Take a Survey! New Health Informatics Degree in Development

The College of Graduate and Professional Studies is working on developing the curriculum for a new Master of Science in Health Informatics program – and we want your input! Health Informatics is a rapidly growing field facing a shortage of qualified professionals capable of managing health information technology. As we build this new and fast-growing program,…

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‘Affordable Colleges Online’ ranks UNE for student ROI

University of New England graduates enjoy one of the greatest lifetime returns on investment in Maine, according to Affordable Colleges Online, a website reporting on higher education affordability. The website ranked UNE second in student ROI (return on investment) among 43 public and private colleges and universities in Maine, including four-year, degree-granting, fully accredited non-profit…

“Learning experiences are like journeys. The journey starts where the learning is now, and ends when the learner is successful. The end of the journey isn’t knowing more, it’s doing more.” — Julie Dirksen, Learning Strategy and Design Consultant

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“Education is intended to be a life-improving process, rather than simply getting a degree.” – Karla Carter

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Student Spotlight: Jordan Ehni, MPH – Public Health Program

  I found the MPH program at UNE to be well designed for working professionals. I was able to keep my full-time position as a housing inspector while completing the program. I also greatly enjoyed my practical experience at the Maine CDC, which provided me with a new public health skill set that I will…

Francesca McCaffrey, DO, MPH

Student Spotlight: Francesca McCaffrey, DO, MPH – Public Health

I grew up in the Adirondacks of New York, in a small town with a big community. I did my undergraduate training at Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY where I finally realized my passion for health and medicine. I moved to Maine in 2010 and began my medical training that fall. In my second year…

“The purpose of learning is growth. And our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as long as we live.” – Mortimer Adler

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Kristen Provencher, MPH

Student Spotlight: Kristen Provencher, MPH – Public Health Program

The Public Health major at UNE presented me with a life changing opportunity during the summer of 2012. I traveled to Ghana, West Africa with about 20 people from the UNE community and beyond. We set up a health clinic and served over 100 people in and around the twin cities of Sekondi and Takoradi.…

“Online learning is not the next big thing. It is the NOW big thing.” – Donna J. Abernathy

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