UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement is an initiative that supports student participation in community-based activities in western Maine and beyond. All Partnership activities are intended to be mutually beneficial to UMF students and to the communities served.
Student-community engagement activities supported by the Partnership include:
- Undergraduate Research
- Leadership Education and Training, and
- Service Learning
(Please see “Definitions” for a description of each type of engagement.)
How to get involved:
- Students interested in working with community organizations or local businesses, please start here.
- Faculty and staff seeking to expand student learning opportunities through community placements may start here.
- Community businesses and organizations interested in securing assistance from UMF students on high priority community projects may start here.
News and Upcoming Events
We wish to thank the 27 community partners who attended the Spring 2015 Internship Fair for taking the time to come to meet with our students and faculty. For more information on the participants, visit the event page at: Spring 2015 Internship Fair
Check here to see all Upcoming Events and Meetings.
Go to the Partnership News page to read the full stories.
Partnership Celebrates 3rd Anniversary
UMF’s Partnership Receives Grant from the Davis Educational Foundation
UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement Receives Second Three-Year Grant from Bangor Savings Bank Foundation
Partnership Launches Leadership Education & Training Program
UMF’s Partnership Presented with the Maine Campus Compact President’s Leadership Award
Check below to see issues of the Partnership Press newsletters:
See the Partnership’s Year 3 Outcomes Summary Report
This website is maintained by the Partnership. It is meant to serve students, faculty, staff, and community sponsors. Suggestions for improving this site are always welcome.