Accept the Challenge: Lead UMF
Summits, panel presentations, discussions and a series of workshops on different leadership aspects and skills development will be scheduled throughout the academic year.
In addition, four (4) leadership field trips, called “Get on the Bus” events will be scheduled, 2 in the fall and 2 in the spring. These events will give students an opportunity to visit, interact with, and learn about different sectors of our region, including: Local Foods/Sustainability; Local Government; Non-Profits (health and human services); and regional businesses.
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Schedule of Upcoming Events – Being Updated for 2017:
|Date & Time||Location||Leadership Events
September 29th, 2016
|NDH A & B
Olsen Student Center
|“Paths to Leadership“
Open to all students. Attend this panel presentation session and hear from 4 regional leaders from different sectors talk about how the different roads each followed to reach their current leadership positions. Panelists will include: Gerald Cayer, Vice President for Physician and Community Services for Franklin Community Health Network; Susan Pratt, Superintendent f Schools for MSAD #58; Andrew Robinson, District Attorney for Maine Prosecutorial District 3; and Tanya Swain, Partner with SmallFish Consulting Group and the Project Director for the Maine food Strategy. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate.
October 1, 2016
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
|The Landing||“Popeye Gets his by eating Spinach“
Open to all students. Seating is limited – advance registration is required – click here to register. Attend this seminar to find your strengths and learn how to develop them and how to lead with your strengths. All participants must complete the strength finder tool in advance of the session. Access to this tool will be granted upon confirmation of your registration. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate.
8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
|Leave from Partnership Office
Farmington Composting Cooperative, Rustic Roots Farm, return to UMF for Backyard Farms and Sodexo presentations and lunch
|“Get on the Bus”
Open to all students, but limited seating is available – reservations are required. Attend this session to learn about local foods and sustainability, from growers and users. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate. To register, go to: October 18th Get on the Bus Tour
Kalikow Education Center
|“Gotta Get Through This: Skills You Can Use to Manage Yourself and Your Life”
There are so many things to do and people to please! This workshop is an opportunity to assess where your stress comes from and give you some new skills to help you get everything done. Open to all students. Limited seating is available – advance registration is required – click here to register. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate.
Leave at 8:45 a.m.
|Leave from Partnership Office at 8:45 a.m.||“Get on the Bus”
Open to all students, but limited seating is available – reservations are required. Reserve your spot today at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/114tKXDnpmPAN_-2xv1Kp92UF7xy-aKIsSoSYuOr-9wQ/edit Attend this session to learn about leadership through service by visiting and interacting with regional health and human service providers. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate.
Open to all students. Attendance counts toward earning Leadership Certificate.
The full schedule of events and workshops will also be posted on:
- the “Upcoming Events & Meetings” page on our website
- the Events listing on MyCampus, and
- the Partnership’s Leadership Facebook page
Please feel free to contact the Partnership if you have any questions on leadership programs at: firstname.lastname@example.org – or via telephone at 778-7593 or 778-7516.