Faculty from the University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School – Geography-Anthropology program, the School of Social Work and the Department of Art led students … Read More
Dr. Jacqueline Edmondson knows what it’s like to be the first in a family to go to college: the anxiety, the uncertainty, the financial realities. But there’s also the joy of succeeding. And there are the life-changing results — results like becoming the new president of the University of Southern Maine.
Hade graduated from USM the spring of 2021 with a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences degree with a concentration in social work — the first in her family to get a four-year degree. She plans to get her master’s in social work, also from USM.
The University of Southern Maine is the first institution in the University of Maine System to achieve national accreditation for both its initial and advanced educator preparation programs.