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Professor Jenkins Hosts Record-Breaking Webinar "Leadership Education Online?!?! Strategies and Tips to Ease the Transition" For the International Leadership Association

On Tuesday, March 24th, Chair and Associate Professor of Leadership & Organizational Studies, Dr. Dan Jenkins, hosting the webinar "Leadership Education Online?!?! Strategies and Tips to Ease the Transition" for the International Leadership Association (ILA). With a peak of 511 attendees during the webinar, ILA reported that this was the most widely attended webinar in the association's history!
USM Update taping May 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' May 2019

In the Season 3 finale of "The USM Update," USM Provost Jeannine Uzzi welcomes guests from across the university to discuss new studies and a new degree in Leadership, excellence in athletics and, with some of our graduating students, life during and after their time at USM.
Olivia Mull, Jennifer Mull-Brooks, Charlie Mull and Lyndsey Anderson

For these graduates, Commencement is a family affair

Jennifer Mull-Brooks, a long-time student of USM and assistant principal of Westbrook High School, will earn her second master's degree in May, and she'll graduate with her daughter, her son and his fiancée.
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Emerging leaders gather at USM for Hussey Leadership Institute

More than 200 emerging business leaders gathered recently at the University of Southern Maine’s Portland Campus for a day-long discussion of leadership, ethics and business. The event — the 2nd annual Hussey Leadership Institute — drew representatives from a variety of local businesses for discussions ranging from courage and entrepreneurship to influencing without authority and leading culture change.

USM leadership team records third victory in a row in annual competition

A six-member team of University of Southern Maine students once again took home the top prize at the New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition, recently besting teams from several schools including New York University.

USM leads with New England’s first doctoral program in Leadership

The University of Southern Maine will launch a new doctorate in Leadership in the fall of 2020, the first such program in New England. The new program — which will be available online — will build on USM’s growing and highly regarded Leadership and Organizational Studies program which currently offers bachelors and masters degrees, as well as minors and certificates.

Graduate Certificate in Organization Development

New Graduate Certificate in Organization Development
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USM team wins New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition

A six-member team of University of Southern Maine students — ranging in age from the 20s to their 50s — once again took home the top prize at the New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition. Their competitors included Southern New Hampshire University, Southern Maine Community College, the University of Maine, Boston University and New York University.

Graduate Student Travel Course: International Leadership Association's (ILA) 20th Annual Global Conference

Graduate Leadership Studies Travel Course: ILA Global Conference, Oct. 24-27, 2018, in West Palm Beach
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USM's Dan Jenkins to be honored for work to nurture leadership

On March 6, Jenkins will be presented with the Dr. Susan Komives Research Award by the NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

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