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Wallace and Paquette promoted to new USM leadership roles

Two of the University of Southern Maine’s top administrators — Ainsley Wallace and Jeanne Paquette — have new roles working to strengthen community ties and better serve our students.
Architect's conceptual rendering of USM Center for the Arts

USM receives $1 million gift to launch new Center for the Arts project

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings announced a $1 million gift from a long-time friend of the university for the purpose of launching the new Center for the Arts project on the Portland campus. The new Center for the Arts will help elevate awareness of USM’s superb reputation in music, theater and the visual arts.
Martin's Point Health Care

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.
Daniel Kleban '04

Alumni at Work: Daniel Kleban '04

In our final story of our four-part series, "Alumni at Work," Daniel Kleban '04 talks about how his journey to and from USM led to the founding of Maine Beer Company.
Anne Bartlett '12, '13

Alumni at Work: Anne Bartlett '12, '13

In part three of our "Alumni at Work" series, Anne Bartlett '12, '13 discusses how USM's School of Nursing prepared her for her role as director of nursing at Milestone Recovery.
Matthew Pelletier '04

Alumni at Work: Matthew Pelletier '04

In part two of our "Alumni at Work" series, Matthew Pelletier '04 discusses his role as director of consumer tech at fast-growing Vets First Choice.
Kelly Brewer '11

Alumni at Work: Kelly Brewer ’11

In part one of our "Alumni at Work" series, Kelly Brewer '11 discusses her role as director of engineering and implementation at Tilson Technology Management.
Leo Beligus Map, Osher Map Library

Rare map collection and new endowments coming to USM in transformative philanthropic gift from Osher family

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings and Dr. Harold Osher announced an extraordinary gift — one of the world’s finest private collections of rare and historic maps and a new significant endowment — combined to become the largest gift in USM’s history and the largest ever to the University of Maine System.
Engineering student and professor

Interactive: Engineering Maine's Workforce

The Office of Public Affairs has mapped out news stories highlighting USM's accredited mechanical and electrical engineering programs, broken down into categories. View the interactive piece now.
Brooke Dodson-Lavelle

USM Center for Compassion to hold first public talk April 13

The Center for Compassion at the University of Southern Maine welcomes Brooke Dodson-Lavelle, co-founder and president of the Courage of Care Coalition, as she gives a public talk highlighting the “Courage of Compassion” this Friday, April 13, 2018.