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Goldenberg Duo to perform at UMPI May 2

As part of its tour of the Atlantic Provinces and Maine, the Goldenberg Duo brings a night of classical music and other contemporary pieces to the University of Maine at Presque Isle on Wednesday, May 2, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium in Wieden Hall. The performance by this brother and sister piano and violin duo is open to the public and free; donations will be accepted at the door for future cultural arts programming.

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UMPI hosts spring management courses

The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Employer U program, which focuses on providing workforce development opportunities for the region, will offer two courses this spring beginning Monday, April 30, as part of its American Management Association’s University certificate program. Each 20-hour course will be offered in the MMG Center for Professional Development, located on the first floor of Kelley Commons, adjacent to the Campus Center.

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UMPI’s Studio 923 hosts Trash to Fashion Show ahead of Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, aspiring local designers will elevate recycled materials into high fashion when the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Studio 923 Art Club hosts its 3rd Annual Trash to Fashion Show on Friday, April 20, at 6 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. The public is invited and encouraged to attend this event, which has a suggested $5 ticket price.

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UMPI hosts national leader in parenting education as next DLS speaker

The University of Maine at Presque Isle, in partnership with Cary Medical Center, will present Dr. Stephen Bavolek—a national leader and researcher on parenting education and in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect—as the final speaker in its 2017-2018 Distinguished Lecturer Series. Dr. Bavolek will deliver his talk, Nurturing Parenting, on Thursday, April 26, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center. His talk is free and the public is invited to be a part of this special evening.

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Splash and Dash planned in three communities; club helps kids prepare

The organizations that have partnered in the past to offer the Aroostook Youth Triathlon in Presque Isle are changing things up a bit.  New this year is a ‘Splash & Dash’ that involves swimming and running, but no biking.  The Star City Splash & Dash takes place on the campus of the University of Maine at Presque Isle on Saturday, June 16, with additional events also planned in Mapleton and Fort Fairfield during festivals in those communities.

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UMPI Art Club hosts 4th annual Student Art Competition

The University of Maine at Presque Isle Art Club, Studio 923, will host its 4th Annual Student Art Competition from April 6 to 22, 2018, providing UMPI students with the opportunity to compete in a jury-selected art competition for the chance to showcase their work. All are invited to view the show in the Pullen Art Gallery.

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