Welcome to USM PUBLIC AFFAIRS

The University of Southern Maine's primary mission is to offer programs that meet the highest academic standards while enhancing the regions' quality of life and economic stability. The Office of Public Affairs supports that mission through communications that help make internal and external audiences more aware of the programs and services offered to the community.

News & Events

Students present their research at the Thinking Matters conference on April 25.
Maine Deaf Filmfest logo
USM's student-organized Annual Maine Deaf Film Festival, now in its 12th year, is the only festival in the world showcasing the newest films & videos by and for the Deaf Community.
“Sure to be a Rockin’ Good Time!”

USM Experts

Lynne Miller is interviewed about higher education

The Office of Public Affairs is always ready to help the media find USM faculty and staff to provide expert commentary for news stories. 

To arrange for interviews, please contact the Office of Public Affairs at 207-780-4200.

Coming online soon: USM's Speaker Directory