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Replay: 'The USM Update' 3/6/2017

Photo of student Darius Iranpour, Tourism and Hospitality chair Dr. Tracy Michaud Stutzman and Meg Clews, faculty in the School of Nursing on the set of

On the March episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests from the USM School of Nursing and the Tourism and Hospitality Program to discuss a first-of-its-kind trip to Cuba to explore the nation's tourism and healthcare industries. Watch the segment.

Plus, it’s a historic milestone for women’s athletics at USM. Watch a discussion on the 50-year anniversary celebration and meet some of the faces of the program. President Cummings also sits down for a one-on-one with Dr. Paula Hodgdon, the woman who helped to make women’s athletics at USM possible. Watch the segment. Watch the interview with Dr. Paula Hodgdon.

Finally, get to know a group of engineering students who spent a portion of their winter break providing an incredible service to an orphanage in Guatemala – giving them, for the first time, access to safe and reliable hot water. Watch the segment.

"The USM Update" is a monthly, half-hour program covering all things USM. New episodes air on the first Monday of each month at 8:30 p.m. on the Portland-based Community Television Network (CTN) on channel 5.

"The USM Update" is produced by the USM Office of Public Affairs in partnership with CTN.

The next episode will air Monday, April 3, 2017.

Full replay:



'Navigating Change' in Cuba:



Celebrating 50 Years of Women's Athletics at USM: 



One-on-one with Dr. Paula Hodgdon: 



USM Engineering Students Discuss Service-Learning Project in Guatemala: