WCSH-TV honored Betty Robinson, the former dean of USM's Lewiston-Auburn College, with a 2016 6 Who Care award. The award, which recognizes outstanding volunteerism in Maine, spotlighted Robinson for her work at the Tree Street Youth Center in downtown Lewiston. The center was co-founded by USM alumna Julia Sleeper.
Co-sponsored by USM's Art Department and the School of Social Work, and by Portland-based Coffee By Design, the community art project has gained attention for its inspirational attempt to bring a diverse community together.
An Auburn company's decision to spin-off a successful niche business into its own division — creating precision environments for growing medical marijuana — drew praise from Ryan Wallace, the director of the Maine Center for Business and Economic Research at USM, in a news story published Oct. 16 in the Lewiston Sun Journal.
Booking is now available for the GYA/TAH 307 trip to Iceland where from June 9-17, 2017 you will have an opportunity to explore the amazing landscape of Iceland for 8 days. This course examines natural and human induced changes to the Icelandic landscape, including those brought on by recent shifts in climate and the development of the tourism industry. Participate in adventure, eco, and nature based tourism activities. Examine landscape changes through geographic and satellite imaging tools and techniques.