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Week of September 17, 2012 | Volume 3 Number 6          

 IN THIS ISSUE
Campus Safety 101
R.A.D. Basic Self-Defense for Women
URecFit Check-In and Win
Civility in the Workplace
ESL Open House
Enhancing Healthy Relationships
Networking 101: Social Medial
Conversation, Communication, and Culture (C3)
Acupuncture in Primary Care
SalsaNow! Salsa Lesson
Welcome Alexis J. McClellan
Fall Workshops at the HS/HSL
Club UMB mentors needed
Tutor with ABAE
Student Support Group
The Mayan "Apocalypse"
DEA Drug Take Back Day
The Sustainable Event
CommUNITY Fest
Chinese Moon Festival
Project Jump Start Food Drive
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EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Campus Safety 101

URecFit        

Friday, Sept. 14  

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

SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

Campus Safety 101 is aimed to improve health, wellness and safety on the University Campus. The presentation will raise your awareness to crime on and off campus and share resources that are available to you. 

 

Light refreshments will be provided.

 

For more information or to register, please email William "Archie" Griffin or

visit the website.

R.A.D. Basic Self-Defense for Women  

URecFit         

Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 17 through Oct. 25 

Noon - 1:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Health Sciences & Human Services Library, Room LL02 

 

RAD is a hands-on course designed to emphasize confidence and self discipline while developing and enhancing options of self-defense. The course will teach basic self-defense techniques and emphasize common sense approaches to safety on campus.

 

For more information or to register, please visit the website or email William "Archie" Griffin.

URecFit Check-In and Win

URecFit      GWE Fitness  

Continuous- every month

SMC Campus Center, URecFit

 

Each time you come to workout at URecFit, fill out a ticket for a chance to win various prizes.  

 

For more information please email Meghan Bruce-Bojo.

Civility in the Workplace

Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Monday, Sept. 17    

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

Join us for an hour long "Lunch & Learn" seminar discussing Civility in the Workplace. Dr. Kelley Macmillan from the School of Social Work will be facilitating this session.

 

Lunch will be served. 

 

For more information please visit the website or email Courtney J Jones.

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 visit the website or email Betsy Lane.

Enhancing Helathy 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: Social Media

Office of Financial Education & Wellness Social globe 

Wednesday, Sept. 19  

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

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

 

Lunch will be served.

 

For more information please visit the website or email FEWTalk@umaryland.edu.

Conversation, Communication, and Culture (C3)

Office of International Services     

Wednesday, Sept. 19  

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

Practice English conversation skills, explore intercultural communication and learn about various programs available to the UM community. Event is co-sponsored by the Writing Center. 

 

For more information please visit the website or

email Amy Ramirez.

Acupuncture in Primary Care

Wellness Hub  

Thursday, Sept. 20  

Noon - 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.

SalsaNow! Salsa Lesson

Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Thursday, Sept. 20    

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 349

 

Space is limited, please RSVP.

 

Observe a live salsa demonstration by SalsaNow's experienced instructors. After the demonstration, stay for a salsa lesson. 

 

Refreshments will be provided.

 

For more information please email Courtney J Jones.

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 amcclellan@umaryland.edu.

Free Fall Workshops at the HS/HSL

Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL)

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

  

Click here for the Fall 2012 Workshop Schedule

 

The HS/HSL will be offering a variety of free workshops throughout the fall semester. Topics covered include citation management system RefWorks, Grant Proposal Writing, and database searching classes including CINAHL and PubMed. 

 

Workshops are free of charge to UM faculty, staff and students; UMMC staff; and HS/HSL Corporate Members.

 

For more information please email Ryan Harris.

Seeking Mentors

Club UMB

Tuesdays

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

George Washington Elementary School

 

Wednesdays

3:00 p.m. - 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 Umoutreach@umaryland.edu.

ABAE Tutoring

ABAE

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

Normal Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  

Pharmacy Hall, 2nd Floor

 

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 Mayan "Apocalypse"

Interprofessional Student Learning & Service Initiatives (ISLSI)

Monday, Sept. 24   

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Room 351

 

Discover what ancient Mayan wisdom reveals about the new cycle of time that begins on December 22, 2012. Dr. John Carlson of University of Maryland College Park will explain what the Mayans predicted regarding changes to the earth.

 

For more information please visit the website or email Courtney J Jones.

DEA Drug Take Back Day

APhA's Generation Rx

Wednesday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 29   

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

Campus Police Annex, 222 N. Pine St 

 

APhA's Generation Rx is hosting the DEA Drug Take Back Day in collaboration with the Campus Police Department and a number of other student organizations. The community will have the opportunity to turn in their expired and unwanted medications for safe disposal by the government. 

 

For more information please visit the website or email Rilwan Badamas.

The Sustainable Event

UM Go Green & the Wellness Hub

Thursday, Sept. 27  

Noon - 1:00 p.m.

SMC Campus Center, Green Room, 1st floor

 

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.

CommUNITY Fest

CommUNITY Fest

Saturday, Sept. 29  

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Lexington Market, 400 W. Lexington St.

 

This event is designed to address unhealthy habits that are maintained by seemingly irresistible temptations. CommUNITYFEST 2012: GET FIT: Getting Everyone To Fight (Ir)resistible Temptations will provide free health screenings, as well as health information and education. 

 

For more information please email Shawnese Gilpin or visit the website..

Chinese Moon Festival

Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA)

Saturday, Sept. 29  

6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

MSTF second floor (Atrium & Auditorium)

685 W. Baltimore street (entry from HSFI)

 

CSSA invites all to attend the Chinese Moon Festival sponsored by USGA.The event will include Chinese Food and Celebration Gala.

 

Admission is $3 for UM students and $5 for scholars & others. Come join us for a fun-filled night!

 

For more information please email Xiujuan (Sophie) Peng.

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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