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USM Update filming Sept 2018

'The USM Update,' Sept. 4, 2018

This season of "The USM Update," we are highlighting the many ways in which the University of Southern Maine is preparing today's students for tomorrow's careers through a number of career development initiatives targeted at filling the skill gaps in Maine's workforce.
Charlie Bernacchio

Bernacchio co-authors column on suicide in Portland Press Herald

With greater understand, fewer people would commit suicide, Associate Professor Charles Bernacchio and two co-authors in a just published column in the Portland Press Herald.
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.
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.
Hana McNally, 2018 Featured Graduate

Hana McNally, 2018 Featured Graduate

After graduation, Hana McNally hopes to work with children on the autism spectrum. She began the work as an intern in a South Portland school. "I think they show love in ways that we don’t always think of. I know this is cliche, but they teach me something every day. It’s about making every moment teachable and I love that.”
Niffy and Ian Allen

Jennifer "Niffy" Allen and Ian Allen, 2018 Featured Graduates

Mother and son graduates Jennifer "Niffy" Allen and Ian Allen plan to march together during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony.

Ross pens Bangor Daily News column on proposed teacher certification changes

Flynn Ross, the coordinator of USM's Extended Teacher Education Program, wrote about proposed changes to Maine teacher certification in an opinion piece in the Bangor Daily News.

Summer 2018 Course Offerings

See what courses we have for summer 2018. Registration starts in March!
Student studying in Glickman Library

USM announces Fall 2017 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2017 Fall Semester Dean's List.
USM professor Flynn Ross

Professor's opinion piece addresses changes to teacher certification

USM School of Education professor Flynn Ross wrote an opinion piece in the Bangor Daily News about the impact that changes to teacher certification will have in Maine.

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