Students performed the Broadway hit Avenue Q at Corthell Hall on our Gorham Campus. This musical is a humorous story about young adults dealing with issues such as fidelity, friendship, and romantic relationships — and the majority of the characters are puppets.
Student artist Shannon Sockalexis has created a seven-panel comic strip to tell the history of the Penobscot Nation from the colonial era through the present day. By using this light-hearted approach, Sockalexis hopes to bring more understanding to a complex and sometimes uncomfortable topic.
USM has the highest number of veterans, active military personnel, and reservists of any Maine college this year. In this segment from The USM Update, President Glenn Cummings talks with guests about Veterans Services at USM and how they help students succeed.
Our student-led center for students in recovery is open
The Recovery Oriented Campus Center (ROCC) provides students in recovery a safe place to reconnect with themselves, each other, and their community, while providing the support needed to succeed in the classroom. It will also be a hub for social, psychological, and health care resources, offering counseling, meditation, healthy eating groups, and athletic activities.
USM’s Master of Public Health Program earns accreditation from Council on Education for Public Health
The University of Southern Maine's Master of Public Health Program (MPH) has earned accreditation from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). This five-year CEPH credential extends retroactively three years, and covers the period September 21, 2013 to December 31, 2021.
East Bayside Community Mosaic Mural seeks to unite the 'human family'
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.