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

Get your morning news, tune in to WMPG 90.9 and 104.1 FM, Monday through Friday, 7 and 8 a.m.
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Register for the Maine Small business Security Summit before Tuesday, October 7 to receive early-bird discounts.
"Student Voices: From Ferguson to Portland" is cosponsored by USM's School of Social Work, Women & Gender Studies, Multicultural Student Affairs and the NAACP.

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