Hello everyone and welcome to a brand-new academic year.
This year is truly a special year for UMPI. The number of out of state and out of country students is up this year. As of the day I am writing this article we have students coming to UMPI from Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Vermont. Students from outside of the United States are coming to UMPI from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, India, the Netherlands and Saudi Arabia.
Continue reading “Jim’s Journals – 2016 a brand New Year”
It takes a team including hardworking faculty and staff to make UMPI a great place. But sometimes necessary knowledge and talent come from people we may not be aware of. Tom Fuhrmark is one of those people. He was not an UMPI employee. But for the last four years, he used his graphic design skills to help UMPI be even better. Continue reading “An Unsung Hero of UMPI”
A warm welcome to the University of Maine at Presque Isle to all of our new students and a warm welcome back to all of our returners! It’s been quiet around campus lately and we are so excited to have you all here for the beginning of fall semester. We hope you’re as excited as we are to jump right in! Continue reading “Welcome From the Student Activities Office”
Welcome back to our returning students! We would also like to send out a warm greeting to the new incoming students. We are so pleased that you selected the University of Maine at Presque Isle! Continue reading “Student Financial Services”
Concerned about your grades? Organizationally challenged? Having difficulties due to a documented disability? Have questions regarding to whom you should speak about a problem? Our friendly crew would like to meet you, so please come visit us at Student Support Services on the ground floor of the Center for Innovative Learning (CIL) for assistance.
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You will have opportunities for many new experiences here at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. One way to maximize your potential is to make being career ready an integral part of your education. The Office of Career Readiness (formerly the Office of Career Preparation & Employer Relations) located in Preble Hall room 238B can assist you whether you are a first year student, a returning student or a student in their final year.
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Hello everyone, my name is Jim Stepp and I am the dean of students here at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Astronomy has been a hobby of mine for about 40 years. I first became interested in astronomy in 6th grade. Living in Pittsburgh gave me the opportunity to go to the Buhl Planetarium and the Allegheny Observatory on many occasions. One of the first objects I saw through a telescope was Comet West when it lit up the evening skies in the early 1970s.
Continue reading “Astronomy in Northern Maine”
Are you interested in starting a business, need help with developing a career plan, or could use assistance with managing your finances? If so, we may be able to help at New Ventures Maine. Continue reading “Greetings from New Ventures Maine!”
The Equal Opportunity Office welcomes you to campus. The University of Maine at Presque Isle is a welcoming university committed to providing a positive educational environment for all students regardless of race, national origin, gender (including transgender), gender expression and sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, religion and genetic information. Continue reading “Equal Opportunity Office”
Greetings and welcome to all of our students here at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. The campus seems to be electric with all the student activity and traffic going on.
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