College of Management and Human Service


USM leadership team records third victory in a row in annual competition

A six-member team of University of Southern Maine students once again took home the top prize at the New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition, recently besting teams from several schools including New York University.
Portrait of Meredith Sells

Meredith Sells, 2019 Featured Graduate

Meredith Sells had worked for five years on Wall Street — cultivating relationships and helping her clients invest their money — when she decided to return to Maine and enroll at the University of Southern Maine. For a young woman who grew up in Cape Elizabeth and had succeeded in New York City, it was an abrupt shift. But Sells, who describes herself as a “curious chameleon,” is a formidable person with the talent and drive to achieve her goals.

Andonian interviewed by WMTW-TV about social worker burnout

Burnout is a chronic problem among social workers, says Jeanette Andonian, USM’s director of School of Social Work. Andonian, an associate professor, was interviewed by WMTW-TV following the recent release of a child welfare report.
Taping "The USM Update" April 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2019

In the April episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine (USM) Provost Jeannine Diddle Uzzi steps in for President Glenn Cummings and welcomes guests to talk about scholarships, graduate programs that put students to work and the many opportunities for students to study languages at USM.
Dr. Lawrence Shulman

Register Today! Dr. Lawrence Shulman's Special Title III Workshop

We are excited to welcome Dr. Lawrence Shulman to USM on April 12th for a workshop that will be held in Glickman Library, Cohen Center.
Peter Del Gallo winning

Two USM wrestlers receive All-Academic Team distinction

Two USM Huskies wrestlers received 2018-2019 National Wrestling Coaches' Association (NWCA) Division III All-Academic Team distinction.

Weekly Event Highlights

A selection of events from around the university between March 14-21.

Meredith Sells following Muskie environmental legacy to Department of Interior

In January, Muskie School graduate Meredith Sells became this year’s only Mainer and one of USM’s first Presidential Management Fellows, joining the top 9% in a roster of recent ivy league graduates promoted as among the country’s best young leaders. The 42-year-old program works to highlight extraordinary young people for roles within the federal government. This year’s 351 finalists were culled from more than 4,000 applicants.
USM Update taping March 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' March 2019

In the March episode of “The USM Update,” University of Southern Maine (USM) President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from a wide range of disciplines across the university, include Public Health, Theatre and Food Studies.
Students studying in Wishcamper Center

USM to offer new undergraduate degree in Public Health

The University of Southern Maine (USM) will launch a new baccalaureate Public Health program in the fall of 2019, building on the nationally renowned and accredited Master's in Public Health program at USM's Muskie School of Public Service.