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(Left to Right) Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson, USM President, Glenn Hutchinson ’80, ’89G, President and CEO, Bath Savings, and Ainsley Wallace, President and CEO, USM Foundation, on the site of the future Bath Savings Portico, the distinctive “front porch” of the new McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success, now under construction on USM’s Portland Campus.

11/15/22 — Bath Savings Gift Supports New Student Center

A $500,000 donation will benefit the McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success on USM’s Portland Campus

USM hosts experts and business leaders at 5th Annual Hussey Leadership Institute

The innovative, virtual event series will feature leaders from Maine’s business community, USM faculty experts, alumni, and special guests, including Kristen Miale, president of Good Shepherd Food Bank, and Katie Burke, Chief People Officer at HubSpot.
Portrait of Reid and Dan Crewe

USM receives an additional $1 million gift from the Crewe Foundation

The gift will enable expanded rehearsal space in the new Center for the Arts on USM’s Portland campus

USM Welcomes Largest Cohort of Promise Scholars in a Program that “Moves Mountains”

Twenty-five students from across Maine will be welcomed to the University of Southern Maine this fall as they embark on a college journey that for many seemed out of reach.

USM names inaugural Shaw Innovation Fellows

Each of the USM graduate students has been awarded a $5,000 stipend to pursue their passion projects.
A photo of Reid and Dan Crewe presenting UMS Chancellor Dannel Malloy with a $2 million check

USM receives $5 million gift from the Crewe Foundation to fund Center for the Arts

The University of Southern Maine Foundation has received a $5 million gift from the Crewe Foundation to support construction of a future Center for the Arts on the University’s Portland campus. The gift will benefit a signature program of excellence, the USM School of Music, as well as the visual arts program.
David Shaw

USM launches new innovation fellowship with support from entrepreneur and USM alum David E. Shaw ’76G, ’15H

Five one-year fellowships will be awarded to USM graduate students whose projects demonstrate bold and innovative approaches to solving human, environmental, economic and societal problems of the 21st century and beyond.

USM receives $100,000 from Hannaford Supermarkets to help support diversity and equity in educational opportunities

USM will use the $100,000 donation from Hannaford for its Access to Education Fund, which focuses on creating a diverse student body by helping members of traditionally underrepresented groups, first generation college students, students of diverse backgrounds or students coming to Maine from an international location, such as asylum seekers. The donation will fully fund the scholarship for two years and is anticipated to help a total of 24 students access higher education opportunities.

USM announces $8.8 million milestone reached for Promise Scholarship

Over the past three years, more than $8.8 million has been raised for Promise, including over $7.5 million needed to endow the USM Promise Scholarship in perpetuity.
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Gift from Androscoggin Bank supports USM’s Promise Scholarship program

The University of Southern Maine Foundation has received a generous gift of $25,000 from Lewiston-based Androscoggin Bank to help young Mainers with high potential but limited means to pursue their college aspirations.