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Weekly Event Highlights

Fall Job Fair at USM

USM event highlights
— week of November 8 to 15

November 8

Students! Plan to get over to the Fall Job Fair Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. — over 100 employers will be in attendance at the Sullivan Gym, on Portland Campus. Save the date for an Internship Fair coming soon on 11/14.

Thursday morning on the Gorham Campus the School of Music invites you to voice and piano master classes with new faculty, soprano Malinda Haslett and guest artist Timothy Long, piano, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Corthell Concert Hall.

That afternoon, Medal of Honor recipient Ryan Pitts will speak about leadership at 1:00 p.m. in Hannaford Hall, on the Portland Campus. Learn more about other events taking place to celebrate Veterans Week.

USM Women In Leadership event

November 9

Join USM Women In Leadership for breakfast, networking and a panel discussion on self-care in a crazy world on Friday morning, 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., at Glickman Library, University Events Room (7th Floor), Portland Campus.

The Southern Maine Huskies (full schedule here) hit the ice and the basketball court at 7:00 p.m. Friday night. Cheer on men's ice hockey (Johnson & Wales (RI) vs. Southern ME) or women's basketball (Farmington, ME vs. Southern ME). 

Friday night on the Gorham Campus, 8:00 p.m., the femme-fatale inspired Faculty Concert Series, Faculty Concert Series featured faculty and guest"Women in Song, The XX Factor," features new USM faculty and soprano Malinda Haslett and guest artist, conductor Timothy Long.

November 10 - 11

Go ahead and make it a musical weekend! On Saturday afternoon, 2:00 p.m., the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra performs at Westbrook Performing Arts Center, and features the famous Brahms Violin Concerto performed by USM faculty, violinist and conductor, Robert Lehmann.

Saturday evening, 8:00 p.m., at Corthell Concert Hall a student recital with Heather Guilfoil, conductor takes place; a student of Nicolás Alberto Dosman. Check the School of Music calendar for all upcoming student recitals.

Spend some time Sunday afternoon at the Ed Reichert Musical Theatre Studio Recital, 2:00 p.m., Corthell Concert Hall, on the Gorham Campus. All recitals are free and open to the public.

November 13 - 14

On Tuesday evening in Gorham, the USM Vocal Jazz Ensemble performs, directed by Taylor O'Donnell, the group includes both music and non-music majors. Wednesday evening in Portland, 7:00 p.m., the USM Youth Ensembles perform their annual Fall Instrumental Concert at Merrill Auditorium.

Wednesday evening you can meet alumni, hear about their job searches and what they are doing now at the Environmental Science & Policy Alumni Job Panel, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at 10 Bailey Hall, on the Gorham Campus.

Detail Macon Reed art installationNovember 15

On Thursday, Dr. Michelle Menting, new Department of English faculty member, will be reading from her latest book at "Within This Local Space: A Poetry Reading," 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., 41 Payson Smith, on the Portland Campus.

Don’t miss an opportunity to meet Visiting Artist Macon Reed “at the bar,” 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., in the Area Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, for an artists talk followed by local storytelling from across generations, reflecting nuanced experiences in and around queer bars here in Maine and across the country. Another artist talk with Margo Halverson, “If I had Known,” takes place 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., 5th Floor, Glickman Library, at the Maine Museum for Photographic Arts (MMPA), in 423/424 Glickman Library.

Save the date, 11/16:

Department of Theatre: Actor and Teacher Matt Burke Master Classes

USM Convocation: Dawnland Film Screening, in collaboration with the Upstander Project, MPBN, and Maine-Wabanaki REACH. Screening, live concert and storytelling event.