The University of Maine System Early College program opened a new door for Sabrina Freeman back in high school. Now, a generous Promise Scholarship is opening countless more doors. With funding support for her education, the student-athlete works closely with her advisor to stay on track to graduate, and she connects with her peers to develop career skills and engage in community service.
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.
A Greener University: 8 Environmental Protection Agency awards in 5 years
Along with reducing food waste by 25% this year, we’re supporting local non-profits, recycling greater Portland’s electronic waste, and hosting our annual bike swap event. It’s all a part of our path toward a carbon-neutral campus.
Go beyond the campus tour — meet our faculty, learn about our academic programs, our deep community engagement, and why our university remains an affordable option. Why? Because there’s no better way to choose a university than by meeting the people who will help you earn your degree.
USM unveils innovative collaboration with Maine composites industry leaders
The University of Southern Maine has announced a new collaboration that will bring the Composite Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) and $1.5 million worth of equipment into the Michael E. Dubyak Center for Digital Science & Innovation at USM.
The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved tenure this Spring for three USM faculty members: Mary Anne Peabody, Ph.D., Anita Stewart McCafferty, Ed.D. and Paula Gerstenblatt, Ph.D. All three have been promoted to the rank of associate professor.
University of Southern Maine students, faculty and staff volunteered at 25 sites in the Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn areas recently for 10th Annual Husky Day of Service — picking up trash, painting, packing medical supplies and more.
Alumna's employer nets $400,000 investment on 'Shark Tank'
Analies Ross-Dyjak, who graduated from USM's Department of Environmental Science and Policy in 2017, is part of Hydroviv, a growing company that builds and sells individually-optimized drinking water filters. In April, the start-up secured a $400,000 investment on ABC's popular television show "Shark Tank."
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.