As part of the evolution in the Muskie School of Public Service - the new Master's in Policy, Planning, and Management (MPPM) prepares graduates for leadership roles in government, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector by developing a strong, multi-disciplinary foundation of skills and knowledge in the fields of policy, planning and management. As part of the University of Southern Maine’s Metropolitan University initiative, the program also encourages students to interact with their surrounding community, through various forms of engagement.
The USM Alumni Association Scholarship was established at the University of Southern Maine in 1996 by the University of Southern Maine Board of Directors. The fund shall be used to provide scholarship assistance to sons, grandsons, daughters and graddaughters or spouses of alumni who graduated from USM or one of its predecessor institutions (Gorham Normal School, Portland Junior College, Gorham State Teachers College, Gorham State College, University of Maine at Portland University of Maine at Portland-Gorham. Application is due April 1, 2015
Students of the CMS 440/441 Advanced Field Video Production Spring 2015 course hosted actor auditions to cast roles for their short dramatic scenes. The finished films will be screened at the 2015 Academic Film Showcase on May 6th in Talbot Auditorium on the Portland campus.
Emily Carle, a USM Nursing student, has received a scholarship from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation and is also featured in the March, 2105 issue of the Emergency Nurses Association Magazine.