Barbara Fortier: Program Director Spotlight

Program Director Spotlight: Barbara Fortier, Science Prerequisites Program

Barbara Fortier is the Program Director for the Science Prerequisites for Health Professions program at UNE Online. We sat down with her recently to talk about why she loves science and education, and what she considers her top tips for student success in her courses. Can you tell me a bit about your background and what drew you to UNE…

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July 18, 2018 |
Jessica Brousseau, CAGS AEL Student at UNE Online

Student Spotlight: Jessica Brousseau, CAGS AEL Program

Jessica Brousseau is a student in the UNE Online CAGS in Advanced Educational Leadership program. As a high school counselor, she enjoys learning from the diverse perspectives and experiences of her classmates, and she feels that she especially benefits from learning how her classmates in other states deal with common situations in different ways. We spoke with her recently about her…

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July 16, 2018 |
2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs in Grad Education

2018 U.S. News & World Report, Best Regional Universities, North

The University of New England is honored to be included among the “Best Regional Universities, North” by U.S. News & World Report again in 2018. U.S. News & World Report’s rankings condense a great deal of information about the quality of the education at each school they evaluate, making it easier for students to compare the academic quality of schools.…

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July 12, 2018 |
CGPS Staff Faculty with with the poster results of their CETL mini-grant-funded research project

CGPS Team Presents at CETL Faculty Workshop

Each year, the University of New England’s Center for the Enrichment of Teaching and Learning (CETL) offers mini-grants to support research into the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) to faculty and staff. In Spring 2017, Titi Balogun, Practicum Coordinator for the Graduate Programs in Public Health at UNE Online, convened a team of co-investigators to create an application for…

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July 11, 2018 |
Mike Wilber, Ed.D.

Alumni Spotlight: Mike Wilber, Ed.D.

Dr. Mike Wilber, an Ed.D. graduate, is an Adult Basic Education Instructor at the Delaware Department of Education Adult and Prison Education Resources Division in Wilmington, Delaware, helping inmates earn their GEDs and learn job skills. He is also a GED Instructor in the Adult Education Division of James H. Groves Adult High School. Dr. Wilber’s Ed.D. dissertation was designed…

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July 6, 2018 |
Emily Bartlett, MPH Student

Ambassador Spotlight: Emily Bartlett, MPH Program

UNE Online Ambassadors have been recognized by the College of Graduate and Professional Studies for being exemplary students and enthusiastic members of the UNE Online community. UNE Online Ambassadors serve as liaisons between our extended community and UNE Online, setting a precedent and standard for what it means to be a UNE Online student and community member. Emily Bartlett is…

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July 6, 2018 |
Mansoor Shafqat, MPH Student

Alumni Spotlight: Mansoor Shafqat, GPPH Program

Mansoor Shafqat is a public health graduate student at UNE Online, residing in California. He has had many life changes while enrolled in his program, including becoming a new parent, so he finds the flexibility of the online public health program to be essential to his success as a student. We spoke with him recently about his experience with the…

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July 5, 2018 |
UNE Online sponsors Nutrition Webinar - Today's Dietitian

Today's Dietitian Webinar, Sponsored by UNE Online

The Master of Science in Applied Nutrition program at UNE Online is proud to have sponsored a free webinar with the nutrition experts at Today’s Dietitian on July 11, 2018. We identified and shared tips on interviewing from the other side of the mic. This webinar was hosted by CNN executive producer and correspondent, Carolyn O’Neil. As registered nutritionists become…

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July 3, 2018 |
Devon Gallice, CAGS AEL Student

Student Spotlight: Devon Gallice — CAGS AEL Program

Devon Gallice is a student in the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Advanced Educational Leadership (CAGS AEL) program here at UNE Online. She is currently a guidance counselor at Dike-Newell School and is working toward earning her Principal — Building Administrator Certificate (040). We spoke with her recently about her experience at UNE and what it’s like balancing career,…

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June 29, 2018 |
ASN Live Stage at Nutrition 2018

Welcome to Nutrition 2018!

At UNE Online, the Applied Nutrition graduate program got the summer started as an exhibitor at Nutrition 2018 conference hosted by the American Society of Nutrition (ASN). UNE Online joined 48 other booth exhibitors to welcome over 3,000 guests to share the latest research, science, and technology in nutrition science. Here are some highlights! What is Nutrition 2018? Hoping to…

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June 29, 2018 |
MPH curriculum change

Changes in the MPH Curriculum at UNE Online

The Graduate Programs in Public Health at UNE Online is pleased to announce changes to the MPH curriculum for students who started in or after May 2018. These changes are to make sure that our curriculum aligns with new competencies published by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) in 2016, and to improve student outcomes. That said, if…

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June 28, 2018 |
Still from the blockchain webinar showing students conversing with each other in a circle of chairs

Webinar: Blockchain Practice & Principles in Healthcare

The UNE Online Master of Science in Health Informatics program is happy to present this webinar bringing together three experts in the field of blockchain: Rob Dolci, President, and CEO of Aizoon USA, a technology company specializing in solving challenges through innovation by designing and developing software systems for smarter factories and more secure networks. Todd Kitchens, a University of New…

