Coming Events

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Business After Hours at UMF
Bjorn Lounge, UMF Education Center
5:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Join the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at the University of Maine at Farmington for February's Business After Hours as we take time to network with our fellow Chamber members while enjoying refreshments provided by Aramark. Bring a friend or two and your business cards to make some new connections. Whether you are a member of the Chamber or not, we invite you to join us and network in a relaxed atmosphere. You may even get to take home a door prize! UMF students, faculty, and staff are especially welcome and encouraged to attend! The event will take place from 5-7 pm, but you are welcome to come for as much of the event as your schedule allows.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7035

Friday, February 27, 2015

Fast Food Screen Prints
The Landing, UMF Olsen Student Center
10:00am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Join members of Arts Renegades for a fun screen printing event. This event runs 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7347

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Poplar Falls Snowshoe
Fitness and Recreation Center
10:15am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Join us for a 2.4 mile snowshoe hike over rolling terrain. All abilities welcome. Bring a bag lunch and be ready for a fun trip to the Poplar Falls Hut. Meet at the Fitness and Recreation Center @ 10:15AM. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff and the community. Minimum age of 13. Under 13 with adult supervision. Register in advance by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7494

Arts Institute of Western Maine
Noridica Auditorium
3:00pm MORE
Cost: $12 at the door; FREE for 18 and under and students with ID
Audience: Open to the public

The Arts Institute of Westen Maine, is presenting Rock My Soul, a roots-based secular gospel sounds of rich vocal blend and soul stirring harmonies.
For More Information Call: 207-778-3722

Visit: www.artsinstitute.org

Monday, March 02, 2015

SALT MyMoney101 Session
Mantor Library
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Come see what MyMoney101 is all about and learn about internships, incomes, and careers. Brought to you by SALT and presented by the Peer Financial Assistants at UMF. Learn how to navigate the SALT website, learn about the resources around you, and see what MyMoney101 has to offer, for free. Sessions won't take more than an hour but the information you will receive should last a lifetime!
For More Information Call: 774-327-0981

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Flashdance Musical
Departing from Student Center at 5pm.
5:00pm MORE
Cost: $10
Audience: UMF Community Only

Weekend Adventures and Excursions have reduced the price of the tickets for Flashdance Musical happening on Tuesday, March 3rd. The ticket price is now $10! This event is open to UMF students and staff/faculty. We will departing from the Student Center at 5pm and we will return at approximately 11:30pm. If staff/faculty would like to attend, you are welcome to take your own car. Stop by the Center for Student Involvement office in the Student Center to purchase tickets. If you have any questions email lauren.kennison@maine.edu
For More Information Call: 207-778-7346

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

UMF Career Fair
Olsen Student Center
11:00am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Career Services will be hosting the Career Fair. This fair will offer opportunities for full-time, part-time and summer employment. We currently have over thirty employers who will be attending. SNOW DATE: March 6.
For More Information Call: Judy Burdick

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/careers/
UMF Ski Night at Titcomb - Alpine & Nordic
UMF Fitness and Recreation Center
4:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE w/student ID & schedule of 12 credits or more. $10 Ski Rental Fee (if needed)
Audience: UMF Community Only

Final Wednesday ski night this winter, the FRC Mainely Outdoors program is offering transportation and informal instruction for UMF students interested in learning to ski or just looking for time to shred on the mtn. Spend the evening skiing under the lights at Titcomb Mountain. Don't know how to ski? We have trained instructors who will be available for learn-to-ski clinics. Don't own equipment? You can rent at the discounted rate of $10. For FREE skiing students need to bring their UMF Student ID and class schedule of 12 credits or more. Experience the friendliest mountain around and learn a great winter pastime lasting a lifetime.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7495

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Full Moon Snowshoe at Pratt Mountain
FRC
6:30pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Assuming we have snow and weather permitting, join us for a leisurely hike up Pratt Mountain in New Vineyard. If you haven't snowshoed before or want to goof off with friends, this is the perfect opportunity. All abilities are welcome. Meet at the FRC @6:15PM. Headlamps and snowshoes provided by the FRC or bring your own. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff and the community. Register in advance by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: Jim Toner: 207-778-7495

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Anti-Gravity Complex
FRC
11:30am MORE
Cost: $5
Audience: Open to the public

Experience anti-gravity yourself at the anti-gravity complex! Join the fun, grab your friends and use the climbing wall or state of the art trampolines to reach new heights. Meet at the FRC @11:30. Wear comfortable clothing. Climbing gear is provided or you can bring your own. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff and the community. Register in advance (by Friday, March 6) by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: Jim Toner: 207-778-7495

