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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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Aroostook County Hosts Empty Bowls

| December 9, 2013

Making bowls for a greater good. That’s what Hyrum Benson, the Assistant Professor of Art at UMPI and his Ceramics Two class are doing to help fight hunger here in Aroostook County. Benson said he always wanted to be a part of this effort, and he is thankful for all the support. “I’m really happy […]

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UMPI Professor receives award that the University has never seen before

| November 7, 2013

The first ever Donald and Linda G. Zillman Family Professorship was awarded Thursday November 7th. ┬áThe Professorship is awarded to one tenured UMPI faculty member to assist in research and faculty development. Dr. Wang professor of earth and environmental science was the first professor to receive the Zillman Family Professorship award here at UMPI. ┬áThe […]

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Medical Monday 11.4.13: Step and Tone To Good Health

| November 5, 2013

Taking STEPS to improve your health. That’s what these people are doing in this STEP and TONE class led by Kelli Marsten. Kelli Marsten is the instructor for Step and Tone at the University of Maine at Presque Isle and says “I might do two minutes on the step or one minute on the step […]

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