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Happy Thanksgiving from USM President Glenn Cummings

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings would like to wish all members of the USM community a safe, Happy Thanksgiving.
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Houses now available for rent next to USM

Looking for an apartment? Several houses next to USM's Portland campus are now available for rent.

USM announces new members to Board of Visitors, new chair and vice-chair

The University of Southern Maine is pleased to announce the appointment of six new members to its Board of Visitors.
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Author and Walgreens exec shares stories of kindness and generosity

Author and Walgreens executive Steve Pemberton helped launch USM's $15 million Promise Scholars initiative by sharing stories of kindness and generosity, cherished moments for an orphaned boy who was often neglected and discarded.
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USM unveils $15 million 'Promise Scholars' program to aid disadvantaged youths

"The Promise Scholarship is at the heart of USM's broader next-generation vision and campaign, and it is the core of who we are as a university," President Glenn Cummings said at the Oct. 2 announcement.
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USM kicks off 2017 Convocation with unprecedented outdoor event on Portland Campus

"The USM of today gladly takes on its role as important, relevant and courageous," USM President Glenn Cummings said. "We are the university that will not shy away from any topic that makes this country greater and adds to a dialogue that we all desire."
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USM Foundation launches ‘USM Connects’ magazine

The USM Foundation has launched a new magazine aimed at sharing some of the extraordinary images and stories among the campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston.
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USM to host author and Walgreens' diversity executive Steve Pemberton

Pemberton chronicled his childhood in the best-selling memoir, "A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home."
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USM is 'Thriving' says President Cummings at 2017 Opening Breakfast

“Our vision is great academic excellence marked by real world, authentic experiences that give students added value in education, and we are uniquely positioned to do it,” Cummings said.
USM condemns hatred and violence

USM issues statement condemning hatred and violence

USM has issued a statement condemning hatred and violence in wake of the events that occurred over the weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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