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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.
USM update filming April 2018

Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2, 2018

In this episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings continues in talking about the University's many workforce initiatives, this time in the fields of biology, aquaculture and engineering.
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USM, WMPG announce new podcast, 'USM Now'

The University of Southern Maine (USM), in collaboration with WMPG Community Radio, is excited to announce the launch of its new podcast, “USM NOW.”
Maine map with internships plotted

Tracking USM internships: Where #USMWorksForME

A new, interactive map is available that tracks the locations of USM student internships throughout Maine and the nation.
Helen Heel celebrates her 97th birthday

Scholarship established for co-founding School of Music professor

A scholarship has been created in honor of Helen Heel, a co-founding professor of the University of Southern Maine School of Music who recently celebrated her 97th birthday.
USM Update November 2017

Replay: 'The USM Update' November 6, 2017

In the November 2017 episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings welcomes guests to talk about USM's School of Music, the University's 2nd annual Day of Giving campaign and USM's TRIO programs.
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Author and Walgreens exec shares stories of kindness and generosity

Author and Walgreens executive Steve Pemberton helped launch USM's $15 million Promise Scholars initiative by sharing stories of kindness and generosity, cherished moments for an orphaned boy who was often neglected and discarded.
USM Pres Cummings with the McGoldricks and Steve Pemberton

USM unveils $15 million 'Promise Scholars' program to aid disadvantaged youths

"The Promise Scholarship is at the heart of USM's broader next-generation vision and campaign, and it is the core of who we are as a university," President Glenn Cummings said at the announcement covered by several media outlets.
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USM Foundation launches ‘USM Connects’ magazine

The USM Foundation has launched a new magazine aimed at sharing some of the extraordinary images and stories among the campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.

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