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The Power of the Political TV Ad Event 9/20/2012

The Power of the Political TV Ad Event 9/20/2012

David Schwartz, a curator at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, and the country's leading authority on Televised Political campaign commercials  will be in Portland next Thursday, September 20 at 12:00 noon.   He will give the history of the TV ad in Presidential elections from the 1950s right on through the Super Pac-fueled environment of the 2012 election.   David will share examples from his museum's historic collection as well as insights on how they worked  - or didn't.     What: The power of the political TV ad When: Thursday, September 20, 12 noon  Where: Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library Cost: $25 ad club members/$30 non members RSVP: info@maineadclub

Cianbro, KVCC, St. Joseph's College, UMaine Augusta to Sign Educational Agreements

Cianbro, KVCC, St. Joseph's College, UMaine Augusta to Sign Educational Agreements

Fairfield, ME – Representatives of Cianbro, and presidents of two Maine colleges and a Maine university will gather at Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) on August 28 for the formal signing of ground-breaking educational agreements that will offer college credits to workers participating in select Cianbro training programs.

The presidents join with Cianbro's training team in viewing the effort as an innovative model for the state, which allows businesses and schools to collaborate toward ending Maine's shortage of skilled workers. 

Cianbro will sign separate agreements with KVCC, St, Joseph’s College of Maine, and the University of Maine Augusta (UMA).

University of Maine at Augusta Senior College

The University of Maine at Augusta Senior College is sending out the Fall Curriculum Guide for the new Semester.  This is the information that you have been waiting for all summer!  If you don't receive a copy, please call to add your name to the mailing list.  Topics include films, computers, Spanish, Dante, finance, football, art, poetry, healthy living, science, the Granite Hill Series and much more.

University of Maine at Farmington Announces Dean’s List for Spring 2012 Semester

 

FARMINGTON, ME (July 27, 2012)—The University of Maine at Farmington announces its Dean’s List for the spring 2012 semester. UMF maintains a Dean’s List each semester for those students completing a minimum of 12 credits in courses producing quality points. Students whose grade point average for the semester is equal to or greater than 3.8 are listed with high academic achievement. Students whose grade point average for the semester is less than 3.8 but equal to or greater than 3.5 are listed with academic achievement. Any incompletes must be satisfactorily completed before the student is honored with Dean’s List status. Academic achievement awarded at commencement is based on all course work taken at UMF.

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A nationally-recognized liberal arts college known for its commitment to student success, UMF provides a challenging yet supportive environment to prepare students for both careers and further study.

Bates Dance Festival wraps up 30th anniversary season with showcases of work by faculty, students

Bates Dance Festival wraps up 30th anniversary season with showcases of work by faculty, students

LEWISTON, Maine -- The annual "Festival Finale" and three other performances of work by faculty and students conclude the 30th anniversary season of the Bates Dance Festival from Wednesday, Aug. 8, through Saturday, Aug. 11.

A popular festival performance, "Moving in the Moment" takes place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Bates College's Alumni Gymnasium, 130 Campus Ave. An exciting evening for the whole family, this free event comprises improvisational music and dance by contact improvisers Chris Aiken and Angie Hauser, along with festival artists in residence.

New for 2012 is "Performance in the RAW," an evening of works in progress fresh from the studio by artists in residence, starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St. This event is also open to the public at no charge. The audience is invited to comment on the performances at the end of the evening.

Two performances on Saturday, Aug.

35th Annual Maine Student Film & Video Festival

35th Annual Maine Student Film & Video Festival

The Public Screening and Awards Presentation of the 35th Maine Student Film and Video Festival will be held Saturday, July 21, 2012, 12:30PM at the Waterville Opera House, Waterville, ME. The screening is free and open to the public. The screening of finalist and winning movies is held in conjunction with the 15th Annual Maine International Film Festival.  The Festival screening will be followed by a reception for the moviemakers at Jorgensenʼs, Main Street, Waterville.

MSFVF is open to Maine residents 19 years of age and younger. This year there were 26 movies entered from 18 schools and 93 students working independently representing the work of students in grades K-12 from all parts of Maine. The movies submitted to the Festival are judged on the basis of originality, content, style, and technique.