October 23, 2017
  • Architecture wish list event

    October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    UMA-Augusta Handley Hall, 331 Water St, Augusta, ME 04330, USA

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN ARCHITECTURE WISH LIST EVENT on Monday, October 23rd from noon - 1 pm. The event will be held in Handley Hall. Architecture faculty and advising staff will be on hand to review your degree progress and help you select spring 2018 classes. Having your wish list prepared means quick and easy registration on November 6th. Free pizza lunch! To RSVP, click on the link provided in the email that was sent to your university email address. For more information, contact Leo Labranche at 207-621-3581 or leo.labranche@maine.edu.

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  • Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Budgeting 101: Money Management for College Students

    October 23, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    TITLE: Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Budgeting 101: Money Management for College Students and Beyond

    WHEN: Monday, October 23, 12:00 – 12:50 PM

    WHERE: 124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    DESCRIPTION: Catherine Philbrick, Branch Manager, University Credit Union (UCU), will discuss what a budget should consist of and how to set-up a budget that is realistic. Please attend to grow your budgeting skills to help set the stage for a financially balanced future and avoid over usage of student loans.

    FMI: Sally Daniels, 262-7806 sally.daniels@maine.edu

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October 24, 2017
  • Faculty Workshop: "Discussions & Blogs to Engage your Learners" UMA and UMAB

    October 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Hear from some practicing professors how they make use of these communication tools in their distance courses. What's the difference between a blog and a discussion board? How do you get students to think critically before posting their responses? What can you do to facilitate an interactive collegiate discussion? What criteria can you use to evaluate student contributions? Bring your own questions while we address this and more.

    Date: Tuesday October 24, 2017
    Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
    Location: 210 Katz (Augusta) & 209 Belfast (Bangor)
    Presenter(s): Tim Surrette & Tom McCord
    Register: https://mycampus.maine.edu/web/uc-faculty-portal/workshops

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  • Education wish list event

    October 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN EDUCATION WISH LIST EVENT on Tuesday, October 24th from noon - 1 pm. The event will be held in the Randall Student Center Mac Lab (127). Education faculty and advising staff will be on hand to review your degree progress and help you select spring 2018 classes. Having your wish list prepared means quick and easy registration on November 6th. Get a free lunch ticket for the Moose Tracks Cafe for attending. To RSVP, click on the link provided in the email that was sent to your university email address. For more information, contact Cindy Dean at 207-621-3192 or cynthia.dean@maine.edu.

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October 25, 2017
  • Gentle Yoga for Every Mind/Body

    October 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Eastport Hall - Room 124, UMA-Bangor

    Yoga truly is a practice that anyone can take part in and can enjoy the benefits. Gentle Yoga with Sarah Hentges is designed for every mind and body. Join Sarah and gently stretch and strengthen your body, improve your balance and coordination, increase range of motion, reduce aches and pains, reduce stress and promote relaxation. No experience required. Come and experience yoga for yourself and learn why millions of people across the globe have adopted the practice.

    Free to UMA students, faculty, and public members.

    FMI, contact Sarah Hentges - sarah.hentges@maine.edu or Lori Googins, Coordinator Student Life Wellness and Cultural Enrichment at 207-262-7912 or email: lori.googins@maine.edu.

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  • Faculty Lunch&Learn: Engagement at a Distance (UC Centers)

    October 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    a Distance (UC Centers)

    Hello, Blackboard? Is anyone there? How do you know your students are engaged in your course? What impact does this engagement have on student success? What does the research say about student engagement at a distance? In this lunch and learn session, we will share some strategies for engaging your distance students and invite you to share your challenges and successes, too.

    Date: Wednesday October 18, 2017
    Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
    Location: UC Centers
    Presenter(s): Hirosuke Honda
    Register: https://mycampus.maine.edu/web/uc-faculty-portal/workshops

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  • Coffee With Colleen- Score That Scholarship!! *Hands On Workshop*

    October 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    102 Eastport hall, Texas Avenue, Bangor, ME, United States

    Do you like money? Don't really feel like paying it back? Then you need scholarships! Join us once again for Coffee and Conversation as we tackle scholarship research and writing strategies to get extra $$$ in your pocket! We will be meeting in the computer lab, 102 Eastport Hall, with this Hands On Workshop!!!

