UMF Advocates for Disability Awareness Club Presents “Accessibility Through My Lens”

Kudos to UMF‘s Advocates for Disability Awareness Club (ADAC) on their incredible Symposium presentation. Members Continue reading

Rehabilitation Services Students Shine at NCRE

Last week, Rehabilitation Services Students at NCRE (April 2016)ten UMF Rehabilitation Services juniors attended the 16th Annual National Council of Rehabilitation Educator‘s conference with Dr. Jewel Jones in Newport Beach, California form April 20-22nd.  Not only did Continue reading

2016 Michael D. Wilson Symposium

Screen Shot 2016-05-02 at 12.32.44 AMSymposium 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

UMF Celebrates the Dedication of the Theodora J. Kalikow Education Center

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 President Theo Kalikow, April 26, 2016

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Secondary English major Elizabeth Ferry Selected for Prestigious NCAA Program

Our own Secondary English major Elizabeth Ferry recently returned from participating in the elite NCAA &  Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) “So You Want to be a Coach” program. She was one of 70 players across the country,

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Secondary Education Major Emily Rumble Selected to Give Student Address at Graduation

Emily RumbleCongratulations to Secondary Education major Emily Rumble who was selected to give the student address at graduation, alongside two-time Pulitzer prize winner Alan Shaw Taylor.


“A standout student, Rumble is a George Mitchell Scholar and Honors Student graduating Cum Laude with a major in secondary education. During her time at UMF, she has been Continue reading

Community Health Education Senior Completes Internship with Red Cross Disaster Team

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!

Read more about Emily’s experience in the Daily Bulldog’s recent article.

 

 

Special Education major Lindsay Gorman named 2016 George Mitchell Peace Scholar

Lindsay Gorman named George Mitchell ScholarCongratulations to Special Education major Lindsay Gorman who was just awarded the George Mitchell Peace Scholarship to study abroad at University College Cork in Ireland this fall. Continue reading

Congratulations to UMF’s THREE 2016 Fulbright Scholars!

Caroline will be teaching in Bulgaria!Congratulations to Class of ’15 Secondary Education major Caroline Murphy,  Class of ’14 English/Creative Writing major Kyle Manning and Class of ’16 History major Travis Bent who were selected to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, a highly competitive and prestigious grant program.

Caroline will be teaching English as a Second Continue reading