Calendar

Student Events for February 2018

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Mental Health Support Group

February 1, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The ROCC - Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Mental Health Support: once weekly, peer-facilitated group. Includes check-ins, resource sharing, emotional wellness activities & discussion. Topics include: managing symptoms, treatment options, strengthening skills & strategies, & being a successful student while facing a mental health condition.
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All Recovery Group

February 1, 2018
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Recovery Oriented Community Center -Top Floor of Sullivan. Portland Campus
The All Recovery Support Meetings philosophy is based upon the idea that although there are many unique pathways to recovery. Recovery impacts all of us, our families and our communities. We can heal together!
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Opening Reception: RECOLLECTIONS: Stolen Dreams, Plundered Memories

February 1, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
USM Art Gallery, Gorham
"Recollections" transforms the gallery into an immersive installation that leads one through various rooms and the intimate detritus of life.
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Community Engagement and Social Justice in Community Colleges

February 2, 2018
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Manchester Community College: 60 Bidwell Street Manchester, CT 06040
Engaged Faculty Institute on Community Engagement in Community Colleges to be held in Connecticut
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Hunter McKay, Senior Saxophone Recital

February 4, 2018
2:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
The USM School of Music presents a student recital with Hunter McKay on classical alto saxophone. Hunter is a student of Barry Saunders.
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Mindful Mondays

February 5, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center- Top floor of Sullivan
Your Enlightened Side. An Intro to Meditation. Learn Yoga, meditation & breathing techniques to release stress and ease into a restful state of mind.
5

4-H STEM Ambassadors Spring 2018 Trainings

February 5, 2018
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
4-H STEM Ambassadors are trained USM students who facilitate hands on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with youth 8-14 years old.
5

NAMI on Campus

February 5, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center- Top floor of Sullivan
Some of the best support a student can receive is from peers. When students connect with one another, they can share common experiences and support each other through the transitions. NAMI on Campus helps make those connections happen.
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Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step

February 6, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
The Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step meeting is a Big Book based meeting open to anyone who wishes to learn about the book, the steps, and sponsorship.
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Peer Photography

February 6, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC) — Top floor of Sullivan
Peer photography is a group of peer students that meet weekly at the ROCC to share a passion in photography. All skill levels are welcome, and all peers must supply their own camera. Come join us to take, share, and discuss photography!
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STEM Sisters Monthly STEM Gathering!

February 7, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center, CSGD
Join STEM Sisters at the monthly gathering in Woodbury's CSGD. Have chai and do fun STEM activities with fellow students. All students, not just female or female-identified are welcome!
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Creating a Bridge Through Writing

February 7, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
"Creating a Bridge Through Writing" : A peer support group at the ROCC. Creative writing can help people process their emotions, escape into a mystical world of their own creation, and feel empowered.
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Diving for Diversity

February 7, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Diving for Diversity is an exploratory working group that will explore the concept of diversity and inclusion as it pertains to ones’ self, recovery, U.S.M., and the community.
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Student Support Network Group

February 8, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
SSN members & community members are welcome to join us in brainstorming new ways to reach out to and support all of our students. Come as an SSN member, find out how to become one, or just come to have a couple of questions answered in a safe spot. We’re looking forward to connecting with you!
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Mental Health Support Group

February 8, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The ROCC - Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Mental Health Support: once weekly, peer-facilitated group. Includes check-ins, resource sharing, emotional wellness activities & discussion. Topics include: managing symptoms, treatment options, strengthening skills & strategies, & being a successful student while facing a mental health condition.
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Wayfair On Campus!