    Wednesdays, 12 noon to 12:50 pm (in time for your next class!).
    Free Donuts and Coffee from Franks's Bakery here in Bangor

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  • Biology wish list event

    October 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Jewett Hall, room 295

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR A BIOLOGY WISH LIST EVENT on Wednesday, October 25th from noon - 1 pm. The event will be held in Jewett Hall, room 295. Biology faculty and advising staff will be on hand to review your degree progress and help you select spring 2018 classes. Having your wish list prepared means quick and easy registration on November 6th. Get a free lunch ticket for the Moose Tracks Cafe for attending. To RSVP, click on the link provided in the email that was sent to your university email address. For more information, contact Professor Baker at 207-621-3285 or sbak@maine.edu.

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  • Maine State Forum

    October 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    Jewett Auditorium

    Speaker's Series: This month, Kennebec Sheriff and DA Maeghan Maloney speaking on Co-Occurring and Veterans Court. All welcome! Free of Charge

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October 26, 2017
  • Lunch n' Learn - Disabilities Awareness

    October 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Fireplace Lounge, Randall Student Center, UMA-Augusta

    Please join Sara Squires, Public Policy Director from Disability Rights Maine, to learn more about how your friends with disabilities would like to be treated. There will also be time for Questions and Answers.

    Lunch will be provided.

    FMI: Contact Laura Rodas at 207-621-3226 or email at laura.rodas@maine.edu

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  • UMA-Bangor Course Wish List Event

    October 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Eastport Hall Room 124

    JOIN US FOR A WISH LIST EVENT 10/26!
    Event will be held in Eastport 124, from 12 to 1. Sandwiches and snacks provided.

    It's time to start planning for Spring '18! Join Lauren from Advising for a Wish List event. Review the Wish List function and watch a demo; chat with Lauren for help setting up your wish list, to make an appointment, or to find out who your advisor is. Door prize available.

    Having your wish list prepared means quick and easy registration on November 6th. Come learn more!

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  • Lunch n' Learn - Breast Cancer Awareness

    October 26, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Student Lounge, Randall Student Center, UMA-Augusta

    Please join Donna Davis-Rankin, BSC, RN Breast Care Coordinator, from the MaineGeneral Breast Care Program to learn more about Breast Cancer. There will also be time for Questions and Answers.

    Lunch will be provided.

    FMI: Contact Rose Pelletier at 207-621-3442 or email at rosep@maine.edu

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  • Gentle Yoga for Every Mind/Body

    October 26, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Eastport Hall Room 124

    Yoga truly is a practice that anyone can take part in and can enjoy the benefits. Gentle Yoga with Sarah Hentges is designed for every mind and body. Join Sarah and gently stretch and strengthen your body, improve your balance and coordination, increase range of motion, reduce aches and pains, reduce stress and promote relaxation. No experience required. Come and experience yoga for yourself and learn why millions of people across the globe have adopted the practice.

    Free to UMA students, faculty, and public members.

    FMI, contact Sarah Hentges - sarah.hentges@maine.edu or Lori Googins, Coordinator Student Life Wellness and Cultural Enrichment at 207-262-7912 or email: lori.googins@maine.edu.

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October 30, 2017
  • English/ Liberal Studies wish list event

    October 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN ENGLISH/LIBERAL STUDIES WISH LIST EVENT on Monday, October 30th from noon - 1 pm. The event will be held in the Augusta Writing Center, Katz 206. Faculty and advising staff will be on hand to review your degree progress and help you select spring 2018 classes. Having your wish list prepared means quick and easy registration on November 6th. Get a free lunch ticket for the Moose Tracks Cafe for attending. To RSVP, click on the link provided in the email that was sent to your university email address. For more information, contact Ellen Taylor at 207-621-3114 or ellen.taylor@maine.edu.

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  • Open Forum - Augusta

    October 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Fireside Lounge, Augusta Campus

    The President will hold a second round of open forums (Augusta with video feed for the UC Centers and the broader community) to provide feedback to the UMA community on what was heard during the engagement process (roundtable discussions, survey and initial recommendations) and to share the draft revised vision, plan and strategies.

