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3rd annual World Polio Day and Purple Pinkie Project a success

Thursday, 06 November 2014

3rd annual World Polio Day and Purple Pinkie Project a success

With the help of the Rotary Clubs in Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Limestone and Washburn, the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the Presque Isle Rotary Club are declaring their 3rd annual World Polio Day and Purple Pinkie Project celebration—which spread throughout central Aroostook County and was held between Oct. 18 and 25—a big success. All activities helped to raise awareness of Rotary International's efforts to eradicate polio worldwide. Combined efforts among the clubs helped to raise an estimated $2,600 for that global effort.

UMPI makes student-focused campus improvements

Thursday, 06 November 2014

UMPI makes student-focused campus improvements

As part of the University of Maine at Presque Isle's strategic planning work and its efforts to provide students with a personalized learning experience, officials are making lots of changes on campus—including changes that will provide students with more efficient service and a better learning environment.