USM Foundation


USMF at Opening Breakfast

Find the raffle winners and photo booth pictures here!

A Beloved Faculty Couple Leaves an Extraordinary Gift

For those who knew Melissa and Richard “Doc” Costello, news of their $750,000 bequest to the University of Southern Maine (USM) was completely in character.

Kate Cheney Chappell '83

University of Southern Maine alumna Kate Cheney Chappell (’83) and co-founder of Tom’s of Maine, is also an accomplished artist and poet. She studied book arts under well-known Maine book artist and USM faculty member Rebecca Goodale.