    If you have a disability which would limit your participation in this event, please contact Renee Letendre at renee.grant@maine.edu to discuss your specific needs. Please do so no later than 5 days prior to the event to allow adequate time for appropriate arrangements to be made.

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  • Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Self Care 2: When Life Happens in Your Already Complex World

    October 30, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    TITLE: Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Self Care 2: When Life Happens in Your Already Complex World!

    WHEN: Monday, October 30, 12:00 – 12:50 PM

    WHERE: 124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    DESCRIPTION: Making the transition to college isn’t easy for anyone. Classes are more difficult than high school and you must plan ahead and motivate yourself to study. Plus, you are making new relationships and old ones are changing. To make sure you succeed in college, know where to find support and how to put your best foot forward – especially when life happens and you are already wrestling with trauma and recovery challenges. Attend this session to learn from Jen Mascaro, Director of Counseling, about resources and strategies to help you manage your whole self in college.

    FMI: Sally Daniels, 262-7806 sally.daniels@maine.edu

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October 31, 2017
  • Mental Health & Human Services wish list event

    October 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Randall Student Center, room 253

    PLEASE JOIN US FOR A MENTAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES WISH LIST EVENT on Tuesday, October 31st from noon - 1 pm. The event will be held in the Randall Student Center, room 253. Mental health & human services faculty and advising staff will be on hand to review your degree progress and help you select spring 2018 classes. Having your wish list prepared means quick and easy registration on November 6th. Get a free lunch ticket for the Moose Tracks Cafe for attending. To RSVP, click on the link provided in the email that was sent to your university email address. For more information, contact Frank Ellis at 207-621-3317 or fellis@maine.edu.

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  • Open Forum - Bangor

    October 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Huskins Lounge, Bangor Campus

    The President will hold a second round of open forums (Augusta with video feed for the UC Centers and the broader community) to provide feedback to the UMA community on what was heard during the engagement process (roundtable discussions, survey and initial recommendations) and to share the draft revised vision, plan and strategies.

    If you have a disability which would limit your participation in this event, please contact Renee Letendre at renee.grant@maine.edu to discuss your specific needs. Please do so no later than 5 days prior to the event to allow adequate time for appropriate arrangements to be made.

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November 1, 2017
  • Gentle Yoga for Every Mind/Body

    November 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Eastport Hall - Room 124, UMA-Bangor

    Yoga truly is a practice that anyone can take part in and can enjoy the benefits. Gentle Yoga with Sarah Hentges is designed for every mind and body. Join Sarah and gently stretch and strengthen your body, improve your balance and coordination, increase range of motion, reduce aches and pains, reduce stress and promote relaxation. No experience required. Come and experience yoga for yourself and learn why millions of people across the globe have adopted the practice.

    Free to UMA students, faculty, and public members.

    FMI, contact Sarah Hentges - sarah.hentges@maine.edu or Lori Googins, Coordinator Student Life Wellness and Cultural Enrichment at 207-262-7912 or email: lori.googins@maine.edu.

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November 2, 2017
  • Celebrating Student Writing

    November 2, 2017
    various locations

    This day-long series of events give students the opportunity to enhance their writing skills and share their writing with the UMA community in a variety of ways....

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  • Career Workshop: Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) – Get Credit For What You Know

    November 2, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall); Brunswick – Room 115, East Millinocket – UMA VC Room; Ellsworth – Room 3, Houlton – Room 136; Rockland – Room 412 ; Rumford – Room 309, Saco - Room 107, South Paris – Room 103

    Prior Learning Assessment, PLA for short, helps students earn college credit for learning outside of the traditional classroom experience in order to accelerate degree completion. This workshop will cover the options that are available to UMA students (credit by examination, credential review and portfolio assessment) and how to get started on the process for those who qualify.

    To register: http://www.uma.edu/academics/advising/career-connections/career-workshops/

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  • Gentle Yoga for Every Mind/Body

    November 2, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Eastport Hall Room 135

    Yoga truly is a practice that anyone can take part in and can enjoy the benefits. Gentle Yoga with Sarah Hentges is designed for every mind and body. Join Sarah and gently stretch and strengthen your body, improve your balance and coordination, increase range of motion, reduce aches and pains, reduce stress and promote relaxation. No experience required. Come and experience yoga for yourself and learn why millions of people across the globe have adopted the practice.

