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UMPI President Raymond Rice On Upward Bound Application Progress

University of Maine at Presque Isle President Thanks Maine Congressional Delegation for Impactful Advocacy

“Every member of the UMPI faculty and staff share a commitment to student access, support, and success,” UMPI President Ray Rice said. “We are extremely pleased to hear that our Upward Bound application will be assessed on its merits and our program will be given the opportunity to continue its outstanding service and dedication to our Aroostook County families and future higher education students. We are extremely grateful to our Congressional Delegation for their indefatigable advocacy, letters of support, direct conversations, eloquent testimony, and all other work they did to ensure that our proposal was not dismissed due to a minor formatting discrepancy.”

May 24, 2017 Congressional Delegation Release