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Learn something new this spring!

Come learn and grow with us in our professional development programs! It is your time to bloom! Spring is a time of growth and starting anew. We encourage you to come learn and grow with us this spring by signing up for one of our professional development programs. Your future self will thank you! You can […]

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Waldo Reads Together 2023 – Night of the Living Rez

The Hutchinson Center is pleased to participate in Waldo Reads Together, a community-wide book discussion. This year’s book selection is Night of the Living Rez by Morgan Talty. To register or learn more, visit Literacy Volunteers of Waldo County’s website. “One Book, One Community,” created by the American Library Association, is a book discussion program […]

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Invest in Yourself with our Professional Development programs

Put yourself first by investing your time and building skills through our professional development programs to help you in the workplace and beyond Have you been curious about taking a professional development program with us before and wondered if it is worth your time and investment? We are here to say that you are always worth the […]

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Penobscot Marine Museum Photography Exhibits (January 10 – May 31, 2023)

Belfast, Maine — Two Penobscot Marine Museum photography exhibits — “Up River: Selections From The Captain Bill Abbott Collection” and “20 Best” — are on display at the H. Allen and Sally Fernald Art Gallery at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast through May 31. The show is free and open to the […]

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Cyber Monday Sale – All Professional Development Programs 20% Off

Ignite your prospects this winter by building skills through our professional development programs. On Cyber Monday (Nov. 28), receive 20% off all our listed professional development programs. Just use code CYBER22 at checkout (make sure to click “apply”). The sale ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Mon., Nov. 28! You can view all our upcoming programs here. […]

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Two New Facilitation Trainings Available

Registration is open for two facilitation trainings through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center’s professional development program. Building Your Virtual Facilitations Skills, an online program, will be held on Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8 and 15 from 1–3 p.m. ET. The cost is $225 per person. Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, an in-person program, will […]

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New Online SAT Prep Classes for High School Students Announced

Dr. Mary Smyth is offering her popular SAT Prep Matters classes online through the Hutchinson Center this winter/spring. Online SAT Prep Matters and SAT Boot Camp are SAT prep courses designed for college-bound high school sophomores and juniors who plan to take the SAT test on paper before the SAT switches to a digital platform. […]

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On-site vs. Virtual Meetings

Meetings are a necessity for businesses and organizations that need to relay information, gather ideas and move missions forward. When travel costs and time limitations are critical, many groups consider whether to meet on-site or virtually via teleconferencing or video conferencing. At the University of Maine Hutchinson Center, groups often opt to take a “blended” […]

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