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'The USM Update' Oct. 1, 2018
On this episode of "The USM Update," we discuss how USM is preparing students today for the workforce of tomorrow, through investments in nursing and engineering; expanded career services and hands-on internship placements for students; and increased opportunities for students to gain global skills (and just how they're doing it).
'The USM Update,' Sept. 4, 2018
This season of "The USM Update," we are highlighting the many ways in which the University of Southern Maine is preparing today's students for tomorrow's careers through a number of career development initiatives targeted at filling the skill gaps in Maine's workforce.
USM begins 2018-2019 academic year with surging numbers and rededication to academics
The University of Southern Maine begins its 2018-2019 academic year with increasing financial stability, a rededication to academics and surging student numbers, President Glenn Cummings said Aug. 30 at the annual opening breakfast.
METRO begins Husky Line bus service between Portland and Gorham campuses
The inaugural ride of the new Husky Line — Greater Portland METRO’s new express bus service between Portland and Gorham — began Aug. 27th with cheers and fanfares.
Wallace and Paquette promoted to new USM leadership roles
Two of the University of Southern Maine’s top administrators — Ainsley Wallace and Jeanne Paquette — have new roles working to strengthen community ties and better serve our students.
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.
Rare map collection and new endowments coming to USM in transformative philanthropic gift from Osher family
University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings and Dr. Harold Osher announced an extraordinary gift — one of the world’s finest private collections of rare and historic maps and a new significant endowment — combined to become the largest gift in USM’s history and the largest ever to the University of Maine System.
'Educate. No Hate': USM partakes in Pride Portland celebrations
Dozens of USM students, faculty and staff marched in the 2018 Pride Portland parade in celebration of diversity and inclusion.
USM alumnus Tony Shalhoub wins first Tony Award
Actor and USM alumnus Tony Shalhoub earned his first Tony Award for his work in the musical, "The Band's Visit" at the 72nd Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10.
USM partners with Norway's University of Tromsø
The University of Southern Maine is forging ties with Norway’s University of Tromsø. Representatives of the two schools signed a partnership agreement June 4 aimed at exchanges, research and ongoing collaboration.