University of Maine at Augusta looks for community service options

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

UMA’s Office of Civic Engagement’s first Service Learning Round Table Discussion brought together officials from area cities, churches, health care agencies and other community service providers with UMA faculty members to look for ways they could help each other.

David King and Maggie Simpson, volunteer coordinators for MaineGeneral Medical Center, chatted with Susan Baker, associate professor of science, about how students in her classes could help at MaineGeneral’s Alfond Center for Health in numerous ways, from assisting in the hospital’s teaching kitchen to helping nurses and doctors as they make their rounds.

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