• Virtual Caricature Party

    Sep 18 - Oct 2

    Hey, hey, hey! The Bangor SGA is hosting a Virtual CaricatureParty! Students: upload a photo of yourself before October 2nd andartist Melita Lewis will turn you into a caricature!

     How it works:  Submit a photo of yourself, yourchild or your pet – anything is fine as long as it only has ONE face!  Submissions close on October 2ndand sometime the following week, we will post a link to a virtual gallery soyou and your fellow students can watch videos of all the caricatures submittedbeing drawn!  You’ll be able to downloada digital copy and, as an added bonus, an 11x14 print will be mailed out to youvia USPS a few weeks later!

     FMI – Contact AlissaGervais

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Gradebook Set up & Assignments

    Sep 199:00 am - 10:00 am

    Presenter: Tina Daigle

    Link to this session will be sent to you by email upon registration.

    REGISTER HERE

    Gradebook must be set up in Brightspace for grades to be recorded and reflected accurately. Learn how to set up your gradebook and associate graded assignments to gradebook.

    See more details

  • Virtual Caricature Party

    Sep 18 - Oct 2

    Hey, hey, hey! The Bangor SGA is hosting a Virtual CaricatureParty! Students: upload a photo of yourself before October 2nd andartist Melita Lewis will turn you into a caricature!

     How it works:  Submit a photo of yourself, yourchild or your pet – anything is fine as long as it only has ONE face!  Submissions close on October 2ndand sometime the following week, we will post a link to a virtual gallery soyou and your fellow students can watch videos of all the caricatures submittedbeing drawn!  You’ll be able to downloada digital copy and, as an added bonus, an 11x14 print will be mailed out to youvia USPS a few weeks later!

     FMI – Contact AlissaGervais

    See more details

  • The Importance of Voting with President Wyke

    Oct 57:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join UMA President Rebecca Wyke on Monday, October 5th at 7:00 PM for a discussion on the Importance of Voting! We'll be discussing the importance of registering to vote and making a plan to vote in November.

    You can sign up here with your name, student e-mail address, and a question for President Wyke by Wednesday, September 30th at 5:00 PM

    Please contact Rose Pelletier (rosep@maine.edu) or Kirsten Wichern (kirsten.wichern@maine.edu) in Student Life with questions.
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    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/900134537

    Or Telephone:   

            US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 408 638 0968

        Meeting ID: 900 134 537

    From a Polycom or other H.323 room system that is not a member of a video conference, click call on the remote and dial one of the following IP addresses followed by # the meeting ID and # again:

      162.255.36.11 (US East)

      162.255.37.11 (US West)

         Meeting ID: 900 134 537

    Please call your campus Help Desk if you need assistance.

    See more details

  • Bangor Gardening with Social Distance

    Oct 69:00 am - 11:00 am
    UMA Bangor Community Garden

    Welcome to the UMA Bangor Community Garden! You are welcome to join us! All experience levels – including no experience at all – are welcome in the garden! Our mission is to grow food and cultivate community. 

    For the remainder of this season, our group gardening hours will be

    Tuesdays, 9:00am-11:00am

    Saturdays, 10:00am-12:00pm

    All volunteers MUST sign up to join us in the garden. Go to this link to sign up: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xcKo81p0DjndFg3hJVtUPinV2u1GUVp5iPWlfBvuX2w/

    You may be barred from entering the garden area if you are not signed up because we are capped at 10 volunteers per session.

    All volunteers MUST read and comply with our COVID-19 Safety Plan. Read the plan at this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EYurONyETiXTCusHlUE6QMVisrkmrFEGEU4tsWh_-Pc/

    We have tools and gloves that volunteers can use and that will be sanitized between uses. Volunteers are urged to bring their own. At this time we DO NOT have masks to share. All volunteers MUST bring their own masks to wear during our group garden sessions.

    Do you have any questions? Contact Kati Corlew at kate.corlew@maine.edu or visit https://www.facebook.com/UMABangorGarden.

    See more details

  • Career Workshop: UMA CareerLink (via Zoom)

    Oct 612:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Want to know what that blue cube is on your UMA Portal Launchpad?

    Attend this workshop to learn more about:

    - Navigating the system

    - Searching/Applying for jobs and internships

    - Using resources (Resume Builder, Career Finder, etc.)

