The Partnership for Civic Advancement is a UMF 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 members 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 are invited to start here.
News and Upcoming Events
LinkedIn Workshops: Limited Seating; Reservations Required
Workshop I – Friday February 28th – Computer Center Lab 102, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – The Basics
Workshop II – Friday, March 7th: – Computer Center Lab 102, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Beyond the Basics (Snow date: Monday, March 10th)
Wednesday, February 26th – CR 123, Student Center, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19th - CR 123, Student Center, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
For Students & Community Partners:
Wednesday, March 12th – Olsen Student Center, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Snow date: Friday, March 14th)
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.