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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 […]

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Only A Hand Full Of People Have Been Warned About Tobacco Use Violations At UMPI

| January 24, 2014

Only a few tobacco use incidents have been reported at the University of Maine at Presque Isle for the Fall Semester. It was the first semester that the campus was officially tobacco free.   So how’s that been going for UMPI so far, and what’s it like for a Residence Assistant to enforce the policy […]

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Annual Special Olympics Skills Competition Held

| January 15, 2014

“This year we have 135 athletes who came to do the skills competition. We are having a great day,” said Event Organizer, Carl Michaud. “We have volunteers from Caribou High School, Presque Isle High School and Easton High School. Families, volunteers, friends all having a great time.” The olympians took part in all aspects of […]

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UMPI’s PTA Program Receives National Accreditation

| December 24, 2013

I’m here in the PTA lab in Weiden, where UMPI’s PTA program has received national accreditation. This vital signs monitor is just one of the features in the lab. It reads a patients heart beat, blood pressure, and EKG. Just over two years ago, none of this equipment existed and neither did the students or […]

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13-Year-Old Boy Becomes Member of UMPI Basketball Team

| December 10, 2013

He’s 13 years old, stands 5 feet 3 inches and weighs 103 pounds… Meet the newest member of the University of Maine at Presque Isle men’s basketball team. “Feels pretty good,” said Nicholas Krause. Nicholas is an 8th grader who loves to play sports… But sometimes, playing isn’t so easy. Two years ago, Nicholas found […]

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