Monday, March 09, 2015

SALT MyMoney101 Session
Mantor Library
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Come see what MyMoney101 is all about and learn about internships, incomes, and careers. Brought to you by SALT and presented by the Peer Financial Assistants at UMF. Learn how to navigate the SALT website, learn about the resources around you, and see what MyMoney101 has to offer, for free. Sessions won't take more than an hour but the information you will receive should last a lifetime!
For More Information Call: 774-327-0981

Senior College Spring Kickoff
North Dining Hall, UMF Olsen Student Center
3:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Gold LEAF Senior College-UMF will introduce its spring term of classes and activities on March 9, 3 to 5 pm. Course registration is open now. Gold LEAF is a member-run organization that promotes lifelong learning. Membership is open to anyone age 50 and over, and spouse/partner regardless of age. North Dining Hall, UMF Olsen Student Center. FREE. Open to the public. Sponsored by UMF Gold LEAF Institute Senior College.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7063

Visit: http://goldleaf.wikispaces.com

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

High Ropes Course Night - FRC
UMF Fitness and Recreation Center
7:00pm MORE
Cost: Free for UMF Students, $5 for non-members
Audience: Open to the public

Climb, swing, repel, and fly on attractions like a flying squirrel and participate in team building exercises on the Jacobs Ladder and Flying Trapeze. Meet at the Fitness and Recreation Center @ 7-9pm. Minimum age of 13. Under 13 allowed with pre-approval and adult supervision. Register in advance by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7495

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Spring Internship Fair
UMF Olsen Student Center
11:30am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

The Spring Internship Fair gives students an opportunity to explore many of the different internships available during the upcoming summer and fall. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet and network with representatives from a wide variety of businesses and organizations that sponsor internships. This is an open, free event. No advance reservations are required. In the event of snow, the Spring Internship Fair will be held on Monday, March 16th. For an up-to-date listing of organizations attending, visit the event website, below.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/pca/about/internship-fair/
Resume Workshops
The Landing, UMF Olsen Student Center
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Need a resume for a job or internship? Join us on any of the following dates for an informal workshop about resumes. If you have a resume, bring it...if not, we'll get you started on one.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7040

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/careers/job-fairs-and-career-event...

Friday, March 13, 2015

Fast Food Screen Printing
The Landing, UMF Olsen Student Center
11:00am MORE
Cost: $5 per T-shirt
Audience: Open to the public

Come to workshop to create yoru own personalized printed merchandise with printmaking artist Shawn Brewer. He conceived the idea of putting the fast in printmaking by creating ready-to-order imagery that was convenient, personalized, and could be printed and made on the spot. He is currently a program staff at The Art Department, an alternative art space in Portland, Maine engaging individuals with developmental disabilities working in film, animation, and visual arts. Workshop runs from 11am - 2pm. Participants can purchase a t-shirt at $5 or bring their own merchandise to be printed.
For More Information Call: 508-740-2694

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/423285894492961/

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Snowshoe Grafton Notch State Park-Table Rock
FRC
10:15am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Experience the awesome views of Grafton Notch State Park from the top of Table Rock. If you have never been, this is a sight to see with scenic views of the park and a final destination with breathtaking drops. Bring your camera for this trip! Transportation and snowshoes provided by the FRC. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff AND the community. Register in advance by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: Jim Toner: 207-778-7495

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Bangor Area Children's Choir Concert
Nordica Auditorium
3:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE to the public. Donations toward BACC are gladly accepted.
Audience: Open to the public

Come hear the young singers of BACC as they stop at UMF on their spring tour!
For More Information Call: 207-974-7715

Visit: www.bangorareachildrenschoir.com

Monday, March 16, 2015

SALT MyMoney101 Session
Mantor Library
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Come see what MyMoney101 is all about and learn about Money Management. Brought to you by SALT and presented by the Peer Financial Assistants at UMF. Learn how to navigate the SALT website, learn about the resources around you, and see what MyMoney101 has to offer, for free. Sessions won't take more than an hour but the information you will receive should last a lifetime!
For More Information Call: 774-327-0981

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Resume Workshops
The Landing
12:00am MORE
Cost: free
Audience: UMF Community Only

Need a resume for a job or internship? Join us on any of the following dates for an informal workshop about resumes. If you have a resume, bring it...if not, we'll get you started on one.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7040

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/careers/job-fairs-and-career-event...
Internship Workshop
Rm. CR 123 - Olsen Student Center
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

