Beth Maberry, M.Ed.

Elisabeth (Beth) Poling Maberry is the Coordinator of Summer Program Development within the Division of Lifelong Learning. In this role, Beth leads staff and faculty across the University in the development of robust summer programs to aid in student recruitment, retention, and success.

Prior to joining the DLL team in July 2019, Beth served as the Associate Director of Housing and Residence Life at Springfield College, Assistant Director of Housing Services at the University of Maryland South Campus Commons, and as a Residence Hall Director at the University of New Hampshire. Beth has also taught as an adjunct here at UMaine.

Beth holds a Master of Education in Student Development in Higher Education with a concentration in At Risk Students, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Ecology and Environmental Sciences, both from the University of Maine. Beth’s areas of specialty include program development and assessment, engaging students through the use of technology and social media, student crisis response and intervention, marketing/communications, and facilities operations.

When not at work, Beth loves to travel, spend time outdoors (especially hiking and fishing), cooking, sewing, and spending time with her partner and young son.

Selected scholarship:

Competing Priorities: Revamping a Large-Scale Early Arrival Process,
Northeast Association of College and University Housing Officers (NEACUHO)
Annual Conference
October, 2018

Meeting Them at Their Speed: Adapting Social Media Policy for Our On-Demand Students,
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Techne Conference
October, 2015
Setting the Stage for Social Justice,
University of New Hampshire
January, 2015

Going Against Their Gut: Resident Assistants and Morality,
University of New Hampshire
September, 2013- August, 2014

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Professionals,
University of New Hampshire
January, 2014

Juggling Social Media and Student Affairs: A Marketing and Tech Person’s Worst Nightmare
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Blog
April, 2013

Drinking from the Firehose: Managing Information Overload,
Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) Annual Conference
March, 2013

Housing Preferences Debunked: Factors Influencing Housing Selection
University of New Hampshire
November, 2012- April, 2013

The Writing is on the Wall: Engaging Students Through Social Media
Maine Educational Opportunity Association Annual Conference January, 2012
Maine Association of Student Affairs Professionals Conference October, 2011