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USM to celebrate 143rd Commencement on Saturday, May 6th

The University of Southern Maine will celebrate its 143rd Commencement on Saturday, May 6th with nearly 1,000 graduates scheduled to participate. The event, scheduled for 9 a.m. at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, will feature comments from University President Jacqueline Edmondson, student speaker Nadine Bravo, and featured speaker Neil Genzlinger ‘77, a New York Times journalist and USM alumnus.

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Local, cross-system collaboration improves youth safety and wellbeing for over 100 youth across Maine communities

Regional Care Teams,  a collaborative of the University of Southern Maine’s Catherine Cutler Institute, the Maine Department of Corrections (MDOC) and the Center for Youth Policy and Law at the University of Maine School of Law, released a report summarizing the progress of the its initiative over its second year of operation.

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$1.6 million grant will help USM increase the number of rural school psychologists

The project, Maine School Psychology: Collaborative Affiliations in Rural Education (Maine School Psychology CAREs), also aims to increase the number of credentialed school psychologists who reflect the diverse backgrounds of students within those communities.

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