In May, the 16-member USM Chamber Singers traveled to Vietnam for the 6th Annual International Choir Competition. With strong, finely tuned voices and a message centered around friendship and peace, the singers’ rousing performances earned gold.
Karina Escajeda ’98 is spending the summer improving her Arabic language skills by immersing herself in the desert culture of the Sinai. The Fulbright Award-winning educator from Augusta will use the experience to enhance her ability to communicate more effectively with the growing number of Syrian and Iraqi immigrant students now living in Maine.
With 38 student-athletes named to Little East Conference All-Academic Team for 2019, the Huskies also brought home numerous all-conference, all-region, and All-American titles. Individual standouts include Kimberly Howrigan (Women’s Basketball), Jake Dexter and Dalton Rice (Baseball), and Adela Kalilwa (Women’s Track & Field).
We are students of every age and background; students who excel in the classroom, on the playing field, and on the stage; students new to our nation and students who served our nation. No matter who you are or where you’re from, you will feel welcome and supported here.
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USM announces 1,300 named to Spring 2019 Dean's List
The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce that more than 1,300 undergraduate students from across the globe have been named to the 2019 Spring Semester Dean’s List, a marker of academic excellence and high achievement.
Seal of Biliteracy grants Maine H.S. graduates eligibility for free college credit
Graduating Maine high school students who receive the state's first-ever Seal of Biliteracy, acknowledging proficiency in English and another language, and who attend any school in the University of Maine System are now eligible to be awarded up to 8 credits toward college language courses.
Maine Law students aiding local efforts to help immigrants
Students at the University of Maine School of Law are working to assist with Portland's recent influx of asylum seekers, collaborating with the Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP) to identify each of the recent immigrants and to define some of their initial needs.
In the Season 3 finale of "The USM Update," USM Provost Jeannine Uzzi welcomes guests from across the university to discuss studies and a new degree in Leadership, an amazing Baseball season and, with some of our graduating students, their time spent at USM and plans for the future.