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Northeast Delta Dental contributes $15,000 more to USM-coordinated SmilePartners

University of Southern Maine and SmilePartners' efforts to ease barriers for people with limited means to access high quality comprehensive dental health care have resulted in $15,000 in additional funding from Northeast Delta Dental.
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Trustees approve promotions and tenure for four USM faculty members

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved tenure this Spring for two University of Southern Maine faculty members, Susan Noyes, Ph.D. and Leroy Rowe, Ph.D. This past Fall, trustees approved tenure for two other faculty members, Lin Lin, Ph.D. and Daniel Jenkins, Ph.D. All four are have been promoted to the rank of associate professor.
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Truth and Thinking Matters

On April 20th, the University of Southern Maine held a Thinking Matters symposium where students show off their research and their service to the community.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Sun Journal features USM's Joyce Gibson, 2018 Courage is Contagious Award

On March 29 Joyce Gibson, former dean of the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College, was awarded the 2018 Courage is Contagious Award.
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USM bringing lights to outdoor athletic facilities on Gorham Campus

Each of the University of Southern Maine’s outdoor athletic facilities — Hannaford Field, Ed Flaherty Field and the USM Softball Stadium — will soon have lights. With construction beginning in late May, the Huskies' first official contest under the lights is set for Friday, August 31 at 6:30 p.m. as the men's soccer team hosts regional opponent Westfield State on Hannaford Field. The Portland Press Herald covered the announcement.

Weekly Event Highlights

USM event highlights, week of May 10 - 17, 2018. Here are just a few of the many events happening this week, visit the USM Calendar of Events for the full listing.
Portland Museum of Art Director of Learning & Interpretation Phillippa Pitts presents on Visual Literacy, Visual Thinking, and Visual Questioning at the  fourth-annual Assessment Literacy Conference

Annual Assessment Literacy Conference draws hundreds of Maine teachers

More than 330 educators from across Maine convened at the Portland campus of the University of Southern Maine (USM) Monday and Tuesday, May 7-8, for the fourth-annual Assessment Literacy Conference.