President Cummings announces $1 million gift for scholarships at Fall 2019 opening breakfast

By: Alyson Peabody, Editor-In-Chief

The University of Southern Maine’s Fall 2019 Opening Breakfast took place Thursday, Aug. 29 at Costello Sports Complex on the Gorham campus. 

President Glenn Cummings announced a $1 million gift from the Peter and Paula Lunder family through The Lunder Foundation. The Lunder Scholars Endowed Fund has been providing undergraduate and graduate students from Maine with need-based financial aid since it was established in 2002.

Above: USM President Glenn Cummings

Above: Nancy Griffin, Chief Operating Officer

Above: Provost Jeannie Diddle Uzzi Ph.D., Provost and Vice President of Student Affairs

Above: President Glenn Cummings

Photography credit to Free Press’ Director of Photography, Dionne Smith

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