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Trustees approve promotions and tenure for four USM faculty members

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved tenure this Spring for two University of Southern Maine faculty members, Susan Noyes, Ph.D. and Leroy Rowe, Ph.D. This past Fall, trustees approved tenure for two other faculty members, Lin Lin, Ph.D. and Daniel Jenkins, Ph.D. All four are have been promoted to the rank of associate professor.
Photo by Sun Journal photographer Daryn Slover at community clinic

Sun Journal features student-run Community Clinic at Lewiston campus

A new feature story in the Sun Journal examines the just-opened community clinic at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College. Reporter Kathryn Skelton talked with the mom of a child at the clinic, some of the Master’s in Occupational Therapy students who run the facility and Mary Anderson, the clinic's coordinator and a lecturer in the MOT program.

Check out the new SOTA Board Members!

The USM MOT SOTA Board for the 2018-2019 year has been announced, check out who the new members are!
Melinda Blais

MOT Student Accepted to Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy

MOT student Melinda Blais was selected as a participant in the Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy at the University of Kansas Medical Center in June 2018.
LAC's Occupational Therapy clinic opening celebration

USM's Lewiston-Auburn College cuts ribbon on new Occupational Therapy clinic

The University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College celebrated on March 9 the opening of a new community clinic, offering free occupational therapy care to a variety of patients.
USM update filming March 2017

Replay, "The USM Update," March 5, 2018

In the March 2018 episode of the University's popular television show, USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from the USM Master's in Occupational Therapy program, the USM Computer Science Department and the growing Tourism and Hospitality program to discuss the many workforce initiatives taking place across the University.
Occupational Therapy at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College

USM's new Occupational Therapy clinic: Learning by helping

Working with Lewiston-area physicians and therapists, the new USM-LAC Community Clinic will offer specialized therapy to people who either have no insurance or have exhausted their benefits. It is already giving occupational therapy students authentic, real-world experience in the field while still being guided by faculty.

First Year Student Interview

Two first year full-time USM MOT students participated in an interview and discussed how being an Occupational Therapy student is going so far!
Tammy Bickmore, director of USM’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, says the program is growing every year.

Occupational therapy: Changing lives


USM’s Master of Occupational Therapy program is growing to meet the demands of the marketplace.
AOTA centennial hill day

USM represents Maine in health legislation talks

Three individuals with USM's Master's of Occupational Therapy program discussed healthcare legislation at an American Occupational Therapy Association's conference in Washington D.C.

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