Happy Holidays From Gentile Hall!

     The Holidays are approaching fast, and Gentile Hall has the perfect gift ideas for your family and friends.  You can purchase a Gentile Hall gift certificate for the perfect stocking stuffer for your loved ones!  Also, don’t forget about our store in the Campus Center.  They have some wonderful gift ideas for family and friends.  Another perfect stocking stuffer is a Starbucks gift card.  Starbucks is located in the Campus Center as well.  

     Students, faculty, and staff, I will be starting my No Gain Challenge on November 22.  I will have the first weigh-in on Monday, November 22, at 7:30 a.m. at Gentile Hall.  We will do weekly weigh-ins through the holidays.  The goal of this challenge is to maintain your weight during the holiday season.  It will end after the New Year.  Send me an email if you are interested at keli.marston@maine.edu.

     Students who are interested in participating in intramurals please check with Jonathon Bowman for details at jonathon.bowman@maine.edu.

     Students, faculty, and staff, don’t forget about all the rentals we have in Gentile Hall.  Once we get a lot of snow, it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy winter activities.  We have snowshoes and cross country skis, boots, and poles.  For any questions concerning our rentals, you can stop by our front desk or email Dick Gardiner at richard.gardiner@maine.edu for more information!

     If you enjoy downhill skiing we have Big Rock Mountain in Mars Hill and Quoggy Jo out toward Fort Fairfield.  For those who love cross country skiing and snowshoeing, check out the Nordic Heritage Center and Aroostook State Park.  They both have wonderful trails to enjoy! If skiing is not your thing, then check out the forum in Presque Isle for ice skating.  Make sure you bring your student ID card for a discounted rate.  They have skate rentals available if you do not have skates.

     Make sure everyone checks out our website at umpi.edu/gentile-hall for any changes in our facility hours during the holidays. 

Gingerbread Cookie Protein Shake

½ scoop vanilla protein powder

½ scoop chocolate protein powder

½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

½ cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt

½ tsp cinnamon

½ tsp ginger

¼ tsp cloves

1 TBSP molasses

Place all ingredients in a blender and then serve.