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UMPI featured on CompetencyWorks website

The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s transition to proficiency-based education was featured by CompetencyWorks, an online resource supported by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation and dedicated to providing information and knowledge about competency education primarily in the K-12 education system. CompetencyWorks included three posts about the University’s efforts. Read on to learn more: University of…

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UMPI hosts FFA leadership workshop

The Maine Department of Education featured the University in a story it posted on its website about a Maine FFA Association all-day leadership workshop that brought together more than 100 middle and high school agricultural and natural resources students and teachers. The University was pleased to serve as host for the event. To read the…

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BDN features UMPI SAGE program

The University’s SAGE program [Seniors Achieving Greater Education] was featured in the Bangor Daily News in December 2015. Be sure to read the story to find out how one of our SAGE classes taught by Pam Crawford connects with the Maine Arts Commission’s Creative Aging Program.

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BDN features UMPI’s Ag concentration

The University’s Sustainable Agriculture concentration was featured in the Bangor Daily News in November 2015. Read the story to learn about the new concentration and how it comes at a “unique time or agriculture in Aroostook County and the state, as thousands of acres of land are underused and more young people want to farm, albeit on…

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