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University of Southern Maine second baseman and relief pitcher Jake Dexter

Dexter named to All-America team

University of Southern Maine second baseman and relief pitcher Jake Dexter was named to the All-American team, adding to the junior's growing list of honors.
Bryan Carleton sworn in Army as a second lieutenant

Carleton completes his interrupted USM education and returns to U.S. Army

Twelve years after Bryan Carleton left the University of Southern Maine to enlist in the Army — serving twice in Iraq — he is both a new graduate and a newly commissioned officer.
portrait of Camden Ege

Ege awarded $10,000 scholarship from Union Bank and Student Veterans of America

A new University of Southern Maine graduate has earned praise and a big check — $10,000 — from Union Bank and a national organization that helps student veterans succeed.
Students from Ci2 lab Corporate Partners event

Innovative student projects presented at the USM Ci2 Lab - virtual reality, augmented reality and more

On May 2, the University of Southern Maine Corporate Partners presented a first-ever student showcase, "Look what I Made!" at the USM Ci2 Lab, an experiential student work lab focused on research and learning. The evening was the closing event in the USM Corporate Partners 2018 Spring Series showcasing innovation in education and the workplace; the series was generously sponsored by MEMIC, in honor of the newly established MEMIC John T. Leonard Chair in Risk Management & Insurance.
Huskies captain Kyle Heath

Huskies battled in regional NCAA baseball tournament

For the second consecutive year, the USM Huskies reached the championship baseball game of the NCAA Division III New York Regionals, ending an extraordinary 30-15 season.
Engineering student and professor

Interactive: Engineering Maine's Workforce

The Office of Public Affairs has mapped out news stories highlighting USM's accredited mechanical and electrical engineering programs, broken down into categories. View the interactive piece now.
Multicultural student grad pic

Special USM Commencement-related events celebrated student accomplishments

The last few weeks leading up to graduation were busy with many special Commencement-related ceremonies celebrating student accomplishments in a more intimate setting.
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.
group image of 19th Annual Senior Honors Night Banquet

Honors Night Banquet celebrates senior student-athletes

The University of Southern Maine Department of Athletics recognized the achievements and contributions of its senior student-athletes with its 19th Annual Senior Honors Night Banquet. Forty-nine departing student-athletes were recognized for their time and commitment to each of the Huskies' 22 NCAA Division III intercollegiate teams.
photo of Samantha Allen

Maine Campus Compact honors USM's Samantha Allen for civic work

The Maine Campus Compact, a consortium of 18 Maine colleges and universities, has honored Samantha Allen, the University of Southern Maine women's basketball coach, faculty member and Student-Athlete Advisory Committee advisor, for her commitment to civic engagement.