Senior College begins April 25, and University of Maine at Fort Kent President Wilson Hess is joining the faculty of the program this year.
Hess will join other instructors that are bringing a wide range of topics, such as the Acadian Deportation, medical marijuana, Les Chanson de la Vallee, and Wolves and Dogs in Fact and Fiction.
This fall marks the start of the third season of learning at The St. John Valley Senior College. It is a true collaborative effort, created by the Fort Kent Elderly Social Action Council, Maine School Administrative District #27’s Adult and Community Education Program, and UMFK.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent will be hosting the first planning meeting for a proposed Senior College program, to be offered in the St. John Valley.
The meeting, which is open to anyone interested in helping to start the program or just learn more about it, will take place at UMFK in the Grindle Conference Room of Cyr Hall on February 14, at 9:00 a.m.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is looking to the community for residents interested in establishing a Senior College program in the northernmost part of the state, similar to those offered in other locations around the State.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is looking to spark the interest of St. John Valley residents over the age of 55 to establish a Senior College in the northernmost part of the state.
The initiative, which was started in the Portland area with the University of Southern Maine in 1996, and has since been developing around the state and country, is designed to provide a curriculum of intellectually stimulating learning opportunities and special activities for seniors.