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:

(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:
Partnership Press – December 2014 Issue
Partnership Press – May 2014 Issue
Partnership Press – December 2013 Issue
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.