February 8, 2018
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Luther Bonney Lobby
Come learn about Wayfair and all they have to offer!
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SMART Recovery

February 8, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Community Center -Top Floor of Sullivan. Portland Campus
SMART Recovery is a self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Meetings are educational, supportive and include open discussions.
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All Recovery Group

February 8, 2018
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Recovery Oriented Community Center -Top Floor of Sullivan. Portland Campus
The All Recovery Support Meetings philosophy is based upon the idea that although there are many unique pathways to recovery. Recovery impacts all of us, our families and our communities. We can heal together!
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Peer Mentor Training and Coffee Hour at the ROCC

February 9, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Come to the ROCC for Coffee hour and Peer Mentor Training on Fridays from 10-11am. This training provides information about recovery, how recovery has been supported within the college environment, and some complicating factors that might emerge with students as they travel their path of recovery.
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4-H STEM Ambassadors Spring 2018 Trainings

February 9, 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
4-H STEM Ambassadors are trained USM students who facilitate hands on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with youth 8-14 years old.
9

4-H STEM Ambassadors Spring 2018 Trainings

February 9, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
4-H STEM Ambassadors are trained USM students who facilitate hands on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with youth 8-14 years old.
12

Mindful Mondays

February 12, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center- Top floor of Sullivan
Your Enlightened Side. An Intro to Meditation. Learn Yoga, meditation & breathing techniques to release stress and ease into a restful state of mind.
12

NAMI on Campus

February 12, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center- Top floor of Sullivan
Some of the best support a student can receive is from peers. When students connect with one another, they can share common experiences and support each other through the transitions. NAMI on Campus helps make those connections happen.
13

Tranquil Tuesdays

February 13, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The ROCC--top floor of Sullivan Gym
Tranquil Tuesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Tuesday at the ROCC! Come in for meditation and discussion.
13

Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step

February 13, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
The Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step meeting is a Big Book based meeting open to anyone who wishes to learn about the book, the steps, and sponsorship.
13

Spanish Conversation Table

February 13, 2018
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
305 A-Wing Science Building, Portland Campus
Come join us for a Spanish Conversation Table! Every Tuesday at 3:15-4:15 at 305 A-Wing Science Building.
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ROCC Formation

February 13, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The ROCC
The ROCC Formation is a meeting group for all current ROCC peers and anyone interested in the ROCC. This is a time to come together for community formation.
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Creating a Bridge Through Writing

February 14, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
"Creating a Bridge Through Writing" : A peer support group at the ROCC. Creative writing can help people process their emotions, escape into a mystical world of their own creation, and feel empowered.
15

USM Corporate Partners: Building a Better Internship

February 15, 2018
7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Abromson Center, 2nd Floor
Join USM Corporate Partners as we explore how internships can evolve into a talent pipeline. Hear from students and employers as they share their candid experiences, including unforeseen benefits and challenges—and problem-solve your own internship opportunities.
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Student Support Network Group

February 15, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
SSN members & community members are welcome to join us in brainstorming new ways to reach out to and support all of our students. Come as an SSN member, find out how to become one, or just come to have a couple of questions answered in a safe spot. We’re looking forward to connecting with you!
15

Mental Health Support Group

February 15, 2018
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
The ROCC - Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Mental Health Support: once weekly, peer-facilitated group. Includes check-ins, resource sharing, emotional wellness activities & discussion. Topics include: managing symptoms, treatment options, strengthening skills & strategies, & being a successful student while facing a mental health condition.
15

All Recovery Group

February 15, 2018
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Recovery Oriented Community Center -Top Floor of Sullivan. Portland Campus
The All Recovery Support Meetings philosophy is based upon the idea that although there are many unique pathways to recovery. Recovery impacts all of us, our families and our communities. We can heal together!
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4-H STEM Ambassadors Spring 2018 Trainings

February 16, 2018
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
4-H STEM Ambassadors are trained USM students who facilitate hands on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with youth 8-14 years old.
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Peer Mentor Training and Coffee Hour at the ROCC

February 16, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Come to the ROCC for Coffee hour and Peer Mentor Training on Fridays from 10-11am. This training provides information about recovery, how recovery has been supported within the college environment, and some complicating factors that might emerge with students as they travel their path of recovery.
16

4-H STEM Ambassadors Spring 2018 Trainings

February 16, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
4-H STEM Ambassadors are trained USM students who facilitate hands on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with youth 8-14 years old.
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Peer Photography

February 16, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC) — Top floor of Sullivan
Peer photography is a group of peer students that meet weekly at the ROCC to share a passion in photography. All skill levels are welcome, and all peers must supply their own camera. Come join us to take, share, and discuss photography!
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Game Night