    Free to UMA students, faculty, and public members.

    FMI, contact Sarah Hentges - sarah.hentges@maine.edu or Lori Googins, Coordinator Student Life Wellness and Cultural Enrichment at 207-262-7912 or email: lori.googins@maine.edu.

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November 6, 2017
  • Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Know Your Community Resources

    November 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    TITLE: Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Know Your Community Resources

    WHEN: Monday, November 6, 12:00 – 12:50 PM

    WHERE: 124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    DESCRIPTION: Many Bangor Campus students participate in one or more community resources to help them manage college in their lives. Come learn about a sampling of the education and career training resources that may be able to assist you in achieving your educational and employment goals.

    FMI: Sally Daniels, 262-7806 sally.daniels@maine.edu

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November 7, 2017
  • Chancellor's Open Forum

    November 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
    Augusta Campus: Jewett Hall Auditorium, Bangor Campus: Eastport 124, Webcast

    Chancellor James Page will be visiting the UMA Augusta campus on Tuesday, November 7th. Please join us for the Chancellor's Open Forum from 11am-12:30pm in the Jewett Hall Auditorium on the Augusta Campus. Eastport 124 on the Bangor Campus has been also been reserved for a live video feed. Light refreshments will be served at both locations.

    For the University College Centers and those unable to join us in person, this forum will also be webcast: https://maine.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=d40bf5ca-b2a3-4dea-a3de-17c1fb707044

    The Chancellor and members of his senior leadership team will provide updates to the campus on the System's legislative agenda and the budget, as well as strategic resource allocations and academic transformation.

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  • Faculty Lunch&Learn: The Role of Memory in Learning, UMA-UMAB

    November 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Learning, UMA-UMAB

    Description TBA

    Date: Tuesday November 7, 2017
    Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
    Location: 210 Katz (Augusta) & 209 Belfast (Bangor)
    Presenter(s): Marilyn Hudzina & Anne Fensie
    Register: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3802772/UC-FDC-Lunch-Learn-Registration-The-Role-of-Memory-in-Learning-Augusta-Bangor

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  • Transformation in Prison: Yoga, Recovery, and Education

    November 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Prison: Yoga, Recovery, and Education

    Transformation in Prison: Yoga, Recovery, and Education

    A panel discussion on Tuesday, November 7th from 12- 1 pm
    The Klahr Center classroom at the HHRC
    The University of Maine, Augusta

    How do we, as a society, view those who are incarcerated? What is driving our era of mass-incarceration? What is the role of addiction in incarceration and recidivism? What barriers to rehabilitation are facing those who are incarcerated?
    Please join us for a panel discussion about changing prison culture from the inside out. We will be exploring the ways in which Yoga, recovery, and education are transforming the Maine State Prison one incarcerated person at a time.

    Guest speakers include: Liberation Institute Co-founders Jessica Kaniuka, Bhakti Yoga teacher, Piers Kaniuka, Director of Spiritual Life at the Granite Recovery Center, and Kevin Martin, Honors student, Emerging Leader, and Interdisciplinary Studies major at UMA.

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November 8, 2017
  • Faculty Lunch&Learn: The Role of Memory in Learning, UC Centers

    November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Learning, UC Centers

    Description TBA

    Date: Wednesday November 8, 2017
    Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm
    Location: UC Centers
    Presenter(s): Marilyn Hudzina & Anne Fensie
    Register: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3802930/UC-FDC-Lunch-Learn-Registration-The-Role-of-Memory-in-Learning-UC-Centers

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  • Safe Zone Level 1 Training

    November 8, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    RSC 218

    The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Maine at Augusta is to provide education about gender and sexuality for students, faculty, and staff, and to visibly identify and support those members of the University community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQIA) students, staff and faculty.

    This Safe Zone orientation program introduces participants to terms used in the LGBTQIA community and provides tools for interacting with and supporting individuals with diverse sexualities and gender identities.

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November 13, 2017
  • Safe Zone Level 1 (Bangor)

    November 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Eastport Hall 135

    The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Maine at Augusta is to provide education about gender and sexuality for students, faculty, and staff, and to visibly identify and support those members of the University community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQIA) students, staff and faculty.

