UMPI alumni gathered in the Campus Center on October 1 to attend the Inaugural UMPI Alumni Hour.
Thomas Wire, UMPI Alumni Board President, spoke on the commitment UMPI has to its students.
“We want to make current students feel like alumni as soon as they enroll,” Wire said.
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It is hard to believe that in less than a month the citizens of the United States will once again have the great opportunity to elect a president. I say this is a great opportunity because not all people have the opportunity to elect their leader.
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The UMPI Page Turners Book Club is currently holding a bookmark contest from Oct. 7 to Nov. 9. The winner and the runner up entry will be displayed in the University Times, and the winning design will become the official bookmark of Page Turners. Please send entries to: Sully Jackson, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, Maine 04769. Digital entries may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org via email– please include a subject heading.
Page Turners is always accepting new members and holds meetings on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. and Fridays at 2:30 p.m., biweekly. Both students and community members are welcome to attend.
Do you remember that we lost a lot players due to injuries last game? Do you remember what Cody Blair definitively said after the last game? “We just need to get all guys healthy and have our starters back. We will see what happens once they come back.” Yes, they recovered and came back. That means that their confidence will return, their power will recover and they will prove themselves.
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Many students on campus had to leave their pets at home when they came to school. Victoria Forkus, UMPI’s AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer, organized a trip for students to visit the Aroostook County Humane Society. At the shelter, animals had the chance to get some much-needed attention from affectionate students.
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Homecoming is a big deal at most college campuses: the University of Maine at Presque isle is no different. There were special events sprinkled throughout the week. On the Oct. 1, there was an adventure–Inflatable Obstacle Course–held in the soccer fields.
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The 150 anniversary of the United States Constitution didn’t go unrecognized at UMPI. Professor Brent Anderson put together a lecture dedicated to the day. He emphasized on the importance of the 13th and 14th Amendments. These are both considered to have helped change the constitution. The hour-long lecture left the audience with a new understanding of the very things the U.S. was built upon.
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If you came to set back and relax you came to the wrong show. The high energy and fast stepping of Step Afrika took over the stage in the Wieden auditorium during homecoming weekend.
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On Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, there was a large audience at the soccer field to wait to watch the soccer game–UMPI VS UNITY. Part of the audience came from different cities or even countries. People returned to share news and memories and renew contact with their beloved alma mater. It was the perfect time—homecoming–to welcome them.
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Students who attended the first ever UMPI block party experienced a night to remember. The festivities took place on September 30. It was a cold Friday night, but that didn’t keep students and residents away. The Gentile Hall parking lot was filled with people looking to have a great night.
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