    - CareerLink App (Download the FREE Symplicity Jobs & Careers App in the iTunes/Google Play Store!)

    Click here to register

    A Zoom link will be sent to you upon registration.

    Questions? Contact Haley Brown (hbrown120@maine.edu)  

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  • Bangor Student Government Association (SGA) Meeting

    Oct 612:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Student Government Association exists to provide a place for students to bring forth campus related issues and concerns.  Join us as we discuss what we're up to, how you can get involved, and how we're responding to any current issues.

    Topic: sgabangor@maine.edu's Personal Meeting Room

    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/7081733979 

    Or Telephone:  US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782  

    Meeting ID: 708 173 3979

    FMI: Contact SGA President Kelly Jordan (kelleryn.jordan@maine.edu) or Alissa Gervais (alissa.gervais@maine.edu)

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  • Faculty Workshop: Gradebook Set up & Assignments

    Oct 61:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Presenter: Tina Daigle

    Link to this session will be sent to you by email upon registration.

    REGISTER HERE

    Gradebook must be set up in Brightspace for grades to be recorded and reflected accurately. Learn how to set up your gradebook and associate graded assignments to gradebook.

    See more details

  • Drop-In Support for 1st Years and 1st Generation Students

    Oct 61:00 pm - 1:50 pm
    Online via Zoom

    Drop-In zoom support for all 1st year UMA students and 1st generation UMA students. Connect with peers and gain some new tips and tricks for the new semester during these COVID times. Drop-In is every Tuesday from 1-1:50pm until Thanksgiving break.

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/96728810029

    Meeting ID: 967 2881 0029
    One tap mobile
    +19292056099,,96728810029# US (New York)
    +13017158592,,96728810029# US (Germantown)

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Discussions and Groups in Brightspace

    Oct 63:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Presenter: Tina Daigle

    Link to this session will be sent to you by email upon registration.

    REGISTER HERE

    Learn how to create course discussions, private discussions for groups of students, and one-on-one discussions between students and faculty (e.g. journaling).

    See more details

  • Trail Blazer Workshop: Parenting While a Student - When Everyone Has Homework

    Oct 66:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Interested in learning about resources for your college experience? Join us Tuesday, October 6th at 6:00 PM for information on the parent resources management! Sessions will include a presentation and Q&A option. 

    Register here

    After registering, you will be sent a Zoom link for the workshop series.

    FMI: Ben Bucklin (benjamin.bucklin@maine.edu)

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Release Conditions

    Oct 75:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Presenter: BJ Kitchin

    After completing this workshop you will be able to create release conditions for content and activities in your course. 

    Release Conditions allow you to restrict who can access course materials, complete activities, or view a grade item based upon customized criteria. Release conditions are available within a number of different Brightspace tools and work essentially the same way in every tool, although you may have to access them differently.

    Preview Documentation from Brightspace

    Potential Uses

    Some of the things you can do include:

    • Require students to visit a topic in the Content tool before they can post to a Discussion board

    • Restrict a Discussion board so that only members of an honors section can access it

    • Require students to submit an Assignment before they can take a Quiz

    • Require that students receive a certain score on an Assignment rubric before they can progress and view a topic in the Content area

    • Restrict an Announcement so that only students who failed a pretest (Quiz) can view it

    • Require only some of your students to take a quiz, for example, students who didn’t attend a live sessions and not those who did.

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  • Game Night Wednesday (Bingo)

    Oct 77:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the Bangor SGA and Student Life Office every other weekfor “Game Night Wednesday”.  Each sessionwill consist of a game (Bingo, Trivia, Pictionary, etc.) and prizes!  Simply log onto Zoom at 7pm and be ready toplay!

    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:https://maine.zoom.us/j/93661233238

    Or Telephone:  US: (646)876 9923 or (301) 715 8592 or (312) 626 6799 or (408) 638 0968 or (669) 9006833 or (253) 215 8782 or (346) 248 7799

    Meeting ID: 936 6123 3238

    For more information, contact SGA Vice President SaraWandell (sara.wandell@maine.edu) orAlissa Gervais (alissa.gervais@maine.edu

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  • Flu Shot Clinic for UMA Augusta Campus Faculty & Staff

    Oct 810:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Jewett Auditorium, Augusta Campus

    Don't let the flu get you!

    UMA Flu Shot Clinic, October 8th, 10 am - 1 pm in the Jewett Auditorium.

