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Victory Media has again named USM a "Military Friendly School" for 2014!
Former Maine Governor Kenneth M. Curtis
Former Governor Kenneth M. Curtis, the first Maine governor to serve two consecutive four-year terms, will speak at USM on October 3.
Former Senator George Mitchell
Former Senator George Mitchell is the next speaker in the Muskie School of Public Service series "Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation," slated for 4 p.m., Thursday, September 26.
Chinese lanterns
USM is celebrating the opening of Maine's only Confucius Institute on September 25. Learn more about the Chinese language and culture programs the Institute is bringing to southern Maine.
An outdoor USM Band concert
Don't miss these visual and performing arts events taking place this month on USM's Gorham campus.
Maine's rocky shoreline
Congratulations Stonecoast MFA in Creative Writing for again being listed among the nation's top 10 low-residency programs by Poets & Writers magazine.
LAC's 25th anniversary cake
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!
 Raymond Edward Priestly, drawing of the Terra Nova in ice pack.
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.


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