If you missed the first Internship Workshop this semester, plan on joining us for the second of three opportunities to learn more about internships. Find out about expectations for student interns, the importance of doing internships while in college, how to find out what internships are available, and how to apply.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The Coat Hanger Project
Rm. 23, Roberts Learning Center
6:30pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

The Coat Hanger Project is a documentary about the history of women's reproductive freedom in the United States. After the film, Kate Brogan from Maine Family Planning will lead a discussion about current struggles of the reproductive justice movement.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7370

Friday, March 20, 2015

LinkedIn Workshop I - The Basics
Rm 102 Computer Center Lab
11:45am MORE
Cost: FREE to UMF Students
Audience: UMF Community Only

Attend this workshop to find out about LinkedIn. Learn why you should consider using LinkedIn and how to set up your professional profile, as well as how to make connections, join groups, enter discussions and more. This is the first of 2 LinkedIn Workshops being held this semester. Limited Seating - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call 207-778-7516 or email lorraine.pratt@maine.edu by Noon on Thursday, March 19th to reserve your seat for Workshop I. You may reserve your seat for Workshop II, which will be held on Friday, March 27th, when you sign up for Workshop I.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Maine Maple Sunday Trip
FRC
9:00am MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Celebrate one of Maine's best weekends with Mainely Outdoors! Join us as we tour three maple farms and enjoy some of the best maple syrup around! Register in advance by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: Jim Toner: 207-778-7495

Monday, March 23, 2015

SALT MyMoney101 Session
Mantor Library
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Come see what MyMoney101 is all about and learn about Money Management. Brought to you by SALT and presented by the Peer Financial Assistants at UMF. Learn how to navigate the SALT website, learn about the resources around you, and see what MyMoney101 has to offer, for free. Sessions won't take more than an hour but the information you will receive should last a lifetime!
For More Information Call: 774-327-0981

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

High Ropes Course Night - FRC
FRC
7:00am MORE
Cost: Free for UMF Students, $5 for non-members
Audience: Open to the public

Climb, swing, repel and fly on attractions like a flying squirrel and team building exercises on Jacobs Ladder and Flying Trapeze. Meet at the Fitness and Recreation Center @ 7:00. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff and the community. Minimum age of 13. Under 13 allowed with pre-approval and adult supervision. Register in advance by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7495

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Resume Workshops
The Landing, UMF Olsen Student Center
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Need a resume for a job or internship? Join us for an informal workshop about resumes. If you have a resume, bring it...if not, we'll get you started on one.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7040

Visit: http://www2.umf.maine.edu/careers/job-fairs-and-career-event...
Internship Workshop
Rm. CR 123 - Olsen Student Center
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: UMF Community Only

Join us for the last Internship Workshop scheduled this semester to learn more about internships. Find out about expectations for student interns, the importance of doing internships while in college, how to find out what internships are available, and how to apply.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Friday, March 27, 2015

LinkedIn Workshop II - BeyondThe Basics
Rm 102 Computer Center Lab
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE to UMF Students
Audience: UMF Community Only

Learn how to connect to others to strategically expand your network, as well as how to use search, advanced search, and other LinkedIn functions. Limited Seating - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. If you have not already reserved your seat for this session, call 207-778-7516 or email lorraine.pratt@maine.edu by Noon on Thursday, March 26th to reserve your seat for Workshop II.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7516

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

SALT MyMoney101 Session
Mantor Library
12:00pm MORE
Cost: FREE
Audience: Open to the public

Come see what MyMoney101 is all about and learn about Money Management. Brought to you by SALT and presented by the Peer Financial Assistants at UMF. Learn how to navigate the SALT website, learn about the resources around you, and see what MyMoney101 has to offer, for free. Sessions won't take more than an hour but the information you will receive should last a lifetime!
For More Information Call: 774-327-0981

High Ropes Course Night - FRC
FRC
7:00pm MORE
Cost: Free for UMF Students, $5 for non-members
Audience: Open to the public

Climb, swing, repel and fly on attractions like a flying squirrel and team building exercises on Jacobs Ladder and Flying Trapeze. Meet at the Fitness and Recreation Center at 7PM. Open to UMF students, faculty, staff and the community. Minimum age of 13. Under 13 allowed with pre-approval and adult supervision. Register in advance by calling 778-7495 or stopping by the FRC front desk.
For More Information Call: 207-778-7495

Friday, April 10, 2015

All-Campus Meeting
Lincoln Auditorium
11:45am MORE
Cost: Free
Audience: Open to the public

President Foster updates the entire campus
For More Information Call: 778-7256