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E2LOs: Enriching the Student Experience

The Enriching Essential Learning Outcomes (E2LO) Initiative helps you build connections between the core outcomes that you achieve in the classroom and events and experiences that take place beyond the classroom.

Click on the colored boxes below to learn more about the E2LO Events & Experiences, and the ways you can get involved!

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Enriching ELO Events

  • OCT
    28
    Mount Moosilauke Day Hike
    7:00 AM

    Mt. Moosilauke has been climbed by locals for 300+ years. The mountain has a long history of use
    as a hiking destination, source of timber, and winter playground. The summit is bare and has
    wonderful 360 degree views of the rest of the White Mountains, Vermont, and even into the
    Adirondacks on a good day. The weather during the fall can vary widely and include full winter
    conditions. It may feel like fall but prepare for winter on the mountain!

  • NOV
    02
    Rock Climbing Skills Weekend
    5:00 PM

    Located in Nottingham, NH, Pawtuckaway State Park is the southernmost of the major climbing destinations in the state. Hundreds of glacial erratic boulders line the forests while the assorted and scattered crags stay mostly out of sight. Hosted by an AMGA single pitch instructor this trip will allow you to develop your essential rock climbing knowledge. Instruction will include rock climbing basics as well some opportunities for learning advanced topics such as anchor building, rappelling, traditional gear placement, mock lead climbing, anchor cleaning and a variety of climbing knots and how to effectively pick climbing sites that suite your ability

  • NOV
    07
    Invisible Identity Series
    5:00 PM

    The Invisible Identity Series raises awareness of hidden identities within our campus community. Beginning in October and ending in April, this series will showcase a different Invisible Identity each month.  

    Previous topics have included: Living with Chronic Pain, Food Insecure and Homeless Students, Students who are Parents, Immigration, Survivors of Relationship Violence, and Veterans, to name a few.  

  • NOV
    08
    The Art of Networking
    4:00 PM

    Your online presence on social media matters in the job search -- it can even help you reach your goals. And whether you're online or in-person, connecting with others who may have ideas, leads, or professional insight is critical in today's employment market. This workshop will help you understand the benefits of networking in person, while supporting those efforts with an effective social media "brand."

    This workshop supports the Essential Learning Outcome (ELO) of Applied & Integrated Learning.

  • NOV
    10
    Wilderness First Aid by S.O.L.O.
    9:00 AM

    The WFA course is 2 days long and teaches a basic level of first aid training in the wilderness context. This course is for those who enjoy going on short wilderness trips and are seeking to gain a better understanding of how to manage and treat a variety of medical issues in the wilderness context. Those seeking to re-certify their Wilderness First Responder (WFR) may also enroll in the course.

    Course information can be found at: https://www.uml.edu/CampusRecreation/Outdoor-Adventure/Instructional-Programs.aspx

  • NOV
    11
    Wilderness First Aid by S.O.L.O.
    9:00 AM

    The WFA course is 2 days long and teaches a basic level of first aid training in the wilderness context. This course is for those who enjoy going on short wilderness trips and are seeking to gain a better understanding of how to manage and treat a variety of medical issues in the wilderness context. Those seeking to re-certify their Wilderness First Responder (WFR) may also enroll in the course.

    Course information can be found at: https://www.uml.edu/CampusRecreation/Outdoor-Adventure/Instructional-Programs.aspx

  • DEC
    01
    Mount Wachusett Day Hike
    7:00 AM

    Rising above the surrounding forest to a height of 2006 feet, Mount
    Wachusett stands as a unique landmark within the central New England landscape. From the
    summit, a clear day reveals views of Mt. Monadnock in New Hampshire, the Berkshires to the
    west, and the Boston skyline to the east. The 3,000-acre Wachusett Mountain State Reservation
    surrounds the summit and offers a wealth of natural and recreational resources. The
    Reservation's natural resources include forests, alpine meadows, ponds, streams, fields, and even
    a perched bog. Recreational opportunities abound at the reservation including hiking, nature
    study, hawk watching, picnicking, and skiing.

  • DEC
    05
    Invisible Identity Series
    5:00 PM

    The Invisible Identity Series raises awareness of hidden identities within our campus community. Beginning in October and ending in April, this series will showcase a different Invisible Identity each month.  

    Previous topics have included: Living with Chronic Pain, Food Insecure and Homeless Students, Students who are Parents, Immigration, Survivors of Relationship Violence, and Veterans, to name a few.  

  • DEC
    13
    Stress Relief Day
    3:00 PM

    Stress Relief Day is an event where students can come relax, have fun, exercise and just de-stress before finals! This event is free and open to all UMass Lowell students with proper UCARD ID. FMI visit www.uml.edy/fitness or contact Diana Davis or Tracy Moore.

  • DEC
    29
    Winter Break Florida Sea Kayaking
    5:00 AM

    Sea Kayaking in Florida is one of the best ways to recharge before starting the spring
    semester. Winter weather in southern Florida is typically warm and sunny with temperatures in the 70’s. Choose to
    drive with us or fly down and meet us in Tampa. We will first do an instructional day paddle without our gear in the
    boats and the next day set off on a 5-day expedition style sea kayak trip relaxing and slowly exploring the southern
    gulf coast along the 10,000 Islands Preserve ending in Everglades National Park.

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Diversity and Cultural Awareness - DCA

Be a thoughtful, aware citizen of the global community. 

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      Information Literacy - IL

      Find, evaluate and synthesize information effectively and persuasively. 

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          Social Responsibility and Ethics - SRE

          Shape the world to improve life in your community and beyond. 

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              Written and Oral Communication - WOC

              Express ideas to professional peers with Purpose and clarity. 

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                  Quantitative Literacy - QL

                  Be skilled in the many forms and varieties of numerical analysis. 

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                      Critical Thinking and Problem Solving - CTPS

                      Evaluate ideas and evidence rationally to produce and implement solutions. 

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                          Applied and Integrative Learning - AIL

                          Synthesize knowledge and abilities in meaningful practice. 

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