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Kiersten Curtis, USM Voice Student

USM's Kiersten Curtis awarded scholarship and concert honoring Maine diva Lillian Nordica

Kiersten Curtis, who studied vocal performance at USM, won the prestigious Nordica Award, which includes a recital honoring the famous Maine soprano, Lillian Nordica. Curtis, along with several USM voice students won top honors at this past spring's Maine NATS (National Teachers of Singing) vocal competition.

MSW graduates published in peer-reviewed journal

Two graduates from the University of Southern Maine (USM) School of Social Work have recently been published in the International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology.
Bangor Daily News photo

MacLeod '10 promoted to managing editor of Bangor Daily News

Dan MacLeod ‘10 has been named the managing editor of the Bangor Daily News, Maine’s second-largest newspaper.
Nursing student studying

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.
Leo Beligus Map, Osher Map Library

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.
Patsy Thompson Leavitt

Patriots award USM professor $25,000 for the healthcare charity she founded

Nursing professor Patsy Thomson Leavitt received the grand prize of $25,000 for her charity, the Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center in Buxton, from the Myra Kraft Community MVP Awards (named for Patriots team owner Robert Kraft’s late wife).
Katie Oberholtzer

Voice student Katie Oberholtzer wins prize at Bay Chamber Concerts' Young Stars of Maine competition

USM School of Music voice student Katie Oberholtzer has been awarded the Nathan E. Corning Jazz Prize of $1000 from the Bay Chamber Concerts and Music School as part of their 2018 Young Stars of Maine competition. She will take part in their concert performance at the Rockport Opera House on June 17.
Tony Shalhoub poses with Tony Award/AP Photo

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's leadership team

USM team wins New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition

A six-member team of University of Southern Maine students — ranging in age from the 20s to their 50s — once again took home the top prize at the New England Regional Collegiate Leadership Competition. Their competitors included Southern New Hampshire University, Southern Maine Community College, the University of Maine, Boston University and New York University.
USM President Glenn Cummings signs agreement with Sigrid Ag and Aase Tveito of the University of Tromsø

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.