Webinar Series

Webinar: How to Assure Quality in Your Online Course

Yesterday, the entire Instructional Design team in CGPS put on a (rather successful, by our estimation) webinar on assuring quality in online courses. We recorded the webinar for the faculty, administrators and staff who could not make it to the live broadcast. That recording is below: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=embed/0TocjoZXDsM (Note: The first 26 minutes are of the webinar, with one or two…

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April 15, 2016 |

Global Health and Innovation at UNE

UNE Online Attends Unite for Sight

In its 13th year, the Global Health & Innovation Conference (GHIC), presented by Unite for Sight will take place this weekend at Yale University in New Haven, CT. GHIC is the world’s leading and largest global health conference as well as the largest social entrepreneurship conference, with 2,200 professionals and students from all over the country and globe. Stop by…

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April 14, 2016 |

Health Informatics Webinar

Health Informatics Informational Webinar

Are you interested in Health Informatics, but not quite sure what it is? View the Webinar! ‘What to Expect from a Degree or Certificate in Health Informatics’ UNE Online is now offering two online health informatics programs designed to prepare the next generation of clinical, IT, and data experts: Master of Science in Health Informatics and Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics. These…

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March 21, 2016 |

Educating Literacy Teachers Online

Dr. Lane Clarke co-authors book on educating literacy teachers online

Dr. Lane Clarke, of the Education Department at UNE, recently co-authored a book on educating Literacy teachers in an online format.  From the foreword: “This might very well be the book that inspires you, like me, to find a trusted colleague, take a few risks, and begin your own journey toward moving a literacy course or whole program online.” —…

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March 14, 2016 |

Transformative Leadership

Transformative Leaders and Learners in Ed.D.

“To know how other people behave takes intelligence, but to know myself takes wisdom. To manage other people’s lives takes strength, but to manage my own life takes true power. If I am content with what I have, I can live simply and enjoy both prosperity and free time. If my goals are clear, I can achieve them without fuss.…

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March 7, 2016 |

HIMSS 2016 Exhibit and Conference

UNE Online exhibits at Health Informatics conference

Health Informatics is a field experiencing explosive growth, and UNE Online is right there on the leading edge of this innovative field. As an exhibitor at the 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition this year, we’ll have a booth in University Row. As a perk of the program, we have provided for free admission for UNE Online Health Informatics students…

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February 29, 2016 |

Bill Cowen, Ed.D.

William Cowen: First Member of First Ed.D. Cohort at UNE

When William Cowen presented his dissertation recently, he became the first member of the first cohort of the Education Doctoral program at UNE Online. The title of his study is “An exploration of intrapersonal communication as a self-leadership strategy in social entrepreneurs.” In his professional life, William Cowen is an instructor at Villanova University in the Department of Communication and…

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February 15, 2016 |

Dr. Michelle Collay

Teachers as Leaders: a Reflection

In almost every class I’ve ever taught, I open with: “Tell us a story about a memorable teacher.” Everyone has one story or many. Almost all are positive, and a few were memorable in a bad way. As you read about one of mine, recall one of your own and please share your stories in the comments below. Starting over in high…

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February 8, 2016 |

Jessica Healy, MPH

Student Spotlight: Jessica Healy, MPH – Public Health Program

Recent UNE Online graduate, Jessica Healy, makes strides against underage drinking in Massachusetts Jessica Healy, Regional Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator for the Health Department in Hudson, MA, is spearheading a five-town substance abuse initiative to fight against underage drinking. Through a 3-year, $300,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, town coalitions have spent the last several months…

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February 2, 2016 |

Rolling Admissions

What Does Rolling Admissions Mean?

What does rolling admissions mean? Rolling admissions at UNE means that we process applications and accept students as we receive their applications. It’s that simple! But there’s a catch… Be proactive and be rewarded We have a specific amount of spots to fill in the cohort, and once the spots are filled, they’re filled. Applying early could help your chances…

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January 24, 2016 |

2015-2016 SAPH Officers

Public Health Student Association Elects New Executive Board

The Public Health program at UNE is pleased to welcome in the new 2015-2016 executive board for SAPH, the Student Association for Public Health at UNE. Please join me in welcoming the following new executive board members: Ashley Devereaux, President Joseph Niman, Vice President Kayla Boyd, Councilor Samantha Paradis, Treasurer/Secretary About elections Elections for President, Vice President, Councilor, and Treasurer/Secretary…

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January 20, 2016 |

Embrace Opportunity at UNE Online

Embrace Opportunity at UNE Online

Embrace opportunity at UNE Online, and think about using the start of this new year as a springboard for change What are your passions? Your ambitions? When are you going to take that first step? How are you going to stay the course? In what part of your life would you like to shine more brightly? One of the most common traits throughout…

