College of Management and Human Service
Geo-Anthro Professor Firooza Pavri in The Bangor Daily News: Geospatial technologies will affect our future
In the December 30 issue of The Bangor Daily News, Firooza Pavri--chair of the Muskie School's Geography and Anthropology Department--explores the future of geospatial technologies...
Dean Joseph McDonnell explores the importance of mission, vision in newest column
Is there any surprise that behind the rise of a successful company there is a visionary leader? In our own generation, leaders like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Page saw the possibilities of new technology to create innovative companies that have transformed our society...
School of Education and Human Development Conference Demonstrates Collaborative Approach to PBIS Implementation
n November, the Professional Development Center in the School of Education and Human Development sponsored the 2nd Annual Maine Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Conference, welcoming 300 attendees, including teachers, DOE and DHHS representatives, and social workers, to discuss PBIS implementation throughout the state...
School of Business Professor Discusses Affordability, Availability of Insurance in Bangor Daily News
Last week, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court heard oral arguments concerning the ability of Anthem Health Plans of Maine to increase insurance premium rates for individual and nongroup (e.g., nonemployer) health insurance policies...
USM Alumnus Receives 2011 Milken Educator Award
Morgan Cuthbert, a graduate of the USM School of Education and Human Development’s, M.S. Education in Teaching and Learning (ETEP), received the 2011 Milken Educator Award for being an outstanding educator.
Dean Joseph McDonnell discusses career preparation in latest Bangor Daily News column
"Would you advise a college-bound student to gain a broad liberal arts education or enroll in a professional program like business, engineering or nursing? Considering the escalating cost of higher education and the scarcity of jobs for graduates, there is little wonder that 68 percent of students are opting for vocational majors..."
School of Education & Human Development Celebrates Student Success at Awards Ceremony
On September 30, the School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) joined together in celebration of scholarship and award recipients within the School...
The Muskie School's National Child Welfare Workforce Institute Receives Quality Award
The National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI), a partnership between the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service, the National Indian Child Welfare Association, and eight universities throughout the nation, has been awarded the 2011 Quality Award by the National Staff Development and Training Association (NSDTA).
Dean Joseph McDonnell explores higher education as a growth industry in Maine
In his latest 'Dean of Business' column in the Bangor Daily News, Dr. Joseph McDonnell, dean of the College of Management and Human Service, discusses ways in which higher education may become a growth industry in the state of Maine...