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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.
USM update filming December 2018

Replay, "The USM Update," Dec. 3, 2018

In the new episode of "The USM Update," the last of 2018, USM President Glenn Cummings thanks voters for their historic passage of Question 4 on the November ballot; speaks with two of the newest leading ladies in the university's renowned School of Music; discusses a new opportunity in aquaculture; and sends his greetings for a happy holiday season.
Students at Fall Job Fair 2018

Hundreds come to first Fall Job Fair at USM

The Career & Employment Hub at the University of Southern Maine hosted its first-ever Fall Job Fair on Thursday, Nov. 8, drawing hundreds of students looking for work.
Yes4MainesWorkforce

What you need to know about upcoming Bond Question 4

If approved by voters on Nov. 6, Question 4 will invest a historic $49 million into Maine's public universities, including USM, to fund workforce development initiatives in nursing, engineering, computer science and more.
Jon White '13

Becoming a nurse: learning trust, teamwork and empathy

After 16 years in information technology, Jon White enrolled in the USM School of Nursing. He completed the school’s accelerated program — which takes only 15 months to educate, immerse and shape people prior with bachelor’s degrees into nurses — and went to work.
Seth Percy

Engineering the future of medicine: Seth Percy '19

Seth Percy isn't just an electrical engineer. With a concentration in computer engineering, the 25-year-old from Bath is looking to make a difference in the field of medicine — through robotic intervention.
USM update filming October 2018

'The USM Update' Oct. 1, 2018

On this episode of "The USM Update," we discuss how USM is preparing students today for the workforce of tomorrow, through investments in nursing and engineering; expanded career services and hands-on internship placements for students; and increased opportunities for students to gain global skills (and just how they're doing it).
simulation lab

USM, UMaine System address state-wide nursing workforce crisis

The University of Maine system, and USM, are responding to a state-wide nursing workforce shortage with a plan to double nursing enrollment, expand nursing programs into high-need communities, and provide free nursing education for students with greatest financial need.
USM Update filming Sept 2018

'The USM Update,' Sept. 4, 2018

This season of "The USM Update," we are highlighting the many ways in which the University of Southern Maine is preparing today's students for tomorrow's careers through a number of career development initiatives targeted at filling the skill gaps in Maine's workforce.
Shaelan Donovan '18

A trailblazer, Shaelan Donovan '18 navigates her own path

Through her internship at the International Marine Terminal in Portland, to being USM's first student to study at Reykjavík University in Iceland, to working for a multinational shipping company, Shaelan Donovan '18 has been a beacon of success in pursuing new global partnerships.

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