February 16, 2018
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
The ROCC Makes Recovery FUN. Come join us at the Recovery Oriented Campus Center for Game Night! All are welcome - Those in recovery, those seeking recovery & Recovery Allies.
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Tranquil Tuesdays

February 20, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The ROCC--top floor of Sullivan Gym
Tranquil Tuesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Tuesday at the ROCC! Come in for meditation and discussion.
20

Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step

February 20, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
The Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step meeting is a Big Book based meeting open to anyone who wishes to learn about the book, the steps, and sponsorship.
20

LGBTQ+ Recovery

February 20, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The ROCC
LGBTQ+ Recovery is a peer-led group for members of the lgbtq+ community who have experience with mental health and substance use disorders. We are accepting of all queer identities and pathways to recovery.
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Spanish Conversation Table

February 20, 2018
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
305 A-Wing Science Building, Portland Campus
Come join us for a Spanish Conversation Table! Every Tuesday at 3:15-4:15 at 305 A-Wing Science Building.
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(De)Constructing Race, Equality, and Power

February 20, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Space Gallery, 538 Congress Street, Portland
A discussion on how we create and experience systems of power within society.
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Creating a Bridge Through Writing

February 21, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
"Creating a Bridge Through Writing" : A peer support group at the ROCC. Creative writing can help people process their emotions, escape into a mystical world of their own creation, and feel empowered.
21

Diving for Diversity

February 21, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Diving for Diversity is an exploratory working group that will explore the concept of diversity and inclusion as it pertains to ones’ self, recovery, U.S.M., and the community.
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Student Support Network Group

February 22, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
SSN members & community members are welcome to join us in brainstorming new ways to reach out to and support all of our students. Come as an SSN member, find out how to become one, or just come to have a couple of questions answered in a safe spot. We’re looking forward to connecting with you!
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Engaging Creative Thinking in the Classroom

February 22, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
241 Luther Bonney Portland Campus
Professor Bilodeau is an entrepreneur who is an owner in two small businesses, a direct marketing company in the alternative health space located in Maine and a television network providing vacation information located in the South East.
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Mental Health Support Group

February 22, 2018
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
The ROCC - Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Mental Health Support: once weekly, peer-facilitated group. Includes check-ins, resource sharing, emotional wellness activities & discussion. Topics include: managing symptoms, treatment options, strengthening skills & strategies, & being a successful student while facing a mental health condition.
22

SMART Recovery

February 22, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Community Center -Top Floor of Sullivan. Portland Campus
SMART Recovery is a self-empowering addiction recovery support group. Meetings are educational, supportive and include open discussions.
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All Recovery Group

February 22, 2018
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Recovery Oriented Community Center -Top Floor of Sullivan. Portland Campus
The All Recovery Support Meetings philosophy is based upon the idea that although there are many unique pathways to recovery. Recovery impacts all of us, our families and our communities. We can heal together!
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Yesplus Retreat

February 22, 2018
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
USM Gorham Campus
A meditation and yoga based retreat offered on the USM campus for those looking to learn more self-care practices, how to enhance leadership skills, and how to experience more joy in your daily life.
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Peer Mentor Training and Coffee Hour at the ROCC

February 23, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Come to the ROCC for Coffee hour and Peer Mentor Training on Fridays from 10-11am. This training provides information about recovery, how recovery has been supported within the college environment, and some complicating factors that might emerge with students as they travel their path of recovery.
23

Peer Photography

February 23, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC) — Top floor of Sullivan
Peer photography is a group of peer students that meet weekly at the ROCC to share a passion in photography. All skill levels are welcome, and all peers must supply their own camera. Come join us to take, share, and discuss photography!
23

NAMI Movie Night

February 23, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
NAMI Club on Campus presents "Of Two Minds" at The Recovery Oriented Campus Center. This movie is a story of three people with bipolar disorder and their struggles and successes. Join the NAMI club for this movie showing, and discussion.
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Yesplus Retreat

February 23, 2018
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
USM Gorham Campus
A meditation and yoga based retreat offered on the USM campus for those looking to learn more self-care practices, how to enhance leadership skills, and how to experience more joy in your daily life.
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FACULTY CONCERT SERIES: William Rounds, cello "Pairs: A Program of Duos"

