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Annoucements

 
Pet Supply Drive 
UMA-Bangor will be hosting a Pet Supply Drive to benefit Eastern Area Agency On Aging. Acceptable Items include Dog, Cat, and Bird food. Treats, Toys and Litter. PLEASE NO cash donations accepted. Look for drop boxes all over the Bangor Campus! Thank-you for you support

Your Opinion Counts!  
In only 15-20 minutes you can make a difference at UMA and win one of three $100 UMA Bookstore Gift Cards and a one UMS Course Tuition Waiver! Please check your University email on Friday, November 8 to see if you have been randomly selected to participate in the Adult Learner Inventory Survey. President Allyson Handley's survey invitation to you will come from survey noellevitzand ask you to answer questions about your academic and campus experiences.
FMI: Greg LaPointe 

Register for Spring Classes!

Registration is open.  Check out the new and improved Spring 2014 Course Guide which features a course search that can be sorted by subject, location/modality, date and time!  Students may register in person, on campus (Augusta or Bangor), at a University College Center, or by calling 1-877-862-1234 (statewide), or 262-7808 (Bangor). 
FMI: Enrollment Services 1-877-862-1234

New Course: ANT 489 Oral History
Topics in Anthropology 489: Oral History, Methods and Practices. This course explores the methods used in exploring history through recorded interviews, exploring attitude and perspectives on events and historical change. The course will train students to plan an oral history project, conduct interviews and present the information gathered.
FMI: Keith Ludden 207-458-1377

French Conversation Table
Students and community members meet once a month to share tea, snacks, and conversation...in French! This year, we will devote the first fifteen minutes to beginners, so don't be afraid to jump in where you are! We will meet on the second Thursday of the month from 3-4 p.m. in Jewett 289. Last date this semester is Dec. 12.
FMI: Chelsea Ray 621-3487
 

Events

 

Basketball Games Wednesday!

6:00pm Augusta Civic Center
Come out and support the UMA men's and women's basketball teams tomorrow as they take on CMCC at the Civic Center in Augusta. The women's game begins at 6:00 pm with the men's game to follow.
FMI: Kim Lloyd

Free Bowling Tonight in Bangor!
6:30-8:30PM on Wednesday, November 20 at Family Fun Lanes (15 Hildreth St, Bangor, ME 04401). The Office of Student Life is sponsoring a bowling night! Shoe rental is free for all, students bowl for free, and guests bowl for $2.50 a game. Join us anytime during the two hours for as many games you can "spare!"
FMI: Michael Sales 262-7815

Travel to Democracy with OCE
On Nov. 20th & Nov. 21st, the Office of Civic Engagement will take students to two different municipal meetings in and near Augusta to observe democracy in action. What is the difference between the issues faced by a city as compared to a small town? How do elected officials make decisions for the people they represent? Meet in the lobby of Randall Student Center at 5:00pm on 11/20 for a trip to Pittston and at 5:45pm on 11/21 for a trip to Augusta City Hall. Join us as we travel to democracy.
FMI: Val Marsh 621-3158

Free Skating Thursday in Bangor
Thursday, November 21 from 6-8PM at Great Skates (82 Sylvan Rd, Bangor, ME 04401), strap on some skates and enjoy a night of fun! Bangor Student Government Association will be covering the cost of admission, skate rental, and 1 laser tag ticket per student, and guests may join us for $8.50 (with laser tag) or $5.50 (without). See you at the rink!
FMI: Michael Sales 262-7815

Successful Interviewing Workshop on Thursday!
Thursday, November 21st, 2:00 - 3:30 PM, RSC 208 (Augusta), 209 Belfast Hall (Bangor) and UC Centers** Preparation is 50% of an interview. This workshop will show you how to best prepare yourself to ace the job interview. **Broadcasting of workshops to UC Centers is subject to room availability.
FMI: Career Workshops & Events Webpage

Native American History Movie in Bangor
Monday, November 25 from 11 am - 1 pm in Eastport Hall 124
Please join the Multicultural and Civic Engagement Office in celebrating Native American History with the movie, "We Shall Remain". Popcorn and drinks will be provided! Be sure to check out the crafts on display and fire dancing during the intermission!
FMI: Michael Sales 262-7815
Work Study Students Needed 
The Augusta Campus Office of Student Life AND the Fitness Center both have openings for work study and volunteer positions. Hours range Monday-Saturday from 8:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
FMI and if interested email Rose Pelletier (Student Life) or Jennifer Laney (Fitness Center).

Employment, Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

 
UMA Employment Opportunities
* Computer Information Systems, Faculty (Augusta or Bangor)  
* Director of Library Services  
* Mathematics, Faculty  
* Staff Associate for Enrollment Services & Career Advising (Bangor)  
* Assistant Professor of the Dental Health Programs & Dental Assisting Coordinator (Bangor)  
* English/Writing Lab Coordinator, Faculty  
* Psychology, Faculty (Bangor) 

  

Employment opportunities are listed on the UMA website Employment Page »
FMI: email UMAjobs or call (207) 621-3043

 

News

 

Augusta area lawmakers to host health insurance forum - Morning Sentinel
The forum Wednesday night at the University of Maine at Augusta will give members of the public a chance to ask experts about the law.

COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Lola sets 2 UMA records - Kennebec Journal
Lola set a UMA women's record for most points in a game as well as most 3-pointers with eight. She also grabbed nine rebounds and had four assists. Teammate Arreonte Lee scored 28 points and hauled in 21 rebounds. Courtney Jicks added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Moose while Richmond graduate Jamie Plummer scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

Exciting exhibition at the University of Maine at Augusta - Bangor Daily News
"Divergent Collective", the new exhibition on view at the Charles Danforth Gallery from October 28th through December 13th, is the work of three alumni of MECAs MFA program. These emerging artists join their unique visions into an exciting display of work in Augusta, Maine.

UMA Alums Star in New TV Ads
On November 11th, UMA launched a new marketing campaign featuring actual UMA alumni talking about how UMA changed their lives.

Picture of the Week
University of Maine, Augusta student David Fritz from Gardiner, Maine, flew his first solo flight on November 14, 2013. Congratulations David! See more Aviation students!