wisdom and life lessons.

Julia DeStefano, senior class president, addressed her fellow graduates. DeStefano is from North Monmouth, Maine and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Baccalaureate degrees were awarded to students in Arts and Sciences (18); Behavioral Science (11); Biology (7); Business (17); Computer Applications (3); Cyber Security (1); Elementary Education (1); English (4); Environmental Studies (2); Nursing (139); Public Safety Administration (8); and French (1).

Associate degrees were awarded to students in Accounting (1); Applied Forest Management (9); Business Management (2); Computer Science (1); Conservation Law Enforcement (2):  Criminal Justice (11); General Studies (1); Information Security (1);

Total Number of Graduates: 239

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