An Unconventional Journey

UMPI Senior Chelsey Briggs is photographed on one of her sojourns

     On Nov. 16, at 7 p.m., UMPI welcomed student Chelsey Briggs to the Campus Center Multi-Purpose Room to speak on her experiences and life’s journey. The event was part of the university’s Distinguished Lecturer Series. Briggs, a senior in the education program, was introduced by Wendi Malenfant, UMPI associate professor of early childhood education, and then she delivered her presentation entitled “An Unconventional Journey.” Continue reading “An Unconventional Journey”

The AmeriCorner Spotlights Sara Packard, Exceptional Leader and Athlete

UMPI student Sara Packard excels academically and athletically. She has a fantastic GPA and she is a two-time USCAA Softball All-American.

 

    This month’s Student Spotlight features UMPI student Sara Packard. Sara is from Saint Albans, Maine. She is a senior and she studies athletic training, with a minor in physical education. Continue reading “The AmeriCorner Spotlights Sara Packard, Exceptional Leader and Athlete”

The AmeriCorner Spotlights Kassidy Morin, Exemplary Volunteer

Kassidy Morin is a Social Work major and active volunteer at UMP.

     This month’s Student Spotlight features UMPI student Kassidy Morin. Kassidy is a social work major from Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada. This is her junior year at UMPI. Kassidy is a member of the Campus Crusade for Christ and the Student Organization of Social Work at UMPI. She likes UMPI because it is a small school and is close to her home. Continue reading “The AmeriCorner Spotlights Kassidy Morin, Exemplary Volunteer”

Coloring for All Ages

Participants at the Homecoming Coloring for All Ages event relax, chat and color.


The Coloring for All Ages event, sponsored by the UMPI president’s office, took place in the Owl’s Nest in the Campus Center on Friday, Oct. 6. The event, one of the first to take place during the Homecoming Friends and Family Weekend, allowed people of all ages to color using the colored pencils and coloring pages provided. Soothing music played, and participants had a chance to win prizes in the form of coloring books and colored pencils. Continue reading “Coloring for All Ages”

The AmeriCorner Spotlights Chenoa Jackson, Exemplary Volunteer

     This month’s Student Spotlight features UMPI student Chenoa Jackson. Chenoa is a social work major from Wilton, Maine. This is her third year at UMPI. Chenoa is on the UMPI Cross-Country Team and the Track and Field Team. She is the secretary of the Pageturners Book Club and the secretary of Campus Crusade for Christ. Continue reading “The AmeriCorner Spotlights Chenoa Jackson, Exemplary Volunteer”

News From the AmeriCorner

Any student willing to volunteer for one (1) hour on one Sunday calling out Bingo numbers at Presque Isle Rehab and Nursing with the AmeriCorps Volunteer, please contact the Volunteer. This is a fun, easy and short service opportunity.

Any students wishing to display a piece of their artwork in the AmeriCorner, please contact the AmeriCorps Volunteer.

If you know of UMPI students who, because of their achievements and volunteerism, should be featured in the Student Spotlight, please nominate them by contacting the AmeriCorps Volunteer.

Please mark your calendars for the second annual UMPI Alternative Spring Break, coming in March of 2018. This is a completely free event: all transportation, lodging, meals, grape soda and entertainment will be provided free of charge. The tentative dates are March 11-14, 2018. For more information, please contact the AmeriCorps Volunteer.

The AmeriCorps Volunteer can be contacted at: AmeriCorner (Office on first floor of UMPI Library)–207-768-9602–Luke.Cameron@maine.edu