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
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,
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.
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