On February 20, the University of Maine at Presque Isle, C-A-N-C-E-R [Caring Area Neighbors for Cancer Education and Recovery], and community members will celebrate 10 years of close-shaving, head-painting, fundraising planetary fun during the 10th annual Planet Head Day.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host its annual spring semester American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, Feb. 18 from 12 to 5 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. Door prizes will be given away during this time. Members of the campus and community are invited and encouraged to participate in this free event.
Three hundred and nine students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle have been named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester, according to Dr. Ray Rice, Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. Named to the highest honors list are…
The University of Maine at Presque Isle Outing Club is offering a series of spring adventures and activities for campus and community members to enjoy, including skiing, snowboarding, overnight camping, snowshoeing, and outdoor rock climbing.
The University’s ornithology collection and the work Dr. Jason Johnston does to teach students the craft of bird preservation were featured in the Bangor Daily News Feb. 1 story about the Aroostook Birders’ annual bird count. To read the full story, click here.
The University of Maine Presque Isle will mark the 10th anniversary of Caroline D. Gentile Hall in a way that its namesake would approve—with wellness activities, healthy snacks and a celebration of community. This anniversary celebration will take place on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 2-5:30 p.m. inside the facility. All are invited to attend this free event.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s very own Caleb Ward will serve as the next speaker in the 2015-2016 Distinguished Lecturer Series on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m., in the Campus Center. Ward, who is the third UMPI student ever to serve as a student Distinguished Lecturer, will deliver his talk Mongolia: The Research Trip of a Lifetime. His talk is free and the public is encouraged to attend the event.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Pullen Art Gallery will host a special open exhibition in February that pays homage to the feline—The Art of Meow will be on display from Feb. 5 to 26, with an opening reception on Friday, Feb. 5 from 6-8 p.m. during the February First Friday Art Walk. All are invited to attend this free event.
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…
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host the 10th Annual Junior Achievement of Maine Titan Challenge in the Campus Center on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 8:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24 is the snow date for this event. The event brings area high school students to campus to compete against their…