UM Logo_Founding Campus The Campus Life Weekly

Week of September 10, 2012 | Volume 3 Number 5          

Fall Fest
Apply to the President's Student Leadership Institute
Legal Sound Auditions
Fall Diploma Application Deadline
UM Bookstore T-shirt Sale
Nurses for Global Health Kick-Off
Make Your Place a Sustainable Space
End Your Procrastination
ESL Open House
Enhancing Healthy Relationships
Networking 101: Social Medial
Acupuncture in Primary Care
Welcome Alexis J. McClellan
Club UMB mentors needed
Tutor with ABAE
Student Support Group
The Sustainable Event
Project Jump Start Food Drive
Stay in Touch

Wellness Hub   


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Fall Fest

Campus Life Welcome Month

Friday, Sept. 7

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Outside the SMC Campus Center,

HS/HSL Plaza, and School of Nursing Courtyard


Join us for the University's annual campus-wide orientation event. Activities include information tables hosted by student organizations, campus offices and businesses from the surrounding neighborhood. Lots of freebies including food (free to students; only a small charge for employees), give-aways, prizes and fun!


For more information please visit the website or email Cyndi Rice.

Apply to the President's Student Leadership Institute

Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

leadershipApplications due Friday, Sept. 7 

621 W. Lombard St. Suite 302


Apply now


The President's Student Leadership Institute (PSLI) is a certificate program focused on exposing UM student leaders (or aspiring student leaders) to contemporary issues in leadership in order to prepare participants for professional leadership in a diverse and global society.


For more information please email Reina Arai Pomeroy.

Audition for Legally Sound!

Legally Sound 

Friday, Sept. 7

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Francis King Carey School of Law 

500 West Baltimore Street


Want to sing, arrange, or beat box? Audition for Legally Sound, University of Maryland law school's a cappella group. The group welcomes auditions by students from any of the UM professional schools.


For more information please email Sunny Cowell or visit the website.

Fall Diploma Application Deadline

Office of the Registrar 

DiplomaApplications due Sunday, Sept. 9 

601 W. Lombard St. Suite 240


Apply now


To apply for your diploma, please logon to SURFS. Once you are logged on to SURFS, select Student Records and then Student Records again. The Application for Diploma will be in the middle of the menu.


For more information please email Tom Day or call 410-706-7480. 

25% Off All T-shirts

University Bookstore  

Now - Sunday, Sept. 9 

222 North Pine St.


Save 25% off all T-shirts from Aug. 27- Sept.9 in the store and online!  


For more information email Renee Lutz.

Nurses for Global Health Fall Kick-Off

Nurses for Global Health (NGH) 

Monday, Sept. 10

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 

SMC Campus Center, Room 223 


Join Nurses for Global Health for their Fall Kick-Off Event! Come learn about:

- NGH calendar of events

- Global Health Opportunities

- Volunteer & Advocacy Ops

- Schedule of NGH events

- Global Health classes and the Certificate program at UM


Event is opened to ALL students.  Free lunch will be provided.


For more information please email

Make Your Place a Sustainable Space

UM Go Green & the Wellness Hub

Tuesday, Sept. 11  

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351


Make your work place a sustainable space. From unplugging the coffeepot to getting an office plant, in this workshop UM Go Green offers quick and simple tips for greening your office space!  


For more information please email Tracy Gnadinger or visit the website.

End Your Procrastination

Wellness Hub       hourglass

Wednesday, Sept. 12  

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311


"I do my work at the same time every day -- the last minute." Does this sound like you? Learn tips on how to fight this behavior which can sabotage your best intentions.


For more information please visit the website or

email Hillary Edwards.

ESL Open House

Office of International Services    

Tuesday, Sept. 18  

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, 2nd Floor Ballroom


This is an opportunity for students, scholars, and their families to meet with representatives from many of the English Language Programs in & around the Baltimore area. There will be representatives from a number of programs including UMBC, UMCP, the College of Notre Dame, Towson University, and many more. 


For more information please visist the website or email Betsy Lane.

Enhancing Healthy Relationships

Wellness Hub & the Student Counseling Center  Support Group   

Tuesday, Sept. 18  

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311


No person is an island! Dr. Jenna Silverman from the Student Counseling Center will provide information about do's and don'ts in healthy friendships, family relationships, and romantic relationships. 


For more information please visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.

Networking 101: Get Connected Through Social Media

Office of Financial Education & Wellness Social globe 

Wednesday, Sept. 19  

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351


Join the Office of Financial Education & Wellness for a free lunch and learn how to manage your online reputation through social media platforms including a personal blog, Facebook and Twitter.  


For more information please visit the website or email

Acupuncture in Primary Care

Wellness Hub  

Thursday, Sept. 20  

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 311


Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing modality and is now incorporated into U.S. mainstream medical practice. Dr. Lao, the director of the traditional Chinese medicine program in the Center for Integrative Medicine will discuss acupuncture in primary care and its role in promoting health.


 For more information please visit the website or email Hillary Edwards.

Welcome Alexis J. McClellan

Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

621 W. Lombard St., Suite 302


ISLSI welcomes a new staff member. Alexis J. McClellan will serve as the AmeriCorps MDCCC VISTA/Service Initiatives Coordinator. She will create and manage service projects on or close to the campus.


If you have service projects that you would like to see happen at UM, please do not hesitate to contact Alexis at

Seeking Mentors

Club UMB


3:00- 5:00 p.m.

George Washington Elementary School



3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Southwest Baltimore Charter School


Club UMB, sponsored by the President's Outreach Council, is seeking Volunteer Mentors for the 2012-2013 school year. If you are interested in becoming a Mentor, please contact Club UMB for an application. 


For more information please email

ABAE Tutoring


Saturdays (Starting Sept. 22 at 11:00 a.m.) 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  

Pharmacy Hall 2nd Floor

20 N. Pine St.


Come tutor high school and middle school students on Saturday mornings with ABAE! Breakfast will be provided at 9:45 a.m.


For more information please email Kendrix Nguyen or visit the website.

Student Support Group

Student Counseling Center

Mondays from Sept. 24 -  Dec. 3, 2012  

5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.


Want to better understand yourself and how you relate to other people? Join the Understanding Self and Others Group! The Student Counseling Center offers a confidential group led by a psychologist. It's an opportunity to give and receive help with other students going through similar problems. 


For more information or event location please email Jenna Silverman, PhD. 

or call 410-328-8404.

The Sustainable Event

UM Go Green & the Wellness Hub

Thursday, Sept. 27  

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351


Are you planning an event on campus? Want to make it sustainable? Join Nancy Gordon, senior director of University Events, to learn helpful tips for making environmentally friendly events.


For more information please email Tracy Gnadinger or visit the website.

Project Jump Start

Project Jump Start

Project Jump Start Every Tuesday & Friday

5:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Lower Level Rm 001 


Help prepare and deliver bag lunches for the the homeless and/or hungry members of our local community. Donate an hour or two of your time, feel good, and meet students from the other professional schools. 


For more information please email Jenna Noveau.

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