Community-Based Learning

Students share their Fall 2013 urban water service-learning projects!
Last year there were 351 internships for the College of Science, Technology & Health
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Building a Healthy Community Mural Project
Building a Healthy Community Mural Project Fall 2009
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Community-Based Learning gives students the opportunity to gain valuable experience, explore career directions, develop global citizenship skills, give back to the community, and apply and explore personal and academic interests.  Internships, service-learning courses, practica, and community service are all essential parts of the USM experience.

News & Events

On April 30, 2014 at the State House Hall of Flags in Augusta, the Maine Campus Compact will present their annual awards at a ceremony recognizing faculty, students, and campus departments from the 17 colleges and universities that are members of the organization.
Do you enjoy being outdoors, working with children and learning about food and agriculture? Apply to FoodCorps, a year-long service program that is focused on school gardens. You can serve in Maine, or in more than 10 other states across the country!
This class will take a bus tour of upstate New York, exploring food tourism topics in the Finger Lakes region, and then go into NYC at the end of the week to learn about the culinary tourism in various immigrant communities. Anyone interested should attend the informational meeting on Thursday, February 6th at 3:30pm in Bailey 300 - Gorham.

Service Opportunities

As a service to the community, we keep an updated list of occasional and ongoing community needs. You are likely to find something that suits your interests or aligns with a skill you would like to build!

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Student Spotlight

Sharmarke Hussain Ali was nominated for and received the USM Dog Pound award in the Fall of 2013 in recognition of his outstanding leadership within the community. 

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