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.
Replay: 'The USM Update,' November 2018
The new episode of "The USM Update" discusses our focus on workforce development ahead of a $49 million bond package, Question 4, going before Maine voters Nov. 6. If approved, Q4 will fund program and infrastructure improvements at USM and the entire university system. On this episode: making the liberal arts work for Maine; USM enrollment numbers on the rise; and amazing news for USM and the North Atlantic.
Statewide support for Question 4
There has been statewide support for Question 4 on the Nov. 6 ballot, from business and health care leaders to residents and more. The bond, if approved, will invest $49 million in the University of Maine System to fund workforce development and infrastructure improvements.
Fueled by industry, USM offers online course in aquaponics
USM's Department of Environmental Science and Policy is running an online course covering aquaponics and recirculating aquaculture systems, available for Spring 2019. The class is inspired by the two land-based aquaculture facilities planned for midcoast Maine.
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.
USM Corporate Partners panel explores “Why Diversity is Good For Business”
Join the University of Southern Maine Corporate Partners on Tuesday, October 16, 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., for a panel exploring “Why Diversity is Good For Business,” at the Abromson Community Education Center, 2nd Floor, on the Portland Campus.
'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).
'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.
Best-selling author Mark Crowley delivers message of compassionate leadership to USM summit
Mark C. Crowley, the author of the best-selling book, “Lead from the Heart,” talked about managers, their workers and the need for greater compassion Aug. 28th at USM’s Leadership Summit.
Portrait of a Partnership: USM and Martin’s Point Health Care
An exclusive internship partnership between USM and Martin's Point Health Care demonstrates the University's focus on preparing students and graduates for success in high-quality jobs, while helping to provide Maine employers with a high-caliber, sustainable workforce.