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Congratulations Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing for again being listed among the nation's top 10 low-residency programs by Poets & Writers magazine.
Dean Joyce Gibson thanked the college's friends and supporters at a Founder's Reception saying, "Our longevity and success is a testament to the hard work and tenacious spirit of the people that founded the campus ... without your foresight, commitment and ongoing support we would not be here today."
Local high school students interested in attending college should not miss the New England Association for College Admission Counseling College Fair at USM on Sunday, September 29. Bring your families!
Don't miss USM's Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education exhibit, “To the Ends of the Earth … and Back: Selections from the Jay I. Kislak Polar Collection,” opening on Tuesday, September 24.
Thanks to a three-year grant from the Reading Matters to Maine Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, USM will provide free and low-cost reading tutoring for K-5 children on the Gorham campus.
Don't miss reading President Kalikow's latest Morning Sentinel editorial column in which she discusses the changes colleges have faced in the past 50 years.
The Muskie School's Maine Youth Transition Collaborative is one of 21 founding partners – and one of only a few rural sites – to receive funding from the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund (OYIF), designed to support collaboratives across the country that, according to the Aspen Institute, “harness the power of cross-sector collaboration to make substantive progress for opportunity youth.”
Join us for our annual Roof Top Movie, this year featuring "Monsters University." Free and open to the public.
Join USM's Sampson Center for a very timely panel discussion about LGBT high school and college athletes.
USM's Muskie School and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute present "Politics Then and Now, In Maine and the Nation." Don't miss any of the presentations taking place 4-5:30 p.m., Thursdays, from September 19-November 7.