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Two New Deans Appointed at USM

Trustees approved the appointments of Dr. Manuel Avalos as Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Dr. James E. Graves as Dean of the College of Science, Technology and Health.

Entrepreneur David Shaw Gave USM Graduates an “Ode to Joy”

Business leader and social entrepreneur David Shaw concluded his commencement address with a surprise rendition of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy," featuring his harmonica playing and vocals by graduate Carolyn Glaude.

Governor LePage Appoints USM Student to University of Maine System Board of Trustees

Congratulations to Paul Nelson who recently accepted an appointment to serve on the UMS Board of Trustees!

USM Graduate Student Dorice Timko Awarded NBCC Scholarship

Dorice Timko received a National Board of Certified Counselors Foundation scholarship that will help her continue her studies in the rehabilitation counseling program at the University of Southern Maine.

USM to Host Open House for Adult, Transfer & Graduate Students

Visit us at the Open House on Tuesday, May 13 in the Abromson Community Education Center.

USM Grads with Unique Stories

Read about Anna Chiu, Richard Chipman, Kelsea Dunham, and Fatoumata Issifi Hidjo.

Cumberland Center’s Shelton Waldrep Appointed University of Maine System Trustee Professor

Professor of English Shelton Waldrep is this year's 2014-15 University of Maine System Trustee Professor.

Three Honorary Doctorates to be Presented at University of Southern Maine Commencement

Congratulations to Carol Wishcamper, Judy Ellis Glickman & the late Albert Brenner Glickman who will receive Honorary Doctorates on May 10.

David Shaw to Present USM Commencement Address

The 2014 Commencement speaker will be David Shaw, a prominent business and social entrepreneur, champion of arts and science, and advocate for sustainable environmental practices.

USM Multicultural & International Student Graduation Celebration slated for May 6

Celebrate multicultural and international students graduating from USM and Maine Law!