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
For Students & Community Partners:
Wednesday, March 19th – Olsen Student Center, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 26th – 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 a.m. – CR 123, Olsen Student Center
Check here to see all Upcoming Events and Meetings.
Partnership publishes first newsletter!
Click here to view the first issue of the Partnership Press
Partnership Celebrates 2nd Anniversary of Internship Program
For more information and to see photographs of the event, go to our Partnership News page!
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.