School of Nursing
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.