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Dean of Students David McKenzie
New interim Dean of Students David McKenzie returns to his hometown of Portland in taking on this new role. He brings nearly twenty-five years as a higher education professional at the community college, comprehensive and research university level, including most recently at the California State University system.
Reza Jalali, USM Multicultural Center coordinator, in Portland
Recently named one of "50 Mainers charting the state's future" by Maine Magazine, Reza Jalali, USM Multicultural Student Affairs coordinator, was interviewed by Maine Public Broadcasting about his work, including the history of Muslims in the United States, and in particular, Maine.
H.S. students from Portland create videos at USM's Communication & Media Studies Production Center
The summertime "Gateway to Opportunity" program gathered 22 high schoolers from Portland. During their eight weeks together, and working with USM students, faculty and staff, the groups of rising juniors and seniors were encouraged to find stories in their own neighborhoods and organizations.
USM’s Southworth Planetarium manager, Edward Gleason
USM’s Southworth Planetarium manager, Edward Gleason was featured by on MPBN’s Maine calling discussing the latest news from inside our galaxy and beyond.
SMCC President Ron Cantor and USM President Glenn Cummings sign agreements
The presidents of the University of Southern Maine and Southern Maine Community College announced Thursday that they have forged a stronger partnership to benefit students at both institutions, Highlighting a series of new initiatives is Connected Pathways, which will allow SMCC students in selected programs to seamlessly transfer to USM after receiving their associate degrees.
Mariana M. Cruz
Mariana Cruz, USM's first assistant dean for diversity and inclusion, wants to help her new school become the "University of Everyone."
Photo of the USM Art Gallery building in Gorham
USM Art Galleries are pleased to announce the start of the Fall 2016 season, beginning with the Aug. 29th debut of "Its Honor is Here Pledged: Broken Treaty Quilts" by Gina Adams, the first of two exhibits with Native American themes.
UPDATE 8/16: On Friday, an incident of harassment was reported in the Glickman Library. This was reported to USM Public Safety and the Dean of Students Office is responding.
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In its first three years, the program has awarded small grants to more than 140 faculty while funding Strengths testing for more than 2,000 students, faculty and staff.
School of Nursing Accelerated Class of 2015
On Thursday, Aug. 18, students will share their work with the community at the annual Capstone and Graduate Symposium poster presentation. The following evening, the School of Nursing will graduate its Accelerated Program class of 2016.
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Campus Updates

Stop by our Open House to learn about our program and enjoy a free meal!
Veronica Druchniak, a student at USM, is a star in her academic studies and ballet career.
USM's Mechanical Engineering program receives ABET accreditation
Rinde Eckert
The USM Department of Theatre is pleased to present the 2016-2017 season of performances beginning with Under Milk Wood, directed by Andrew Harris.
USM Art Galleries' Fall 2016 Schedule of Events
The tutoring schedule for the fall semester will be available on Friday, September 2nd. Tutoring begins on Tuesday, September 6th.
Check out the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Courses offered for Fall 2016!
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eProtocol Management System - submit Human Subject Research protocol
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Snap Survey Software and Secured Server on Campus
On a brilliant summer day in Gorham nearly 80 graduates from USM's predecessor institutions, Gorham Normal School, Gorham State Teachers College and Gorham State College, gathered to reconnect and reminisce about their shared college experience and their lives since graduation. For some, it was a chance to see classmates for the first time in years and for others the annual opportunity to catch up with old friends.
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USM Events

August 24, 2016
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
518 Computer Lab, Glickman Library, Portland
August 24, 2016
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Springbrook Golf Course, 141 Hwy 202, Leeds, ME
August 24, 2016
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, 314 Forest Ave, Portland, ME
August 24, 2016
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 24, 2016
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
LAC Campus Room 185
August 24, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 25, 2016
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
124 Canal Street, Suite A in Lewiston
August 25, 2016
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 25, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
August 26, 2016
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, 314 Forest Ave, Portland, ME