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Photo of Daniel Dusabimana, Next Step Scholarship winner, with Amertah Perman from Maine Development Foundation to his left, Phil Nagem of Spurwink Services and Lydia Sy from SHRM Maine State Council to his right
University of Southern Maine students Daniel Dusabimana and Joseph Mushishi have been awarded Next Step Maine Employee of Promise scholarships by the Maine Development Foundation.
Photo of Susan Sepples, associate professor of nursing at the University of Southern Maine
Susan Sepples, Associate Professor of Nursing, appeared on the Monday, July 13 edition of "Maine Calling" on MPBN to discuss the state of nursing in Maine as well as the United States.
Photo of Lewiston-Auburn College Dean Joyce Gibson. Courtesy of the Sun Journal.
Joyce Gibson, dean of the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College (LAC), recently sat down with the Sun Journal to discuss her life and her six years running LAC.
University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings
The University of Southern Maine’s 13th president comes to us with a strong background in education, both at the state and federal level, and years of government leadership experience. A native Mainer, with multi-generational roots in Maine, Dr. Cummings possesses an in depth knowledge and understanding of our communities and the various educational systems in Maine.
Photo of USM University of Southern Maine students studying in classroom
The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2015 Spring Semester Dean's Lists.
Photo of USM President David Flanagan
President David T. Flanagan is set to officially retire on July 3, 2015 after serving as the 12th president of the University of Southern Maine.
USM and Side x Side Summer Arts Institute 2015
Through a shared U.S. Dept. of Education grant, USM and Side x Side are collaborating on Project Imagine, an arts integration program in Portland public schools. As part of Project Imagine, the organizations are hosting a Summer Arts Institute to train Portland public school teachers techniques to integrate the arts and teaching artists into their classrooms.
Photo of USM President David Flanagan with 2015 recipients of President's Metropolitan University Leadership Awards
Six University of Southern Maine faculty and staff members were recently honored with the first-ever President’s Metropolitan University Leadership Awards at a ceremony held on June 19 in USM’s Abromson Center in Portland.
Southern Maine Huskies athletic logo
The 2015 spring athletic season will be one to remember for the University of Southern Maine Huskies. In the highly competitive athletic season, USM took home four conference titles in the Little East Conference, several national awards and one national title in outdoor track and field.
USM's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
USM's Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program is a scholarly fellowship that brings together diverse areas of student research and creative activities at the undergraduate level. The program fosters student-faculty collaboration with tremendous, mutual intellectual and professional development benefits.


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