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1. UMFK's 135th Commencement Ceremony held on May 13

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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