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

Learn about transferring to USM, returning to school to complete your degree or attending graduate school, at the Open House on Thursday, November 13 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Abromson Center, Portland.
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Tickets still available to hear best-selling author Walter Isaacson speak!
Join community members on October 16 for a discussion on how to best serve the needs transgender and gender diverse students in K-12 classrooms.
November 5, 2014
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Portland

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