Student Engagement & Leadership

Fall 2020 Weeks of Welcome

Weeks of Welcome Monday, August 31st – Sunday, September 13th

Student Engagement & Leadership is excited to host one of our most exciting traditional events.  Beginning on Monday, August 31st and going through Sunday, September 13th we will be hosting our Weeks of Welcome which will be jammed pack with events to encourage you all to become engaged with your fellow students, staff, and faculty.

With the current times during the pandemic, we want to still host amazing events while still primarily focused on the health and safety of each of you.  With that said, the majority of our events offered during this time will be virtual with no large gathering happening in-person.  We will take advantage of our social media accounts, Zoom, and other online agencies to have live events with you all. 

We hope you all enjoy our events!

 

Monday, August 31st – Sunday, September 13th and Beyond!

7am-7pm: Healthy Husky Welcome Tables

Location: Gorham, Portland, & Lewiston-Auburn

Come meet staff, faculty, and student leaders at our welcome tables throughout all three campuses.  We will be available to welcome you to campus, provide any resources you need, and offer additional PPE supplies to all.

 

7am-10pm: Zoom Lounges Opening

Location: Brooks Student Center; Gorham Campus and Woodbury Campus Center; Portland Campus

In Brooks Student Center and Woodbury Student Center, we have prepared lounges where students can come in and participate in their online classes.  These areas have electrical outlets, Wi-Fi, and plenty of space for everyone who needs a place to sit.  Make sure to bring your own electronic devises, headphones, and face covering!

 

Monday, August 31st

8pm-10pm: USM’s Karaoke Night

Each year, we start out with a USM’s Karaoke Night.  If social media has shown us one thing, Quarantine Karaoke can be quite successful.  This year, we will be hosting USK Karaoke online via ZOOM.

How to participate:

  • Sign Up Form
  • Find your song on YouTube (search song and karaoke) this will give you a version that has the lyrics displayed in video.
  • When it is your turn, share your screen in Zoom and perform your song!

 

Tuesday, September 1st

5pm-7pm: USM CAB presents: Free T-shirt & Goody-Bag Giveaway

Location: Outside Brooks Dining Hall

Post a photo in your T-Shirt to your Instagram story with your name and major, tag @USM_CAB and be entered to win $25 spending spree on Amazon!

 

8pm-10pm: Fast Friendship

Location: Virtual Program

 

 

Wednesday, September 2nd

1pm-3pm: Zoom Lounge Ice Cream Give-a-way

Location: Brooks Student Center; Gorham Campus and Woodbury Campus Center; Portland Campus

 

8pm-10pm: Meet the Greeks

Location: Virtual Program

 

Thursday, September 3rd

8pm-10pm: USM CAB presents: PINGO – Prize Bingo

Location: Virtual Program

 

Friday, September 4th

11am-1pm: Conversation Bubbles: Interest Group Chats

Looking to meet new people who have similar interest as you? We will be hosting Conversation Bubbles where everyone is able to connect with other students who have similar interest.  For example, if there is a group of students all interest is music and the arts, we will create a breakout room for you all to have discussions together.  Likewise, if several students are interested in talking about ESports or the NBA/NHL playoffs, we will create breakout rooms for those discussions. 

 

 8pm-10pm: Jackbox games

Location: Virtual Program

Just hop into the Zoom Room. To play, each player needs a phone or other web-enabled device to use as their controller. When you start a game, you’ll be given a unique room code on your screen. Just pull up Jackbox.tv on your device’s web browser, and enter the room code to play along. Our games are for anywhere from 1-8 players. And, if you have more people wanting to play along, they can join as an audience member (most games support an audience of up to 10,000) to influence the game’s outcome.

  

Saturday, September 5th

We made it through the first week of school!  Take a day and treat yourself to something special!

 

Sunday, September 6th

1pm-4pm: ESports Day

Location: Virtual Program

Join us in playing Call of Duty, NBA 2K20 and other games online!

 

Monday, September 7th

8am-10am: Zoom Lounge Breakfast Give-a-way

Location: Brooks Student Center; Gorham Campus and Woodbury Campus Center; Portland Campus

 

Tuesday, September 8th

8pm-10pm: Disney Plus Trivia Night

Location: Virtual Program

 

Wednesday, September 9th

10am-4pm: USM’s HUSKY FEST

Location: Virtual Program

 

Thursday, September 10th

8pm-10pm: USM CAB and OAB presents Virtual and In-person USM Scavenger Hunt

 

Friday, September 11th

11am-1pm: Conversation Bubbles: Interest Group Chats

 

8pm-10pm: Netflix Watch Party

 

Saturday, September 12th

We made it through the second week of school!  Take a day and treat yourself to something special!

 

Sunday, September 13th 

1pm-4pm: Intramural & Club Sports presents: New England Patriots Season Opener Watch Party