The University of Southern Maine's campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston will be closed all day and evening on Sunday, January 20, 2019, for the impending major snowstorm. For more information on winter delays and closures, read our policy for Weather Delays and Cancellations.
Join USM Corporate Partners and guest speakers for a sustainability panel discussion
People, Planet, Profit. That’s the focus of the next University of Southern Maine Corporate Partners panel discussion on Wednesday, January 23, 7:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., at the Abromson Community Education Center on the Portland Campus.
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.
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.
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).