From mountain biking to fire building to overnight camping, local kids will experience all kinds of outdoor fun during Adventure Camp, hosted by the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the Nordic Heritage Sport Club. Adventure Camp will take place July 23 to 28 at the Nordic Heritage Center and is open to area youth from 4th grade to 8th grade.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle honored several employees for their years of service during the annual Employee Recognition reception held on May 17. Thirteen employees were recognized for their combined 215 years of service to the University.
One hundred and sixty students graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle during the 2017-2018 academic year. On Saturday, May 12, during the 2018 Commencement Exercises, the University’s 109th Commencement, President Ray Rice conferred degrees upon 127 students who participated in the ceremony held in Wieden Gymnasium.
One hundred and ninety-three 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.
Auto Collision Repair students at Northern Maine Community College usually see their share of bent bumpers, wrecked rocker panels, and peeled paint, but one recent graduate tackled a pitted and pockmarked planet.
One hundred and seventy students graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle on Saturday, May 12, during the 2018 Commencement Exercises—the University’s 109th Commencement ceremony. UMPI President Raymond Rice conferred degrees for the 2017-2018 academic year upon 112 students who participated in the ceremony held in Wieden Gymnasium.
When Jessica and Christopher Morley participate in the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s graduation ceremony on May 12, it will be a family affair. The couple, who are among the 170 students graduating from UMPI this academic year, have been married for 16 years, have been working for the last six years to complete their degrees, and have four children between the ages of 6 and 15 who will be cheering them on as they receive their diplomas.
The University of Maine at Presque Isle Fine Art Program will present one solo exhibition developed through the 2017-18 Fine Art Senior Thesis Exhibition course. The exhibitions is being hosted in Campus Center Room 112 (former Reed Gallery) in May.
In an effort to prepare the next generation of attorneys for positions that need to be filled in Aroostook County, officials with the University of Maine School of Law and the University of Maine at Presque Isle signed an agreement on May 3 providing an Accelerated Law Pathway for UMPI students.
As officials at the University of Maine at Presque Isle wait on final word about the cause of a fire that occurred in the wind turbine in early April, they have received findings that will help them to determine the best plan for moving forward and confirmed that safety mechanisms inside the unit worked as intended.