February 23, 2018
8:00 PM
Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus
William Rounds, cello; Elisabeth Marshall, soprano; Amanda Hardy, oboe; and Joseph Holt, bass team up for a concert of duos.
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Yesplus Retreat

February 24, 2018
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
USM Gorham Campus
A meditation and yoga based retreat offered on the USM campus for those looking to learn more self-care practices, how to enhance leadership skills, and how to experience more joy in your daily life.
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Yesplus Retreat

February 25, 2018
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
USM Gorham Campus
A meditation and yoga based retreat offered on the USM campus for those looking to learn more self-care practices, how to enhance leadership skills, and how to experience more joy in your daily life.
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USM <3s Commuters Table

February 26, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Abromson 2nd Floor
Free goody bags, coffee, & raffle - enter to win a $100 gas card!
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Mindful Mondays

February 26, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center- Top floor of Sullivan
Your Enlightened Side. An Intro to Meditation. Learn Yoga, meditation & breathing techniques to release stress and ease into a restful state of mind.
26

NAMI on Campus

February 26, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Recovery Oriented Campus Center- Top floor of Sullivan
Some of the best support a student can receive is from peers. When students connect with one another, they can share common experiences and support each other through the transitions. NAMI on Campus helps make those connections happen.
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Free Bowling Night at Bayside Bowl

February 26, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bayside Bowl, 58 Alder Street, Portland, ME 04101
Free bowling, food, giveways, and raffle - enter to win a free car wash! Includes admission and shoe rentals for USM students w/ ID & one guest.
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Game Night at Glickman

February 26, 2018
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Samuel L. Cohen Education Center at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education
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USM <3s Commuters Table

February 27, 2018
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Abromson 2nd Floor
Free goody bags, coffee, & raffle - enter to win a $100 gas card!
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Commuter Appreciation Lunch

February 27, 2018
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria
Free finger foods, desserts, and beverages provided by Sodexo! Raffle - enter to win $25 Husky Bucks!
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Tranquil Tuesdays

February 27, 2018
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The ROCC--top floor of Sullivan Gym
Tranquil Tuesdays from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. every Tuesday at the ROCC! Come in for meditation and discussion.
27

Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step

February 27, 2018
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
The Road of Happy Destiny Open 12-Step meeting is a Big Book based meeting open to anyone who wishes to learn about the book, the steps, and sponsorship.
27

LGBTQ+ Recovery

February 27, 2018
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The ROCC
LGBTQ+ Recovery is a peer-led group for members of the lgbtq+ community who have experience with mental health and substance use disorders. We are accepting of all queer identities and pathways to recovery.
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Spanish Conversation Table

February 27, 2018
3:15 PM to 4:15 PM
305 A-Wing Science Building, Portland Campus
Come join us for a Spanish Conversation Table! Every Tuesday at 3:15-4:15 at 305 A-Wing Science Building.
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Does/Has Participatory Democracy (Ever) Exist(ed)?

February 27, 2018
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
102 Wishcamper, Portland Campus
Discussing the really big picture: how participatory democracy has inspired peoples from all over the world for the last two and a half millennia.
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USM <3s Commuters Table

February 28, 2018
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Gorham Library - Bailey Hall
Free goody bags, coffee, & raffle - enter to win a $100 gas card!
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Creating a Bridge Through Writing

February 28, 2018
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center
"Creating a Bridge Through Writing" : A peer support group at the ROCC. Creative writing can help people process their emotions, escape into a mystical world of their own creation, and feel empowered.
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Free Ice Skating at The Rink at Thompson's Point

February 28, 2018
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Rink at Thompson's Point - 10 Thompson's Point, Portland, ME 04102
Free ice skating, hot cocoa, and raffle - enter to win $20 to Gorham Bike and Ski! Includes admission and skate rentals for USM students w/ ID & one guest.
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Diving for Diversity

February 28, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The ROCC Common Room- Top Floor of Sullivan Gym
Diving for Diversity is an exploratory working group that will explore the concept of diversity and inclusion as it pertains to ones’ self, recovery, U.S.M., and the community.

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