The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Reed Art Gallery presents MOR•PHOL•O•GY, new sculptures by Brianna Gerrish, between Oct. 15 and Nov. 19, 2020.
With approval from its accreditor, the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), the University of Maine at Presque Isle can now offer its very first Master’s degree program—a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL). This fall will mark the first time in the institution’s 117-year history that a graduate program will be offered.
For the first time ever, a public university in Maine—the University of Maine at Presque Isle—has been named one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the 2020 survey by The Great Colleges to Work For® program. As an even more prestigious honor, in its first recognition by the program, UMPI has achieved distinction as a 2020 Honor Roll Institution, achieving high scores in 11 out of 12 categories.
Officials at the University of Maine at Presque Isle are pleased to announce that the institution earned four top rankings on U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges list. In this year’s annual rankings, UMPI was named among the 30 Best Regional Colleges in the North, the 20 Top Public Schools in the North, the top 20 Regional Colleges in the North for graduates with least debt, and the top 50 Regional Colleges in the North for Social Mobility.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will present its first-ever virtual Homecoming festivities from Sept. 14 to 20, featuring activities such as a virtual trivia night, roundtable discussions, and a virtual version of the Snowy Owl Marketplace.
One hundred and seventy-three students graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle during the 2019-2020 academic year. On Saturday, May 9, during the University’s 111th Commencement and first-ever virtual Commencement ceremony, President Rice conferred degrees upon the graduating students.
Five hundred and four students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle have been named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester, according to Dr. Ray Rice, UMPI President and Provost.
With the health and safety of the campus community as its top priority, and with major themes of support, response, and personal accountability in mind, the University of Maine at Presque Isle announced today its Safe Return Plan for the fall semester.
A team of University of Maine at Presque Isle faculty members and students have begun work in the Zillman Family Greenhouse on a research project funded by a $12,333 USDA Specialty Crops Block Grant. The project aims to support Maine potato growers by enhancing the competitiveness of potato rotation crops through cropping system innovations.
With a new faculty member on board, a learning space in the works, and connections with employers in the region being established, the University of Maine at Presque Isle is on schedule to begin delivering a high-demand bachelor’s degree program this fall, its new B.S. in Health Administration.