    This Safe Zone orientation program introduces participants to terms used in the LGBTQIA community and provides tools for interacting with and supporting individuals with diverse sexualities and gender identities.

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  • Co-listing: Safe Zone/ Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Safe Zone Peer Training

    November 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    135 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    TITLE: Co-listing: Safe Zone/Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Safe Zone Peer Training

    WHEN: Monday, November 13, 12:00 – 12:50 PM

    WHERE: 135 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    DESCRIPTION: The mission of the Safe Zone Project at the University of Maine at Augusta is to provide education about gender and sexuality for students, faculty, and staff, and to visibly identify and support those members of the University community who are safe and supportive contacts for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQIA) students, staff and faculty.
    This Safe Zone orientation program by Karyssa Upham and Betsy Smith introduces participants to terms used in the LGBTQIA community and provides tools for interacting with and supporting individuals with diverse sexualities and gender identities.

    FMI: Sally Daniels, 262-7806 sally.daniels@maine.edu

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November 14, 2017
  • Faculty Workshop: Blackboard Tests & Apps for Mind Mapping UMA-UMAB

    November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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November 15, 2017
  • Gentle Yoga for Every Mind/Body

    November 15, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Eastport Hall - Room 124, UMA-Bangor

    Yoga truly is a practice that anyone can take part in and can enjoy the benefits. Gentle Yoga with Sarah Hentges is designed for every mind and body. Join Sarah and gently stretch and strengthen your body, improve your balance and coordination, increase range of motion, reduce aches and pains, reduce stress and promote relaxation. No experience required. Come and experience yoga for yourself and learn why millions of people across the globe have adopted the practice.

    Free to UMA students, faculty, and public members.

    FMI, contact Sarah Hentges - sarah.hentges@maine.edu or Lori Googins, Coordinator Student Life Wellness and Cultural Enrichment at 207-262-7912 or email: lori.googins@maine.edu.

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  • Faculty Workshop: Blackboard Tests & Apps for Mind Mapping UC Centers

    November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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November 16, 2017
  • Gentle Yoga for Every Mind/Body

    November 16, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
    Eastport Hall Room 124

    Yoga truly is a practice that anyone can take part in and can enjoy the benefits. Gentle Yoga with Sarah Hentges is designed for every mind and body. Join Sarah and gently stretch and strengthen your body, improve your balance and coordination, increase range of motion, reduce aches and pains, reduce stress and promote relaxation. No experience required. Come and experience yoga for yourself and learn why millions of people across the globe have adopted the practice.

    Free to UMA students, faculty, and public members.

    FMI, contact Sarah Hentges - sarah.hentges@maine.edu or Lori Googins, Coordinator Student Life Wellness and Cultural Enrichment at 207-262-7912 or email: lori.googins@maine.edu.

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November 20, 2017
  • Career Workshop: Successful Interviewing

    November 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall); University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 115); East Millinocket (VC Room); Ellsworth (Room 3); Houlton (Room 136); Rockland (Room 413); Rumford (Room 309); Saco (Room 107); South Paris (Room 114)

    Want to learn how to shine in an interview? Come to this workshop where we will discuss what to expect in an interview, how to prepare appropriately, and how to let your best qualifications come across in an interview.

    Open to UMA students, alumni, faculty/staff and community members.

    To register: http://www.uma.edu/academics/advising/career-connections/career-workshops/

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  • Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Green Zone Peer Training – Military Awareness for Campus Community

    November 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
    124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    TITLE: Bangor Student Success Collaborative Lunch & Learn: Green Zone Peer Training – Military Awareness for Campus Community

    WHEN: Monday, November 20, 12:00 – 12:50 PM

    WHERE: 124 Eastport Hall, Bangor Campus

    DESCRIPTION: As service members transition into students, they face unique challenges and may need specific resources to assist them in their success at UMA. Green Zone training helps students, staff, & faculty become more familiar with military life and how it translates into the classroom. Our own Sam Cannon, UMA Senior and current AmeriCorps Veteran Outreach Worker, will facilitate this introductory session and participants will be invited to a full Green Zone Training opportunity.

    FMI: Sally Daniels, 262-7806 sally.daniels@maine.edu

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