Friday, December 9th, 2016

A look back at WMPG and sports on the airwaves

Posted on February 23, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community

By Nick Beauchesne A college radio station, at its best, offers a platform for individuals to express themselves and communicate to a wider audience by means of broadcasting. WMPG has been a staple of the USM community for over 40 years -stretching back to when it first hit the airwaves in 1970. Since that time, […]

USM hockey breaks new ice in 1998

Posted on February 23, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community

By Erin Brown The year 1998 was a big one for the beloved hockey programs at the University of Southern Maine. The USM women’s ice hockey team would make their ECAC Division III debut, after playing at the club level for a single year. The 1997-98 season for the women’s club team proved that they […]

USM versus UMB

Posted on February 23, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community

By Erin Brown Gorham – Wednesday night the Southern Maine Huskies paid tribute to the town of Gorham when both women and men’s basketball teams hosted Gorham Night at the Costello Sports Complex. The Gorham Recreation Department’s third and fourth grade boys and girls All-Star basketball teams took the court during both halftimes to provide […]

USM versus UMB

Posted on February 15, 2016 by USM Free Press in Community

By Erin Brown Gorham – Wednesday night the Southern Maine Huskies paid tribute to the town of Gorham when both women and men’s basketball teams hosted Gorham Night at the Costello Sports Complex. The Gorham Recreation Department’s third and fourth grade boys and girls All-Star basketball teams took the court during both halftimes to provide […]

Students prepare for upcoming career fair

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]