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UMFK TO OFFER MID-MARCH ON-LINE SESSION

February 9, 2012

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If you missed the traditional mid-January start for spring semester classes, it's not too late. Advance your education with on-line classes at the University of Maine at Fort Kent beginning March 19.

UMFK will offer 10, three-credit classes beginning at the mid-point of the regular semester schedule, allowing adult learners, and traditional students alike, the opportunity to earn college credit in a compact 8-week session.

On-line offerings during the eight-week session include course work in: art, astronomy, business, criminal justice, education, information technology, literature, music, nursing, and special education. Due to the compact nature of the session, classes are limited to two per student.

UMFK's Distance Education department will offer students enrolling in the eight–week on-line session with course advising, technical support, and the personal attention they need to succeed.

To be successful with an on-line course, students will need regular access to a computer which has broadband internet service. Installed software should include a web browser, word processor, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be readily downloaded. Other software may be required by some courses.

Adult learners and traditional students may register for classes online at: http://www.umfk.edu/march/register/ Additional information is available by calling the Distance Education department at 834-8623.

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is ranked among the top 15 public colleges in the North region by U.S. News & World Report, and has been named a “Best Northeastern College” by The Princeton Review for the past seven consecutive years. The University recently was selected as a “College of Distinction,” one of only 200 colleges and universities, nationwide, to receive that distinction.