UNE Online Presents & Exhibits at SNEB 2018 Conference

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The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) hosted its 51st Annual Conference in Minneapolis this July, where UNE Online was welcomed to present and exhibit. This year’s event theme, Optimizing Impact: Supporting Food Systems with Nutrition Education, attracted SNEB’s professional members, national educators, and nutrition students eager to showcase their current work while learning about the future of nutrition. Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) represents the unique professional interests of nutrition educators worldwide. SNEB is dedicated to promoting effective nutrition education and healthy behavior through research, policy, and practice, and has a vision of healthy communities, food systems, and behaviors. Their work takes place in colleges, universities, and other schools,…

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Welcome to Nutrition 2018!

ASN Live Stage at 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 provide a space where the best in science and health meet, the American Society of Nutrition decided to offer a conference exclusively for nutrition science. Prior to this, ASN hosted an annual meeting around experimental biology. With input from more than 1,000 ASN members, the Nutrition 2018 conference was approved and created to address the specific needs of nutrition professionals…

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Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) Annual Conference

SNEB Conference 2016
Applied Nutrition Program Manager Ellie Dodge, Ph.D., and Senior Marketing Manager Victoria Hartig of UNE Online, attended the annual Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) conference in San Diego, CA this year. In addition to being available to meet potential new students and faculty at our booth in the exhibit hall, they also represented the University of New England in the national conversation on nutrition. “The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior is a great resource for our students. Membership in any professional organization brings with it a variety of benefits including access to experts in the field as well as knowledge of current and breaking research and education initiatives, networking opportunities, and the potential to meet new colleagues…

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UNE Attends NACCHO Public Health Conference

NACCHO Public Health Conference 2016
NACCHO’s Annual Conference, the largest gathering of local health department leaders and other public health professionals in the US, was held in Phoenix in late July this year. UNE attended as an exhibitor in order to add value to the conference conversation, network with fellow public health professionals, and learn more about the latest public health topics. It was wonderful to see many familiar faces from last year. The conference is always a great opportunity for local health department staff, partners, and individuals interested in local public health to share their latest research and ideas, and test their assumptions about the issues and topics around local public health. Conference theme The theme of the NACCHO public health conference this year…

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Monique Roy to Speak at Maine Adult Education Conference

Monique Roy UNE Online Assistant Program Manager for the Graduate Programs in Education
At UNE Online, our faculty and staff have adopted a practitioner-scholar model that bridges the gap between academia and the real world, blending scholarly research with practical application to solve complex problems in their professions. It is because of this philosophy that Monique Roy, Assistant Program Manager for the Graduate Programs in Education, will be speaking at the upcoming Maine Adult Education Association conference. Held from June 21st to 23rd at the University of Maine in Farmington, the conference theme this year is “Creating Connections.” The Maine Adult Education Association (MAEA) is a nonprofit professional organization representing adult education programs, professionals, and volunteers in Maine. The MAEA advocates for continuing adult education opportunities locally, statewide, and nationally and supports its…

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UNE Online Attends Unite for Sight

Global Health and Innovation at UNE
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 our booth UNE Online will once again be exhibiting at the Global Health & Innovation Conference. Stop by our booth and learn more about our Graduate Programs in Public Health. UNE Online offers two fully articulated online graduate programs in Public Health. Working adults and post-baccalaureate students can now earn a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) or a Graduate…

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UNE Online exhibits at Health Informatics conference

HIMSS 2016 Exhibit and 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 – so we hope to see many of you! With more than 40,000 health IT professionals in attendance each year, this is the biggest and most comprehensive conference in the health informatics realm. The fields represented and attendees at the show are widespread, and include 1,300+ leading health IT vendors, making it an exceptionally valuable experience. About the Conference The…

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

Victoria presenting at the AMA 2015
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 than 1,300 higher education institutions who came together with the goal of growing their skills and knowledge of building strategic marketing campaigns to increase student enrollments. Sharing best practices Victoria’s presentation, titled ‘Marketing to your Ideal Candidate,’ covered the strategy, tactics, and digital marketing assets necessary to build and manage successful campaigns specifically targeted to higher…

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UNE Creates New Track at ACTEM Conference

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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. Significant change for the better Upon reflection of the tracks offered at ACTEM, UNE Instructional Design felt that higher education was underrepresented in Maine’s only technology in education conference.  Last fall, the entire Instructional Design Services (IDS) department traveled up to the ACTEM conference as a team, and from that experience, they envisioned an opportunity for growth. And not only…

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ACTEM Conference Sneak Peek: Scoop.it

scoop.it screenshot for ACTEM Conference
We’re off tomorrow to Bangor, ME, to present at the annual ACTEM Conference. I am presenting with the lovely Susan Barrett Hyde on the subject of web tools for scaffolded assignments. I hope to subdivide the general scope of the presentation into several blog posts to tide me over into 2016, and I thought I’d start things off with one of the tools I found myself using quite a bit, two or so years ago. The tool is Scoop.it, and its angle is that it provides users with an attractive, full-featured-yet-easy, magazine-style (mouthful!) curation space. Much like Pinterest, users subscribe to one another and good curators are rewarded with likes and new subscribers. The difference between Pinterest and Scoop.it…

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