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4-H STEM Ambassador Program a Hit with Washburn Students, UMPI Student-Teachers

4-H STEM Ambassador Program a Hit with Washburn Students, UMPI Student-Teachers

| May 28, 2015

For University of Maine-Presque Isle student Leah Rodriguez, science is not a quiet study, but rather a roaring road to discovery. The Washburn elementary and middle school students she teaches as part of an after school program share this sentiment. “The more they get loud and crazy, the better we know we’re doing,” said Rodriguez. […]

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UMaine System freezes in-state tuition for fourth consecutive year

UMaine System freezes in-state tuition for fourth consecutive year

| May 19, 2015

“I was relieved, definitely,” said UMPI student Emma Ruff. Ruff pays for a good chunk of her University of Maine at Presque Isle tuition out of pocket. And so when she heard that for the fourth year in a row the University of Maine System trustees voted to freeze in-state tuition for its universities, it […]

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Graduation Day!

Graduation Day!

| May 16, 2015

Presque Isle, MeĀ – College can be tough, it can be tougher as a nontraditional student. Two graduates this year met those challenges and are excited to that they decided to do it. “I started my family very young, and I decided as they have gotten older it was time for me to do something for […]

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PI Fish & Game Club Sportsman Show

PI Fish & Game Club Sportsman Show

| March 24, 2015

The Annual Presque Isle Fish & Game Club Sportsman’s Show at Gentile Hall on the campus of the University of Maine-Presque Isle.

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Developing a Proficiency-Based Learning System in the County

Developing a Proficiency-Based Learning System in the County

| September 15, 2014

“Schools across Maine are really changing education to better meet the needs of students,” says the Co-Chair of Maine Customized Learning, Linda Laughlin. 16 school districts in the County came together to learn about the proficiency-based model of education. “Proficiency-based really means that we’re going to identify a common set of learning expectations for students […]

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