As recognized scholars, researchers, and practicing professionals, USM faculty are active contributors to their fields, opening doors to exciting real-world opportunities for our students in the Southern Maine region and beyond.
The Husky. Inside the heart of a Husky is a champion of community spirit and school pride. Known for being friendly and hard working, USM Huskies are strong leaders. It’s always good to have a Husky on your side.
Trae Blanco, director of bands in our School of Music, is dedicated to challenging expectations both on-stage and off. He works with student performers to pursue wider dynamic ranges of music and is looking for more ways to connect with the musical scene in downtown Portland.
Showcasing USM's engagement with our community, USM Connects highlights stories about the groundbreaking work of our students, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as examples of powerful collaborations that USM is forging with local business and community partners.