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U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges for Social Mobility

U.S. News Highlights USM’s Social Mobility and Engineering in New Rankings

US News and World Reports’ just-released college rankings highlight the University of Southern Maine’s place among the top public universities in the Northeast. The university’s recognition — as an overall top public school, for social mobility and for its strong engineering program – highlight USM’s rising stature in Maine and throughout the country.

USM criminology degree ranked #4 in nation by GradReports

The University of Southern Maine’s bachelor’s degree in criminology has been honored as one of the nation’s best, earning a #4 ranking in GradReports.
The USM Update taping December 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' December 2019

In the final 2019 episode of "The USM Update,” USM President Glenn Cummings talks with guests about programming for student veterans, experiential learning partnerships and students in the arts.
image from the fall job fair

USM hosts region's largest Job fair

More than 100 Maine employers participated in the Portland-region’s largest job and internship fair in the Sullivan Gym of the University of Maine Southern Maine’s Portland campus. The Nov. 8 event provided hundreds of career-focused students with an opportunity to learn more about employers, inquire about specific job and internship opportunities, and network with area workforce professionals.
Tyler Walsh and Curtis Bohlen

USM senior Tyler Walsh assessing, addressing pollution in Casco Bay

Research conducted this summer by USM student Tyler Walsh, through an internship with the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership (CBEP), aims to better understand nutrient pollution in Casco Bay.

Students learn business networking with professional-style dinner and panel

More than 80 University of Southern Maine students met with 15 employers for a professional-style mocktail networking session, dinner and panel discussion organized by students from USM’s chapter of the American Marketing Association.

WMTW-TV reports on annual Spring Job Fair

More than 100 employers filled the Sullivan Gym on USM’s Portland Campus for the annual Spring Job Fair, covered by WMTW-TV. The free event gave students the chance to meet people from a variety of industries including technology, travel, health care, the arts, retail and government. Attendees were also given the chance to receive a free professional photo.
students meet with employers at Fall 2018 job fair

Resumes at the ready: Spring 2019 Job Fair around the corner

The USM Spring 2019 Job Fair is fast approaching, featuring more than 100 employers for students to meet and network with in preparation for their careers after graduation.

'Career Explorers' celebrate internship experiences with local organizations

University of Southern Maine students who completed fall internships through the Career & Employment Hub's "Career Exploration Across Sectors" program gathered Thursday, Dec. 6th, to celebrate their accomplishments and share their experiences.
Alaina Marie Harris courtesy Maine Women's Magazine

Finish your holiday shopping at these alumni-owned businesses

We've compiled a list of businesses owned and/or operated by USM alumni to help guide your local shopping this holiday season.

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