Upgrade Menu for the Cafeteria

     UMPI recently is developing the final draft of the UMPI Campus Master Plan. The purpose of the campus master plan is to optimize the use of resources to carry out and advance the best campus service by informing decision-making as regards amenities and surroundings. As Benjamin Shaw, chief business officer, said by email, “Campus Master Plan will establish a framework for future improvements across the campus, and serve as a navigational tool as we progress into the future.” Continue reading “Upgrade Menu for the Cafeteria”

An UMPI Face

Tong and Shaun white

    Tong Liu is an old face who is as well-known at UMPI as a sailor knows the open sea. Tong Liu comes from Beijing, the capital of China. He came to the University of Maine at Presque Isle to study five years ago.  He will get his bachelor’s degree soon in May 2018 with a major in Professional Communication and Journalism and a minor in Business Administration. Continue reading “An UMPI Face”

Wonderful, Scary Painting Night

People painting with Paula Ouellette Siddiqui.

    Thursday night, Oct. 26, the business club brought a fantastic painting night to UMPI. Paula Siddiqui, who is a local artist from Caribou, Maine, instructed its paint night. The fun activity was in hopes of raising funds for a trip to Washington, D.C.  That planned trip will create connection and further business knowledge. Continue reading “Wonderful, Scary Painting Night”

Forever Wild

    Baxter State Park is a highly unusual natural treasure located in Maine.  It’s the result of the vision of one person, Percival P. Baxter, governor of Maine from 1921-1924  For decades used his own funds to acquire 200,000 acres that he set up with a trust as a gift to the people of Maine with the stipulation that it remain “Forever Wild.”  There’s really no place like it.  It’s home to plants and animals that are found nowhere else in Maine or even in the world.   Continue reading “Forever Wild”

Art Is the Transformation of Identity


Jessalyn Levesque is a mixed media artist who focuses on drawing, painting, sculpture, performance and photography. She originally comes from Missoula, Montana, and moved to the East Coast in her senior year of high school. She spent five years and received her Bachelors of Fine Arts at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. Continue reading “Art Is the Transformation of Identity”