Welcome to USM PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The University of Southern Maine's primary mission is to offer programs that meet the highest academic standards while enhancing the regions' quality of life and economic stability. The Office of Public Affairs supports that mission through communications that help make internal and external audiences more aware of the programs and services offered to the community.

News & Events

Photo of Art Department Entrance
USM’s Visual and Performing Arts programs announce the 2014-2015 season lineup events scheduled in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.
Max Calderwood and Ed Moore
Max Calderwood and Ed Moore are always ready to welcome you to the Gorham Library and Learning Commons.
Congratulations to Bruce Thompson, recipient of the 2014-2015 Provost's Research Fellowship Award!

USM Experts

Lynne Miller is interviewed about higher education

The Office of Public Affairs is always ready to help the media find USM faculty and staff to provide expert commentary for news stories. 

To arrange for interviews, please contact the Office of Public Affairs at 207-780-4200.

Coming online soon: USM's Speaker Directory