University of Maine at Presque Isle Professor Kevin McCartney will present his research at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America [GSA], which is scheduled to take place Oct. 9-12 in Minneapolis, Minn. More than 6,000 scientists are expected to attend this international conference.
Professional and avocational archaeologists from Maine and farther afield will gather at the University of Maine at Presque Isle next month when it hosts the Fall 2011 meeting of the Maine Archaeological Society [MAS] on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. The meeting will be held in the UMPI Campus Center from 12:45 to 8 p.m.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host Dr. David Hart, Director of the Senator George J. Mitchell Center and the Research Leader for Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative, as the next speaker in its 2011-2012 University Distinguished Lecturer Series.
Dr. Hart will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Campus Center about Maine's Sustainability Solutions Initiative: Linking Knowledge with Action to Create a Brighter Economic, Social and Environmental Future.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will be offering two courses this fall beginning Monday, Sept. 26 and Wednesday, Sept. 28, respectively, as part of its American Management Association's certificate programs. The course registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 21.
Criminal Justice students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle will take on local law enforcement officials during the 7th Annual CJ Students vs. Law Enforcement Basketball Game, to be held for the first time during Homecoming weekend.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will honor two alumni with awards of distinction during its Homecoming 2011 activities the weekend of Sept. 23-25. The annual alumni award presentations will be made for the first time during the State of the University Address by President Don Zillman, which will take place on Friday, Sept. 23 at 3 p.m. in the Campus Center.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle Athletic Department has announced the hiring of Jim Casciano and Marc Heidorf as the program's new men's and women's head basketball coaches, respectively. Casciano also serves as the Assistant Athletic Director, while Heidorf takes on the role of Sports Information Director.
University of Maine at Presque Isle alumnus and photographer Jason Grass will present his latest book Living in Color, Dreaming in Black and White during a book signing event on Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Owl's Nest, located in the University's Campus Center.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is pleased to announce that it will begin its 2011-2012 University Distinguished Lecture Series with a talk by author, education consultant and radio host Dr. Bernard Grenway.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle's Outdoor Adventure Program International [OAPI] is offering a series of fall adventures and activities for campus and community members to enjoy, including an Acadia Adventure Weekend, paintballing and geocaching.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is hosting another jam-packed Homecoming celebration from Friday, Sept. 23 to Sunday, Sept. 25, offering everything from a reunion concert by Too Far North and a new triathlon race to socials, athletic events, alumni games and the annual Hall of Fame dinner. Alums are slated to return to campus from across the country and as far away as Australia for this year's Homecoming weekend.
University of Maine at Presque Isle President Don Zillman announced Friday that he will resign at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year and return full time to academic pursuits. He has served as UMPI's president since 2006.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will welcome Mark Anderson of the University of Maine for a talk on sustainability on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the GIS Lab (Folsom 201). The talk is being hosted by UMPI's Environmental Studies and Sustainability Program and the UMPI EPSCoR grant project.
A University of Maine at Presque Isle program that serves local residents over 50 and believes in "learning for life" will host its fall kick-off event at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 in the Campus Center.
Seniors Achieving Greater Education [SAGE] has worked for more than a decade to bring short courses in arts, sciences, and specialty areas to the region's senior community. SAGE is one of 17 senior colleges in the Maine Senior College Network, and one of two senior colleges north of Bangor.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle is pleased to host one of its Emeritus faculty members, Dr. Richard Shain Cohen, for a reading and book signing on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. in the Normal Hall Faculty Lounge. Light refreshments will be served and the community is invited to attend.