    You will need: Your insurance card, a mask. Social distancing is required.

    To sign up for a time slot or ask questions, email brendan.gilpatrick@maine.edu

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  • Augusta SGA Meeting

    Oct 810:00 am - 11:00 am

    Join the Augusta Student Government Association (SGA) for their monthly meeting via Zoom (https://maine.zoom.us/j/644685647) which is open to all students. SGA will be discussing what they're up to, what they're planning, and how you can get involved!

    Hope to see you there!
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    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/644685647 

    Or Telephone:    

            US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 408 638 0968  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782

        Meeting ID: 644 685 647

    From a Polycom or other H.323 room system that is not a member of a video conference, click call on the remote and dial one of the following IP addresses followed by # the meeting ID and # again:

      162.255.36.11 (US East)

      162.255.37.11 (US West)

         Meeting ID: 644 685 647

    Please call your campus Help Desk if you need assistance.

    See more details

  • Bangor Activities Committee

    Oct 812:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Have a suggestion for anevent or activity you’d like to see offered for UMA students? Then join us atthe UMA-Bangor Activities Committee meeting at 12:30PM! Stay for as long (or short a time) as you can!

    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/7081733979 

    OrTelephone:  US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 6266799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 9006833 or +1 253 2158782  

    Meeting ID:708 173 3979

    FMI – Contact Sara Wandell (sara.wandell@maine.edu)or Alissa Gervais (alissa.gervais@maine.edu)

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Brightspace Essentials

    Oct 99:00 am - 10:00 am

    Presenter: Andrei Strukov 

    Link to this session will be sent to you by email upon registration.

    REGISTER HERE

    "Brightspace Essentials" covers the basics of Brightspace LMS:

    • Ways to receive support

    • create a course structure (Modules), 

    • add files, videos and discussion topics for your learners

    • Add visual appeal to your course/ modules

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Zoom for your Live Class

    Oct 911:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Presenter: Jonathan Church

    Link to this session will be sent to you by email upon registration.

    REGISTER HERE

    Learn how to set up Zoom links for your live classes and virtual office hours as well as how to add Zoom recordings back into your course for asynchronous viewing.

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Brightspace Essentials

    Oct 124:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Presenter: Andrei Strukov 

    Link to this session will be sent to you by email upon registration.

    REGISTER HERE

    "Brightspace Essentials" covers the basics of Brightspace LMS:

    • Ways to receive support

    • create a course structure (Modules), 

    • add files, videos and discussion topics for your learners

    • Add visual appeal to your course/ modules

    See more details

  • Bangor Gardening with Social Distance

    Oct 139:00 am - 11:00 am
    UMA Bangor Community Garden

    Welcome to the UMA Bangor Community Garden! You are welcome to join us! All experience levels – including no experience at all – are welcome in the garden! Our mission is to grow food and cultivate community. 

    For the remainder of this season, our group gardening hours will be

    Tuesdays, 9:00am-11:00am

    Saturdays, 10:00am-12:00pm

    All volunteers MUST sign up to join us in the garden. Go to this link to sign up: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xcKo81p0DjndFg3hJVtUPinV2u1GUVp5iPWlfBvuX2w/

    You may be barred from entering the garden area if you are not signed up because we are capped at 10 volunteers per session.

    All volunteers MUST read and comply with our COVID-19 Safety Plan. Read the plan at this link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EYurONyETiXTCusHlUE6QMVisrkmrFEGEU4tsWh_-Pc/

    We have tools and gloves that volunteers can use and that will be sanitized between uses. Volunteers are urged to bring their own. At this time we DO NOT have masks to share. All volunteers MUST bring their own masks to wear during our group garden sessions.

    Do you have any questions? Contact Kati Corlew at kate.corlew@maine.edu or visit https://www.facebook.com/UMABangorGarden.

    See more details

  • Drop-In Support for 1st Years and 1st Generation Students

    Oct 131:00 pm - 1:50 pm
    Online via Zoom

    Drop-In zoom support for all 1st year UMA students and 1st generation UMA students. Connect with peers and gain some new tips and tricks for the new semester during these COVID times. Drop-In is every Tuesday from 1-1:50pm until Thanksgiving break.

