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2018 SEHD Wall of Achievement Inductees

Timothy Doak and Jacqueline Kutvirt were honored in September as the newest alumni to be inducted on to the School of Education and Human Development's Wall of Achievement.
USM President Glenn Cummings

Maine North Atlantic Institute at USM hopes to position Maine at center of the trade region’s growing economy

The University of Southern Maine unveiled plans Nov. 1 for the newly formed Maine North Atlantic Institute to forge greater business, educational and social connections between Maine and countries throughout the North Atlantic. The institute will bring together dozens of on-going projects in which USM students and faculty are working with schools such as Reykjavik University in Iceland and the University of Tromso in Norway, and businesses such as Whole Oceans.

USM ETEP Alumna Has Been Awarded the 2018 Knowles Teaching Fellowship!

Jaqueline Kutvirt, who graduated from the ETEP program in 2018, has been awarded the prestigious Knowles Teaching Fellowship.

Literacy Education Alumna Now Teaching at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers’ College!

Yalda Kaveh, who received her M.S.Ed in 2013 from USM, has been hired as an Assistant Professor at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers' College!
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.
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.

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