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

The NEACAC College Fair is coming to the Gorham Campus on Sunday, September 28.
Left to right: Maine Senator Rebecca Millett (D-Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Scarborough), Maine Senator Dick Woodbury (I-Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Gray, Long Island, North Yarmouth and Yarmouth), and Maine Senate President Justin Alfond (D-Portland)
Members of the Maine legislature joined students, professors, staff and other volunteers calling USM students who had not yet signed up for classes this fall. Seventy-seven students enrolled for classes as a result of calls made from Portland and LAC.
female student moving into a residence hall
USM welcome returning students to campus and wishes the Class of 2016 a year filled with wonder.

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