School of Nursing


Anne Bartlett '12, '13

Alumni at Work: Anne Bartlett '12, '13

In part three of our "Alumni at Work" series, Anne Bartlett '12, '13 discusses how USM's School of Nursing prepared her for her role as director of nursing at Milestone Recovery.
Nursing student studying

USM announces Spring 2018 Dean's List

Nearly 1,200 undergraduate students from across the globe have been named to the Spring 2018 semester Dean's List.
water in glass

Nursing student launches health campaign focusing on drinking water awareness

Brent Kraushaar, a USM School of Nursing student has launched an awareness campaign focused on the chemical properties of arsenic and its ability to contaminate Maine’s drinking water wells.
Patsy Thompson Leavitt

Patriots award USM professor $25,000 for the healthcare charity she founded

Nursing professor Patsy Thomson Leavitt received the grand prize of $25,000 for her charity, the Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center in Buxton, from the Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards (named for Patriots team owner Robert Kraft’s late wife).
Melissa Cunningham, 2018 Featured Graduate

Melissa Cunningham, 2018 Featured Graduate

As a student, Melissa Cunningham cared for people who are poor, homeless, dealing with addiction or coping with mental illness. Through the University of Southern Maine, she worked on a Bayside homeless project and spent a summer in an internship at Preble Street.

USM's Goldenberg and students ask media to stop stigmatizing mental illness

University of Southern Maine Nursing Lecturer Marcia Goldenberg and eight students penned an op/ed column in the Portland Press Herald, asking the media to stop making broad connections between people with mental illnesses and violence. Goldenberg and the students — Brent Chandler, Marta Conant, Jacqueline Cormier, John Durham, Levi Krajewski, Jenna Libby, Nick Tolbert and Kate Wypyski — said that such connections are both inaccurate and unfairly stigmatize one in five Americans.
Cynthia Randall, Scott Cook and Ashley Korenkiewicz

With new faculty certifications, School of Nursing gains ‘competitive edge’

The University of Southern Maine School of Nursing is celebrating multiple faculty and staff achievements within its Learning Resources and Simulation Center (LRSC).
USM update filming Feb. 2017

Replay: "The USM Update," Feb. 5, 2018

In the February 2018 episode of the University's popular television show, USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from the USM School of Nursing, the recently-developed Food Studies Minor and the renowned Department of Engineering to discuss the many workforce initiatives taking place across the University.
Student studying in Glickman Library

USM announces Fall 2017 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2017 Fall Semester Dean's List.
Nurses checking blood pressure

In Portland’s Bayside, USM nursing students play vital health role

The innovative community nursing partnership, one of 11 within USM’s School of Nursing, trains nurses while helping vulnerable residents.