Last week, MAIA hosted a university college fair, with representatives from 10 universities, including UMass Boston, Fisher College, Suffolk University, and many more! Students got the chance to learn about new university options, ask questions, and speak with admissions counselors from all over the New England area. This fair was an awesome opportunity for students to get their questions answered and explore new options for their futures after their time at MAIA is soon comp
This week, students got out some energy by jumping the afternoon away at the SkyZone Trampoline Park! After two weeks of snowstorms and snow days, students were eager to get off campus and get out some energy! We played some competitive dodgeball, jumped into a massive foam pit, and made some slam dunks in the basketball court zone. Although some were hesitant at first, students stepped out of their comfort zones and tried new tricks and took risks, and had a blast!
Snow days didn't stop students from getting out their room this last Tuesday evening and coming to compete in a 3 on 3 basketball tournament in MAIA's basketball court gym! Students were able to get some exercise, have some friendly competition, and also prepare for the game they plan to play against the Chinese Student Association at UMass Amherst. Planned by an SA and the captain of the MAIA basketball team, the tournament was a successful event and attended by many other s
Although springtime often is associated with flowers, sunshine, and warming temperatures, this March at MAIA has been a little different. Although Spring Break was last week, and many students traveled to warmer destinations such as Florida, Las Vegas, and back home to China, those who stayed on campus got to embrace two snowstorms, with another one on the way! Early in the week, a group went to eat Hot Pot near campus, and stopped by the Asian Market. This was an enjoyable e
As Session 3 came to a close for MAIA students, they had plenty of chances to relax through attending SA-planned events including cooking lessons with SA Rachael and taking a trip to a local cafe! Last Monday, students enjoyed a delicious Thai Coconut Curry on Monday night at MAIA. SA Rachael gathered a group of students to learn how to make this delicious dish in the SA kitchen from scratch! One of the students actually accompanied SA Rachael to the store to buy ingredients
This week is finals week at MAIA and our students are busy studying and preparing for their tests! To help teach students about stress management and relaxation techniques, Student Services set up a make-your-own own stress ball table during lunch. Students learned how to make a stress ball as well as how to manage stress during finals week. During lunch period in between finals, 2 SAs set up a table in the cafeteria where students could stop by and make stress balls and have