University of Southern Maine

Type: Organization
Name: University of Southern Maine
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

USM honors top teachers

The University of Southern Maine held a luncheon in honor of top teachers and alumni.The alumni educator reunion event recognized five county teachers of the year for their work along with the state teacher of the year, who serves as an advocate for the ... [Published WMTW - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

AAA, USM team up to help students cruise to Bermuda

GORHAM (WGME) -- USM students are cruising to Bermuda to earn their degree.AAA helped raise money for the program with a lunch on the Veendam Cruise Ship.USM is sponsoring a cruise from Boston to Bermuda next year to teach hospitality students about industry ... [Published WGME.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

USM president announces new le…

University of Southern Maine President David Flanagan announced a new leadership team that "will work to balance a projected multimillion dollar budget deficit for the next fiscal year and implement necessary reforms that will put the university on the ... [Published Portland Daily Sun - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

UMF police chief's goal: Ensure student safety

FARMINGTON — When the University of Maine at Farmington welcomes students back starting Aug. 30, the new campus police chief has one major goal in mind: to keep them safe.The work for Brock Caton is not actually new. He has been interim director of public ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Get Active!

Assessment finds plenty of opportunity for healthy lifestyleBY ROSANNA GARGIULO Times Record StaffHARPSWELLIt may come as no surprise to the town’s 4,470 residents that active living options are never far away in Harpswell.A work group, comprised of members ... [Published Times Record - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

UMaine System identifies goals for research fund

The Maine Economic Improvement Fund supports R&D at the state’s public universities.The University of Maine System on Wednesday released a draft document that lays out specific goals for its Maine Economic Improvement Fund, a result of a June report from ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Race for governor hits Maine airwaves

The race for Maine governor is beginning to play out on the airwaves, and staffers with one campaign claim their candidate is already under attack.Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud's campaign is demanding an apology for what they are calling "a desperate and ... [Published WMTW - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

U. of Maine stepping up lucrative out-of-state enrollment

Dive Brief: Out-of-state student commitments to the University of Maine system are up 12% this fall compared to a year ago.Out-of-state students pay nearly three times the tuition and fees charged for Maine residents: $27,970 compared to $10,700 for ... [Published Education Dive - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Panel urges more affordable housing, no new hotels in historic Portland neighborhood

PORTLAND, Maine — Proposals to preserve the character of the city’s oldest street and surrounding neighborhood will be headed to city councilors next month.India Street, which runs from Congress to Commercial streets, is the focal point of recommendations ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jenkins receives Rising Star Award

LEWISTON — Daniel Jenkins, Ph.D., a faculty member at University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College, was honored recently as the recipient of the 2014 Association of Leadership Educators Rising Star Award. The award was presented this summer ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Valley natives work key roles for musical

Staff reportTwo Mahoning Valley natives recently found themselves working on the same production of a musical — in Maine.Edward Reichert and Jarid Faubel both grew up in the Youngstown area but did not know each other until this summer. They met while ... [Published Vindy.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gage joins SEK & Co.

The Members of Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC announced that Nathan T. Gage, QKA, MBA has joined the firm as a Manager in the firm's Retirement Plan Services Group located in the Chambersburg office.Nate earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary ... [Published Gettysburg Times - Aug 16 2014]

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"I represent teachers throughout the state and nationally and I'm a voice for teachers and education and I take the roll very seriously because I know the quality of teachers in the state of Maine and I want that voice spread throughout the education community" said Karen MacDonald, Maine's 2014 teacher of the year
...Theo Kalikow, who vacated the office at USM effective July 18 to join the university system office as President Emerita and Acting Vice Chancellor "undertaking a system-wide community engagement initiative through the June 30, 2015, duration of her existing employment contract" the university system announced earlier this summer
"They are also our eyes and ears on campus," he said. "They'll make rounds on campus a couple times during their shifts and sometimes see acts of vandalism or even a flat tire on a vehicle. They'll contact the student and let them know."
A RepublicanRepublican party spokesperson responded by saying, "Lots of votes in the legislature are unanimous because lawmakers defer to the expertise of committees and members like Michaud who represent the area affected. Bennett and others gave Michaud the benefit of the doubt but it turns out Michaud was wrong."

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AAA, USM team up to help students cruise to Ber... [Published WGME.com - 7 hours ago]
The big late-in-life move: Assisted living is b... [Published MinnPost - 15 hours ago]
Faculty at one public university are asked to g... [Published Inside Higher Ed - 19 hours ago]
USM president announces new le… [Published Portland Daily Sun - 21 hours ago]
USM will teach students how to hack, and how to... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 22 2014]
UMF police chief's goal: Ensure student safety [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 22 2014]
Get Active! [Published Times Record - Aug 22 2014]
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014: LePage support, Amy Fair... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 21 2014]
Gorham Notes - 8/21 [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 21 2014]
UMaine System identifies goals for research fund [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 21 2014]
In new home market, Windham is tough to beat [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 21 2014]
Restaurant owners tell Portland mayor not to ra... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 21 2014]
Race for governor hits Maine airwaves [Published WMTW - Aug 20 2014]
USM president names management team [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 20 2014]
U. of Maine stepping up lucrative out-of-state ... [Published Education Dive - Aug 20 2014]
Freeport News - 8/22 [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 19 2014]
Panel urges more affordable housing, no new hot... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 19 2014]
Maine’s university system gets budget boost fro... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Jenkins receives Rising Star Award [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 18 2014]
Valley natives work key roles for musical [Published Vindy.com - Aug 18 2014]
Debate stalemate lingers in 2nd District campaign [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 18 2014]
How to Help Educators/Youth Counter Culture of ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 16 2014]
Gage joins SEK & Co. [Published Gettysburg Times - Aug 16 2014]
Watching the water [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 16 2014]
Inside Windham - 8/14 [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 16 2014]
New superintendent shares personal, educational... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 15 2014]
UMaine System revising policies for renovating ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 14 2014]
Commentary: Reducing income inequality will hel... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 12 2014]
RSU 10 hires school psychologist [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 12 2014]
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Sustainability Report: Local Communities [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 28 2014]
We take great pride in the local footprint we have established in the communities in which we operate. SOURCE: Sappi Fine Paper North America DESCRIPTION: Sappi’s history within North America dates back to the 1850s and it’s no surprise our civic ...
Tiffany Fortier Promoted to Vice President at F... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 25 2014]
Lewiston, ME, June 25, 2014 --( PR.com )-- FISC Solutions is pleased to announce the promotion of Tiffany Fortier to Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Client Relations. In this key position, Ms. Fortier is responsible for the overall coordination, ...
Openly Gay Governor Candidate Leads Pride Parade [Published TIME.com - Jun 21 2014]
(PORTLAND, Maine) — A Democratic candidate who reluctantly came out of the closet last year found himself serving as the grand marshal of Maine’s biggest gay pride parade and festival Saturday and urged activists to continue fighting to eliminate discrimination ...
Rob Johnson on the Breakdown of Democracy [Published naked capitalism - Apr 28 2014]
By Lambert Strether of Corrente . Jessica Desvarieux of the Real News Network interviews Rob Johnson, the Director of the Economic Policy Initiative at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and a regular contributor to the Institute’s blog ...
4th Anniversary of Gulf Oil Spill [Published The Big Picture Blog - Apr 16 2014]
BP and the Government Decided to Temporarily Hide the Oil by Sinking It with Toxic Chemicals … The Gulf Ecosystem Is Now Paying the Price   As we noted at the time , and on the first (and here ), second and third anniversaries of BP’s Gulf oil ...
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