    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/96728810029

    Meeting ID: 967 2881 0029
    One tap mobile
    +19292056099,,96728810029# US (New York)
    +13017158592,,96728810029# US (Germantown)

    See more details

  • Trail Blazers Workshop: MoneyWise - Let's Talk Credit

    Oct 136:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Interested in learning about resources for your college experience? Join us Tuesday, October 13th at 6:00 PM for information on how to build credit, reducing debt, and improving your overall credit score! This session will include a presentation and Q&A option. 

    Register here

    After registering, you will be sent a Zoom link for the workshop.

    FMI: Ben Bucklin (benjamin.bucklin@maine.edu)

    See more details

  • Career Workshop: Digital Career Badging - What's it all about? (via Zoom)

    Oct 1412:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The world is changing fast and, today more than ever, traditional modes of assessment fail to capture the learning that happens everywhere and at every age. Digital badges are a powerful new tool for identifying and validating your range of skills, knowledge, accomplishments, and competencies.

    The University of Maine System has partnered with Badgr, a digital badging platform that will help you prove that you have the skills necessary to be successful in your field.

    This workshop will cover the basics of digital badges, and an overview of Badgr.

    Click here to register

    A Zoom link will be sent to you upon registration.

    Questions? Contact Haley Brown (hbrown120@maine.edu)  

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Release Conditions

    Oct 141:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Presenter: BJ Kitchin

    After completing this workshop you will be able to create release conditions for content and activities in your course. 

    Release Conditions allow you to restrict who can access course materials, complete activities, or view a grade item based upon customized criteria. Release conditions are available within a number of different Brightspace tools and work essentially the same way in every tool, although you may have to access them differently.

    Preview Documentation from Brightspace

    Potential Uses

    Some of the things you can do include:

    • Require students to visit a topic in the Content tool before they can post to a Discussion board

    • Restrict a Discussion board so that only members of an honors section can access it

    • Require students to submit an Assignment before they can take a Quiz

    • Require that students receive a certain score on an Assignment rubric before they can progress and view a topic in the Content area

    • Restrict an Announcement so that only students who failed a pretest (Quiz) can view it

    • Require only some of your students to take a quiz, for example, students who didn’t attend a live sessions and not those who did.

    See more details

  • Trail Blazer Workhop: Pregnancy, Birth & Parenting - University Support & Your TIX Rights

    Oct 1512:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Interested in learning about resources for your college experience? Join us Thursday, October 22nd at noon for information on resources for parents ! This session will include a presentation and Q&A option. 

    Register here

    After registering, you will be sent a Zoom link for the workshop.

    FMI: Ben Bucklin (benjamin.bucklin@maine.edu)

    See more details

  • Bangor Activities Committee

    Oct 1512:30 pm - 1:30 pm

    Have a suggestion for anevent or activity you’d like to see offered for UMA students? Then join us atthe UMA-Bangor Activities Committee meeting at 12:30PM! Stay for as long (or short a time) as you can!

    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/7081733979 

    OrTelephone:  US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 312 6266799 or +1 646 876 9923 or +1346 248 7799 or +1 408 638 0968 or +1 669 9006833 or +1 253 2158782  

    Meeting ID:708 173 3979

    FMI – Contact Sara Wandell (sara.wandell@maine.edu)or Alissa Gervais (alissa.gervais@maine.edu)

    See more details

  • Moose Book Club October Meeting

    Oct 156:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join us on Thursday, October 15th at 6:00 PM via Zoom to discuss Redefining Realness by Janet Mock! You can sign up for the Moose Book Club any time here.

    If you are having trouble accessing any book picks, please let Student Life know.

    FMI: Kirsten Wichern (kirsten.wichern@maine.edu)
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    Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://maine.zoom.us/j/900134537

    Or Telephone:   

            US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 646 876 9923  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 408 638 0968

        Meeting ID: 900 134 537

    From a Polycom or other H.323 room system that is not a member of a video conference, click call on the remote and dial one of the following IP addresses followed by # the meeting ID and # again:

      162.255.36.11 (US East)

      162.255.37.11 (US West)

         Meeting ID: 900 134 537

    Please call your campus Help Desk if you need assistance.

    See more details

  • Faculty Workshop: Zoom for your Live Class

    Oct 1710:00 am - 11:00 am

    Presenter: Jonathan Church

    Link to this session will be sent to you by email upon registration.

    REGISTER HERE

    Learn how to set up Zoom links for your live classes and virtual office hours as well as how to add Zoom recordings back into your course for asynchronous viewing.

    See more details