All campus events and classes on Gorham, Portland, and LAC Campuses are cancelled. Please note from 8am-5pm, there will be a full power outage on the Gorham Campus to accommodate repair work. Gorham staff to work remotely. Portland and LAC staff as per normal. FM staff to report as normal to all campuses.
Muskie School of Public Service awarded $116k grant to develop free workplace violence prevention training
The University of Southern Maine’s Muskie School of Public Service has been awarded a $116,000 grant from OSHA to develop free workplace violence prevention training for small retail and food service businesses.
In the March episode of “The USM Update,” University of Southern Maine (USM) President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from a wide range of disciplines across the university, include Public Health, Theatre and Food Studies.
USM to offer new undergraduate degree in Public Health
The University of Southern Maine (USM) will launch a new baccalaureate Public Health program in the fall of 2019, building on the nationally renowned and accredited Master's in Public Health program at USM's Muskie School of Public Service.
Dean Joanne Williams connecting students with real world professions
“Last year, we did more than 1,000 internships and field placements in our college,” said Joanne Williams, dean of USM's College of Management and Human Services. “Connecting our students to real world experiences is one of our strengths. There are a lot of really good things happening.”
Public Health student presents research and wins award
Public Health graduate student Sarah Gabrielson recently presented a poster in the Student Assembly section of the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Expo held in November in San Diego, California.
Public Health students peer nominated for their health literacy letters to the editor
Congratulations to Public Health (MPH) student candidates Ashley Dougherty and Barbara Price for their health literacy course peer nominations! For national health literacy month, two MPH students Price and Dougherty, wrote a letter to a news outlet.