Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Students prepare for upcoming career fair

Posted on February 08, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Thomas Fitzgerald As USM is preparing for the career fair on Thursday, Feb. 11, students are getting ready to meet the representatives for over one hundred companies at the event. Career fairs do not come along very often at USM, and it is a great way for students and alumni to network with potential […]

Community Listings

Posted on February 08, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

Monday, February 8   Preparation for the Job Fair University of Southern Maine Starts: 10:00 a.m. / Ends: 4:00 p.m. Woodbury Campus Center Cafeteria   FAFSA Completion Lab University of Southern Maine Starts: 11:30 a.m. / 1:30 p.m. 216 Bailey Computer Lab – Portland Campus   Meet and Greet with Eddie Moore Jr. University of […]

Students gather to discuss culture’s role in advising

Posted on February 08, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Raquel Miller On Feb. 2, USM’s professional academic advisors gathered on the 7th floor of Glickman Library for an all day workshop in multicultural training and advising.  The advising office frequently participates in workshops that help people become more aware of student needs not only academically, but personally. Last week, for instance, staff participated in […]

Students of USM

Posted on February 08, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Meaghan Gonsior John Jackson is currently serving as USM’s Student Senate Chair, in his third year as a student at USM. Before joining the USM community, Jackson served 8 years in the military including combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. “Throughout my time here at USM I have found that my military values have […]

Women’s basketball edges Colby 57-46, while Men fall short, 71-70.

Posted on February 08, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports Feature

By Nicolas Beauchesne Tuesday night both women’s and men’s basketball tipped off against the Colby College Mules. The women improved their record to 12-8 after their 57-46 victory, in a game that went back and forth until the Huskies pulled away in the final quarter. The Huskies got off to a hot start, leading the […]

Community Listings

Posted on February 01, 2016 by Krysteana Scribner in Community & Sports

Monday, February 1   Safe Zone Project Training University of Southern Maine 509 Luther Bonney Hall, Portland Campus Starts: 11:30 a.m. / Ends: 1:00 p.m.   Tuesday, February 2   Indoor Walk/Jog Drop In AM or NOON Options University of Southern Maine Sullivan Recreation Complex Starts: 12:00 p.m. / Ends: 1:00 p.m.   Considering Culture […]

Higher Education Workshop a Big Hit

Posted on February 01, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Thomas Fitzgerald On Jan. 28, a collection of students and prospective individuals who are interested in attending school at a college level gathered together on the seventh floor of the Glickman library to discuss their options with many different representatives. This event was organized with the association of the Martin Luther King Jr. day […]

Students of USM, Matthew Raymond

Posted on February 01, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Meaghan Gonsior Matthew Raymond is driven by a passion for prison reform and for him, it’s personal. During a class taught by USM Professor Leroy Rowe, Raymond, a third year history major and political science minor, came to a pivotal cross-roads. “A course on mass incarceration has opened doors within my heart that I thought […]

Study Abroad Fair helps students weigh academic options

Posted on February 01, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community & Sports

By Raquel Miller On Tuesday, Jan. 26, tables of study abroad representatives lined the Brooks Center dining hall for a study abroad fair.  As you walked farther into the dining hall, pamphlet filled tables with welcoming faces of representatives appeared. Leading the line of tables was USM’s Office of International Programs where Assistant Director, Kaoru Phillips […]

USM maintains stance on Gordon College

Posted on February 01, 2016 by USM Free Press in Sports Feature

Nick Beauchesne Last year was the first in decades that the University of Southern Maine did not face Gordon College in some form of athletic competition. This year and for years to come will be the same, so long as Gordon maintains its discriminatory stance concerning members of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and […]