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USM, WMPG announce new podcast, 'USM Now'

The University of Southern Maine (USM), in collaboration with WMPG Community Radio, is excited to announce the launch of its new podcast, “USM NOW.”
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Tracking USM internships: Where #USMWorksForME

A new, interactive map is available that tracks the locations of USM student internships throughout Maine and the nation.
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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.
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USM unveils Master Plan website

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings announced the creation of a Master Plan website, outlining the initiative aimed at helping USM align space needs, facility needs and campus needs.
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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.
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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 announcement covered by several media outlets.