Help for Beginners to the web.
On many of this websites pages, we are putting up help buttons, which pop open instructional boxes appropriate to the pages they're on. The explanations are not intended for those who use the web or those who have no issue using the web and choose not to. These instructions are intended to encourage those who are not confident clicking around and committing to actions on the web.  We are a school, after all, and we hope to create an experience on our own website that will transfer to use of  the web in general for those who did not previously have access because they did not have a successful experience.
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To pause the photos from rotating in the slider at the top of the page, just pause your mouse on top ot the picture.  Move the mouse off and the rotation will begin again.  The stop and start are slightly delayed.  You can also change photos by clicking on the little dots at the bottom, or on the arrows at the middle of either side.
 
Overview of the registration process
 
In a grocery store, you look around, put the things you want in a shopping cart, and go to the checkout counter to finalize your purchase.  On the way to check out, you may change your mind about some of the items you put in the cart and take them out.
 
On this website, the registration process is the same.  You put classes in a cart, take them out, if you change your mind, and then checkout or register.  On this website, your registration is complete without immediate payment.  You must pay within one week to reserve your spot. You can pay immediately on the University's secure server (we'll take you there with a click), with a check by mail, with a credit card by mail, or at the office with credit card, check, or even cash.
 
You do not need to use this website at all for class registration.  As always, you can fill out the registration form in the catalog that was mailed to you or come to the office and register in person.  In these cases, we will add your  registration to the other registrations that are on the web, as if you had done it yourself.
 
 

Concerts at Jewett

COMING SOON

Masanobu Ikemiya

American Ragtime Music

Masanobu Ikemiya was born in China to Japanese parents, grew up in Kyoto and Kansas, and was educated at Oberlin College Conservatory and Indiana University, and has received world-wide attention for his many concerts throughout Japan, Mexico, Argentina, Taiwan, Cambodia, Philippines, Bulgaria, El Salvador, the former Soviet Union, Portugal, Brazil, Guam, Hawaii, India, Korea, Canada, and the United States. Read more

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UMASC - Our history & purpose

A series of articles about the global movement for Life Long Learning...Read More

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Here we are! Like an occupied house that isn’t quite finished – we need a little paint here, a lamp fixture there ... that extra outlet on the deck. So the website header still says, “Under Construction.” Please, if you see a typo, a broken link, or something that can be improved, let us know. Use the contact form, or email to admin@umasc.org. Thanks!

Spring Semester 2019

Welcome to the 2019 spring semester at Senior College. We’re growing and there’s a lot new this year. We have 32 classes, a new record. We have 5 new instructors with direct links to their classes directly below.  And if you're new to Senior College, we want you to know where we fit into the world of education. Click below to learn what's new.

1. Crochet: Beg./ Inter.

Carole Fitzgerald learned to crochet 45 years ago  and has had a variety of her patterns published. She taught crochet at retailers Michaels and JOANN Fabric and public schools. She will be teaching beginner and intermediate classes.

2. A Capella Singers

Kathleen Jameson will be teaching A Capella Choir. She has directed choirs at various age levels for 25 years. As Performing Arts Dept Chair at Albuquerque Academy and Supervisor of Vocal Music for the Colorado Springs Public Schools, she oversaw dozens of choral teachers and hosted large choral festivals.

3. Digital Photography

Elise Klysa and Linwood Riggs, both professional photographers, are teaming up to show how to get the most from a digital camera, even a smart phone. The course covers the fundamentals of photography including:  exposure, modes, lenses and, briefly, post-processing. During this hands-on course, students will be encouraged to photograph and share their images.

4. Maine History Tour

Bob O’Halloran (aka Mick) is joining veteran Linda Williams to lead Maine History Tours. He  received most of his education in Miss Down’s Third Grade class in Millinocket. He is an engineer and spent most of his career working in manufacturing. He serves on the UMASC Board of Directors. Bob and Sue now live in Winthrop.

5. Introduction to the Poem

James Breslin, a retired Clinical Social Worker, will be teaching Introduction to the Poem: A Practical Approach. He is an active poet with a book of poems to his credit,The Crow and Other Poems. He has appeared in many publications and won several prizes from the Maine Poets Society.

Senior Education is Global


UMASC: Our history & purpose  A series of articles about the global movement for Life Long Learning.

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