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January 14, 2016 |

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=embed/lPJGMF6BMPQ As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting – it’s been quite a year for us all! To make sure our growing body of online students has every advantage, our Maine-based team has also grown tremendously. We welcomed several fresh new faces into the staff of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, moved offices across campus,…

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December 23, 2015 |

Vet Tech Program

Student Spotlight: Christina Melvin, MPH – Public Health Program

One of the best parts of what I do here at UNE is talking to MPH students. Every grad student at UNE that I’ve ever spoken to has been passionate. Passionate about a job well done, passionate about a new program or initiative that they’ve been able to start directly because of what they’ve learned in class, passionate about their field.…

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December 15, 2015 |

Gamma Chi New inductees

2015 Delta Omega Honorary Society Students Inducted

The University of New England is excited to congratulate 21 students who have been inducted into Gamma Chi, UNE’s chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health. These 2015 Delta Omega Honorary Society inductees are enrolled in the Master of Public Health program within the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Each year, the Gamma Chi chapter of…

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December 2, 2015 |

Victoria presenting at the AMA 2015

UNE Online Presents at AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education

Victoria Hartig, marketing manager for the UNE’s College of Graduate and Professional Studies (CGPS), had the honor of being selected as a speaker at the American Marketing Association’s Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education this year, presenting on best practices for digital marketing strategy. Higher education’s largest marketing event This national AMA conference took place November 15-18, 2015 in Chicago, and attracted more…

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November 25, 2015 |

University of New England

In Celebration of National Distance Learning Week at UNE Online

A history rooted in innovation As a continuously evolving institution, the University of New England has one of the most unique histories in higher education. Established as Westbrook College in 1831, the University merged with St. Francis College (est. 1939) in 1996 to become the University we know today – UNE. From this rich history has grown a collaborative, innovative…

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November 16, 2015 |

UNE Online Education MSE Infographic

Should you earn a Graduate Degree in Education?

Could a Graduate Degree in Education be for you? Are you already a teacher, looking for a way to advance your career? Are you looking at a career change and always thought you might be a great teacher?  We put together this infographic so you can see, at a glance, the motivations behind why other people get their MSED, CAGS…

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November 2, 2015 |

Large classroom

UNE Creates New Track at ACTEM Conference

The use of technology plays a vital role in education – not just online education, but education as an entire discipline. There’s a need for educators to be kept up to date on current best practices, and learn how to get the most out of their classroom technology. For many educators, attending conferences is one important way to keep current.…

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October 19, 2015 |

Brittany Roy, center, UNE MPH candidate, 2015

Student Spotlight: Brittany Roy, MPH – Public Health Program

This August, a group of UNE students and advisors participated in an immersion experience in Ghana. Students worked alongside Ghana Health Service, community health educators and the community to provide healthcare services to the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi. Participants of the program engaged in direct health services, interprofessional collaboration, community education and academic and cross-cultural exchange. Here, Brittany…

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September 14, 2015 |

Paul Grimaud Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Paul Grimaud, CAGS: AEL – Education Program

Paul Grimaud earned his CAGS in Advanced Educational Leadership (AEL) from the University of New England in 2015. He talks about his experience and how he is currently applying his knowledge in the field. Can you tell us a little about yourself, and what encouraged you to pursue your CAGS: AEL? I want to further impact lives through administration: improving…

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September 8, 2015 |

Kobe, University of New England Masters of Public Health Graduate

Online grad school: the best decision for Kobe, MPH

UNE MPH Graduate, Kobe, describes his experience getting his Master’s of Public Health at UNE Online. We spoke to Kobe directly after the hooding ceremony this past May. As a part of the reception/celebration for family and friends after the ceremony, you can clearly hear that we had some great live music. What you can’t very clearly hear is Kobe…

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August 26, 2015 |

Gisele Kouevi, MPH

Online grad school: a worthwhile experience for Gisele Kouevi, MPH

Your life changes when you decide to go to grad school. Some of these changes are unique and positive, like meeting new people undergoing the same intense experience, and deepening your knowledge in a field that interests you. Some of the changes are difficult, like trying to juggle your personal life, your time and money, and your work and studies.…

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July 23, 2015 |

Sahra Odowa, MPH

Online grad school: a better life experience for Sahra Odowa, MPH

Getting a degree online is a very personal endeavor. It’s an intense experience, and you really get to know your classmates and your professors. You have that bond of working incredibly hard to accomplish something big. And thinking about it, online grad school is bound to be intensely personal. How can it not be? Some of our students, like Sahra…

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July 20, 2015 |