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Graduates celebrate 2018 commencement

University of Southern Maine graduates 1400 students in heartfelt ceremony

The University of Southern Maine celebrated its 138th Commencement with more than 1,400 students earning degrees amid praise for their hard work and challenges to shape their futures.
USM President Glenn Cummings

'College is the smart choice' writes USM President Cummings in Portland Press Herald

Four bad reasons to rule out college and four good reasons to rule it in were the subject of an op/ed column published in the Portland Press Herald and written by University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings. The column was titled “College is smart choice, if you want it.”
President Glenn Cummings with WCSH-TV's Rob Caldwell on "207"

USM President Cummings talks resurgence and workforce development on WCSH-TV's "207"

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings talked about USM’s resurgence on the WCSH-TV news program “207.” Topics included the school’s financial turnaround from a $4 million deficit to an $8 million reserve, rising admission and retention rates and new initiatives aimed at further workforce development.
USM update filming April 2018

Replay: 'The USM Update,' April 2, 2018

In this episode of "The USM Update," University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings continues in talking about the University's many workforce initiatives, this time in the fields of biology, aquaculture and engineering.
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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.”
Maine map with internships plotted

Tracking USM internships: Where #USMWorksForME

A new, interactive map is available that tracks the locations of USM student internships throughout Maine and the nation.
USM update filming Feb. 2017

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.
Student studying in Glickman Library

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.
Glenn Cummings

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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