UNE Online Graduate Programs in Public Health at MPHA 2018

UNE GPPH alumni and student presenters at MPHA 2018
MPHA 2018 was a HUGE success! This year, the Maine Public Health Association (MPHA) Annual Meeting and Expo was held in Augusta, ME and there were about 400 public health professionals from within and outside Maine in attendance, including our very own UNE Online Graduate Programs in Public Health (GPPH) faculty, staff, students and alumni. This year’s Annual Meeting theme was Addiction and the State of Public Health in Maine, which contributed to the topic of discussion in general sessions, scientific sessions, and presentations. Below, we’ve summarized a few of the sessions presented by our team at this year’s MPHA meeting. Prevalence and Correlates of Cigarette Smoking among High School Students in Maine Titilola Balogun, DrPH and current MPH student…

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Webinar: Tools for Online Office Hours - Appear.in

Webinar Series
Two weeks ago we conducted a webinar in which we presented two conferencing tools as excellent options for holding synchronous office hours for an online class—appear.in and Blackboard Collaborate. We chose these tools, specifically, because we feel that they can be used in conjunction to respond to different needs. Blackboard Collaborate is robust, feature rich, and built into Blackboard directly, but it is also complicated. Appear.in is much simpler to use, but it can’t handle more than 6 students at a time, it isn’t built directly into Blackboard and it isn’t as feature rich. We wanted to cover how to use both tools so faculty and administrators could pick and choose what works best for them in their…

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UNE Attends FNCE Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo

Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo
The University of New England Graduate Program in Applied Nutrition was pleased to exhibit at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE), the world’s largest annual meeting of food and nutrition professionals, on October 15-18 in Boston, MA. UNE attends FNCE annually.  FNCE is hosted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest charitable organization focused on food, nutrition and dietetics. FNCE provides a venue for people and organizations showcasing the latest information and innovations related to industry trends, academics, and research in food and nutrition sciences. Continuing your Applied Nutrition education There is a great deal of value at FNCE in the continuing education aspect of the conference, and the Graduate Program in Applied Nutrition…

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