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June 26, 2018 |
How to request your UNE Online transcript

How to Request Your UNE Online Transcript

A transcript is an official document. It shows which classes you took at the University of New England, and your grades in those classes. If you would like to request a transcript from UNE, please follow the steps below. The steps are the same for: Science Prerequisites for the Health Professions (SPHP) Post-Baccalaureate Courses Matriculated students Non-matriculated students Transcript requests…

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June 22, 2018 |
Post Baccalaureate Microbiology at UNE Online: BIOL 1020

Microbiology at UNE Online: BIOL 1020

Microbiology for Health Professions (BIOL 1020) is an online course taken by many post-grad students looking to fill a gap in their transcript. We spoke with course designer and instructor Dr. Marta Frisardi about the course standards, the types of schools that accept this UNE Online microbiology course as a prerequisite, and about some of the labs that students will…

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June 11, 2018 |
Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program

Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Program

The Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification program is a unique way of structuring classes where students begin on-ground in face-to-face classes to earn their Teacher Certification, and then they have the option of taking a few more classes online to earn their Master’s of Science in Education. We spoke with Dr. Lane Clarke, Associate Professor of Education at the University of…

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June 7, 2018 |
Faculty Spotlight: Susan Osofsky, MSW, LCSW

Faculty Spotlight: Susan Osofsky, MSW, LCSW

By her own account, Susan Osofsky has never been one to plan too far ahead, so it seems fitting that an inherent characteristic of social work perfectly complements her agile approach: “One of the reasons I love this field is you can do all sorts of jobs and try things out,” she said. And that’s exactly what she did as…

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June 5, 2018 |
Angsana (Angie) Spiller - MSW Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Angsana (Angie) Spiller, MSW Program

Angie Spiller is a student in the Master of Social Work program here at UNE Online. We spoke to her recently about what led her to earn her MSW, and how she applies her knowledge of the field on a daily basis. Can you tell me a little bit about yourself, and what encouraged you to pursue your Master’s in…

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June 1, 2018 |
Commencement 2018 Hooding

2018 Commencement at UNE Online

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies congratulates the class of 2018! Each spring, the College of Graduate and Professional Studies (CGPS) holds a college-wide commencement ceremony to honor doctoral and master’s-level graduates and celebrate the successful completion of their studies. CGPS Commencement does not replace the university-wide commencement held at Cross Insurance Arena each May. Rather, it is a…

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May 31, 2018 |
US News World Report Grad Education 2018

UNE Online Among Top Online Programs in Graduate Education

UNE Online is thrilled to share that we’ve again been named one of the top Online Programs in Graduate Education by U.S. News and World Report in their 2018 Rankings. UNE Online also received high marks in the student engagement category, ranking in the top 15% of schools for student engagement. Big shout out to all of our faculty and…

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May 30, 2018 |
Career Services at UNE Online Public Health

Career Services for the Graduate Programs in Public Health

Career Services in the Graduate Programs in Public Health at UNE Online is a resource dedicated to supporting the career success of graduate public health students through individual career counseling, development, and online training workshops. Career Services facilitates the connection of UNE Public Health students with the resources and skills they need to drive their career development. We spoke to…

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May 25, 2018 |
Illustration of a doctor pointing to a clipboard with several logos around his head such as Amazon, Google, and Apple to depict healthcare tech

American Tech Giants Enter the Race to Improve Healthcare

The United States spends more than $3 trillion annually on health care, making it the fifth largest industry in the country. In 2017, ten of the largest American tech giants entered the healthcare race and became involved in health care equity deals valued at more than $2.7 billion, up 90% since 2012. As technology begins to shape the future of…

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May 22, 2018 |
Lane Clarke, Ed.D.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Lane Clarke, Education Program

Dr. Lane Clarke is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of New England on the Biddeford Campus. As the department chair, she teaches classes at the undergraduate level to pre-service teachers in literacy and global education. Her research interests include online teaching, technology and literacy, and working with students who struggle with literacy. She has published three books:…

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May 21, 2018 |
2018 CGPS Commencement

CGPS Commencement 2018 – Friday, May 18

Each spring, the College of Graduate and Professional Studies (CGPS) holds a special commencement ceremony to honor doctoral and master’s graduates and celebrate the successful completion of their studies. Sometimes referred to as a “Hooding Ceremony,” this special CGPS-only commencement is not meant to replace the university-wide commencement. Rather, it is a special time to come together to meet fellow…

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May 18, 2018 |
Figure with bullhorn next to bold text:

Putting Current Events in the Classroom

As instructional designers, we spend weeks or months working with subject matter experts and programs to ensure that courses have everything students need. We work on alignment and learning outcomes, and we carefully construct modules so that the content is current, robust, and presented in the clearest way possible. What happens though, when a portion of the course content is…

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May 17, 2018 |