Monday, November 19th, 2018

A week to support one another and reach out

Posted on September 10, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Marx Aldrich, Arts & Culture Editor This article discusses topics of suicide and mental health. It is understood that this may impact everyone differently. To connect with university support resources call the University Counseling Center at 207-780-4050. A list of other local and state resources and support can be found at the end of […]

Food for thought to begin the new school year

Posted on September 10, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Valerie Kazarian, Staff Writer As students, we all have a lot on our minds right now. The start of the school year is exciting and nerve-wracking for the new and returning students alike and we have lots of questions. What room will I be in? What books do I need? Do I really have […]

Week of Welcome Events Calendar

Posted on August 27, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

From USM Student Activities & Involvement Sunday, September 2nd Joel Meyers Magician and Illusionist – 9:00 PM Hill Gym, Costello Fitness Complex, Gorham Monday, September 3rd Black Panther Movie Screening – 8:00 PM Hodgdon Field, Gorham (Rain location: Hill Gym, Costello Fitness Complex) Tuesday, September 4th Welcome Tables – Various times, all campuses Greek Night […]

Earn extra cash at school with work-study

Posted on August 27, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Alexandra Platts, Student Employment Specialist Federal Work Study is awarded as part of an eligible student’s financial aid package. These jobs are a great way for students to earn money working on campus while developing professional skills and connecting with peers, faculty, and staff. To view a complete list of available Federal Work Study […]

12 books every college student should read

Posted on August 27, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By USM Library Staff The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative By Florence Williams Staff Recommender: Sarah Lucchesi, Learning Services Librarian Sometimes the best thing you can do for your schoolwork is to give your brain a break. This book explores the benefits of a little time in nature, which […]

Your guide to Portland and Gorham campus locations

Posted on August 27, 2018 by lydialibby in Perspectives

The two most common campus locations can be intimidating, which means you can get lost more than once trying to find your destination. Here is a simple guide to help you find your way. 1. THE FREE PRESS Our office is one of the small white buildings located next to the parking garage. We share […]

More than just books, the library is there to help

Posted on August 27, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Naamah Jarnot, Coordinator of Tutoring Services Sarah Lucchesi, Learning Services Librarian Bill Grubb, Coordinator of Reference & Instruction David Nutty, Director of Libraries and University Librarian Paul Dexter, Director of Academic Retention Initiatives College is fun, but when you have multiple assignments due at once a little friendly help and the right resources from […]

Advising Welcomes You, and the Role of Advising

Posted on August 27, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Janis Albright, Advisor We are excited to continue our Advising Advice column in the Free Press and welcome you to the new fall semester at USM. The column’s purpose is to help you use your advising resources. Weekly topics written by students, faculty advisors, advisors and staff should cover many of your academic questions. […]

Welcome back from Health & Counseling

Posted on August 27, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By Hilarie Fotter, School Psychology Doctoral Student Welcome new and returning USM students, staff and faculty! We hope you had a restful and rejuvenating summer and we join you in the excitement of gearing-up for another school year. University Health and Counseling Services endeavors to act as a resource for the entire USM community: students, […]

WMPG, USM’s campus community radio station

Posted on August 27, 2018 by USM Free Press in Perspectives

By: Jim Rand, Station Manager Hello USM community and especially to all new students! Greetings from WMPG Community Radio! WMPG is campus/community radio, on the air since 1973. WMPG is located at 92 Bedford Street on the Portland campus, broadcasting at 90.9 FM on the radio dial and streaming over the internet to anywhere in […]