College of Management and Human Service
USM Education alumna awarded Fulbright to teach in Indonesia
After teaching immigrant children from Somalia, Djibouti, Angola, Congo and Kenya in Maine classrooms, USM Education alumna Amy Quirion wants to use her skills as an English teacher abroad. And she's doing it as a Fulbrighter.
USM’s Geography-Anthropology Student Association holds 11th annual Flint Knapp-In event
For over a decade, GASA has organized and hosted an on-campus event in which attendees are taught to make stone tools, practice ancient spear hunting techniques and learn about prehistoric peoples.
Replay: 'The USM Update' 4/3/2017
Get an update on USM's sustainability efforts and learn how USM students are being prepared to tackle the environmental challenges facing the planet. Also, hear how USM is preparing its educators to adapt to the changing demographics in Maine's classrooms. Plus, a discussion on the findings of the first in-depth analysis of Maine's juvenile records system.
Replay: 'The USM Update' 3/6/2017
On the March episode of "The USM Update," learn about a trip to Cuba (a first of its kind within the UMaine System), celebrate 50 years of women's athletics at USM and hear from a group of engineering students who provided hot water to a Guatemalan orphanage.
'Ellen' embraces USM student's inspiring story
When Ellen DeGeneres began a segment of her TV show by reading an audience member's letter -- describing her immigration from Sudan to Maine as a 12-year-old girl -- USM's Ekhlas Ahmed bent over and buried her face in her hands. "I was going to scream so loudly, but I couldn't," Ahmed said. Moments later, DeGeneres ushered her onto the stage, interviewed her and presented her with a check for $22,000, enough to erase her student loans.
USM’s Muskie School of Public Service awarded a $233,000 grant to study cost-of-health-care pilot program
USM's Muskie School of Public Service in partnership with Maine Quality Counts and the Maine Health Data Organization has been awarded a $233,000 one year grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to examine new ways of informing patients about the cost of their health care
USM Nursing and Tourism students' trip to Cuba featured in the Portland Press Herald
On December 27, the Portland Press Herald reported on USM's winter session trip to Cuba. Students and faculty from both the Nursing and Tourism and Hospitality programs took part in the first-of-its-kind trip in hopes of learning more about the recently opened nation’s tourism and healthcare industries.
November 25, 2016: CMHS Dean Williams presents at International SMAANZ 2016 Conference
CMHS Interim Dean Jo Williams just presented at the 2016 Annual Conference of SMAANZ - Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016: NAMI Portland and the USM School of Social Work present a free screening of "HEALING VOICES"
Wednesday, October 26, 2016: NAMI Portland and the USM School of Social Work are pleased to present a free screening of the award-winning documentary, "HEALING VOICES"
CMHS Faculty Host Lightning Talks Fall 2016
CMHS Faculty presented several Lightning Talks relating to Maine's growing engagement in the Arctic region.