UMF’s Ed360 team recently caught up with Senior Chris Coleman, who is double majoring in Secondary Education and mathematics, to talk with him about his experience as a Transfer Student at UMF. Chris is well known around campus for his role as a Learning Assistant in the Learning Commons where he not only provides supplemental instruction and support for peers, but has also spear-headed a new initiative to provide Peer-Guided Praxis II Prep Sessions. (In short, he ROCKS!)
Chris is a Bangor native and began his college career at a well-known out-of-state Technical Institute with the plan of pursuing a career in engineering. After experiencing a year of Continue reading →
Please join us at the dedication of the Loraine J. Spenciner Curriculum Materials Center and presentation of the first Loraine Spenciner scholarship. The event will be held Friday, May 6th, at noon in the Bjorn Lounge of the Theodora J. Kalikow Education Center.
Loraine was a longtime faculty member who came to UMF in 1988 as the developer of the Early Childhood Special Education program. In the Continue reading →
The “Last Lecture” is a yearly event sponsored by UMF’s Alpha Lambda Delta, now in its fifth year. Alpha Lambda Delta is a nationally recognized honor society for students who achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in their first year at UMF. The UMF chapter focuses on community service and academic excellence through a variety of events. Continue reading →
“Symposium Day provides a wonderful opportunity for students from all disciplines to share their impressive scholarly and creative work with the UMF community. The incredible array of presentations, poster sessions, readings, installations, and performances highlights the many talents of our student Continue reading →
The Farmington spirit was alive and well before I ever showed up, but I think my contribution was to recognize the college’s strength and goodness and to make sure that everybody here got the picture too, so we could work together, to make it better, to take care of the students. The faculty and staff that we attracted and kept here had that commitment to excellence and pride in their learning community, and gradually, over time, the reputation of UMF in the big world came closer to matching the reality of what we created together here in Western Maine.
UMF Senior Community Health Education major, Emily Armour, recently returned from flood-stricken Texas where she interned with the Red Cross Disaster Team. Emily spent two weeks in Beaumont and Orange, Texas, assisting hundreds of people as they recovered from the devastating floods in the South. Welcome Home, Emily! Job well done!