Top Stories

Tag: UMPI

175th Anniversary of Aroostook County’s Incorporation

| March 18, 2014

Singing, presentations of the history of Aroostook, and county inspired food. Around 175 people came together to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Aroostook County. “It was just a really wonderful event from the start to the finish. It was the most packed two hours that I’ve ever seen in the library especially. So it was […]

Continue Reading

Data Shows That Some Students Pass Up Financial Aid

| March 11, 2014

Figuring out just how you’re going to pay for college can be stressful. But not using all the resources that are available to help pay, just doesn’t make sense. According CNN Money, an analysis of government data has shown that 2 million students could have qualified for a need-based Pell Grant, but didn’t even bother […]

Continue Reading

Biathlon Opening Ceremonies

| February 24, 2014

Aroostook County –After months of planning and preparation, The 2014 IBU World Youth/Junior Biathlon Championships will take center stage at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle, and event sponsors, the organizing committee, and numerous volunteers have created a jam-packed schedule of competitive and community events to engage visitors, starting with opening ceremonies on Thursday. […]

Continue Reading

UMPI Announces Transition to Proficiency-Based Education

| February 13, 2014

BANGOR—The University of Maine at Presque Isle was joined by several top Maine education officials during a press conference Thursday in Bangor to announce its transition to proficiency-based education, a move that makes UMPI the first university in Maine and one of the first in the nation to deliver this type of interactive learning. Proficiency-based […]

Continue Reading

Junior Achievement of Aroostook County Holds 4th Annual Titan Challenge

| February 13, 2014

Maine’s business sector got some young hires. Its Maine Junior Achievement Day. High school students competed in a statewide challenge taking them out of the classroom and into VIRTUAL boardrooms where important business decisions are made. Meet the management team of a new Northern Maine startup. And so ARE THEY…and THEM. They all look quite […]

Continue Reading