University of Southern Maine

Type: Organization
Name: University of Southern Maine
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Low enrollment, program cuts at USM on move-in day

GORHAM (WGME) -- School leaders at the University of Southern Maine are dealing with dwindling enrollment as new students arrive.Numbers show USM will be home to 8,560 students this year - down more than 6 percent from last year.Administrators also have ... [Published WGME.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Incoming students begin moving in at USM

Labor Day weekend usually marks the end of the summer tourist season, and it also means the start of a new school year.The big move-in started at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham on Sunday, and will continue through Monday.The move-in also marks ... [Published WMTW - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Panel approves eliminating 3 USM programs, including one at LAC

BANGOR — The process of cutting three programs at the University of Southern Maine, which has been fraught with controversy, will go forward after a University of Maine System committee voted to approve it Friday.All members of the UMS board of trustees ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

UMaine System loses fourth president this year

University of Maine at Machias President Cynthia Huggins will become the state university system's fourth president to step down within the last three months.Huggins announced on Thursday that she will retire by the end of the year, the Bangor Daily News ... [Published Mainebiz - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Leadership shake-up: What the University of Maine System needs

With the announcement this week that Cynthia Huggins is stepping down as the president of the University of Maine at Machias , the top people at four of the University of Maine System’s seven campuses have moved on in the course of four months.Earlier ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

United States : LEPAGE welcomes opening of new Cyber Security Lab

A product of the Maine Cyber Security Cluster, the new Cyber Security Lab at the University of Southern Maine, Portland campus has been opened recently. Maine National Guard, Maine Emergency Management Agency as well as The ... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Greenlaw receives Distinguished Librarian Award

LEWISTON — The Maine Health Science Libraries and Information Consortium has chosen Evelyn Greenlaw, head of the Lewiston-Auburn College Library at the University of Southern Maine, as recipient of the 2014 Eleanor C. Cairns Distinguished HSLIC Librarian ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

USM opens cybersecurity training lab

With hacking becoming an increasing problem in the digital age, some schools are implementing cybersecurity curriculum to prepare the future workforce on data theft issues. University of Southern Maine opens its cybersecurity lab Tuesday on its Portland ... [Published Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Gorham Notes - 8/28

Fagone, Frinsko recognized as best lawyersThe Bernstein Shur law firm in Portland has announced that Michael Fagone and F. Paul Frinsko, both Gorham residents, are among 57 of its attorneys named in Best Lawyers in America 2015. Eight of the firm’s attorneys, ... [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Coombs joins GAC Chemical

SEARSPORT — GAC Chemical Corporation announces that it has hired Darryl Coombs as its regional sales manager. Coombs is originally from Livermore Falls and currently lives in Turner.Coombs graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a degree ... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

USM opens cybersecurity lab

Students at the University of Southern Maine will learn to combat hackers and prevent data breaches as part of a new program unveiled Tuesday.The USM Cyber Security Lab opens Tuesday in the university's Science building."Right now I'm doing a bunch of ... [Published WMTW - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

EPA to hold climate change hearing

Please enjoy this limited viewing We are allowing a certain number of articles to be read each month. If you are a subscriber, please login hereIf you continue to come back for more articles, please try one of our subscriptions options available here ... [Published Times Record - Aug 06 2014]

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"These are high-quality programs with excellent faculty," said Provost Joseph McDonnell. "In some sense, it breaks my heart to lose these programs, but it's part of the re-shaping of the university that must take place."
"I'm super excited, but i'm also a little nervous since this is the first time i'll be away from home" said freshman Lily Strauch
Welcoming the new lab's opening, Governor Paul R LePage , said : "Cyber security is a fast-growing industry. The completion of the Cyber Security Lab will allow students to train for high-paying, in-demand jobs right here in Maine ."
"She is the better technical climber indoors, but he had more experience outdoors" Baribeau, an experienced technical climber of Bethel, said. "But outdoor climbing is really a different ballgame."

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Low enrollment, program cuts at USM on move-in day [Published WGME.com - Sep 01 2014]
Incoming students begin moving in at USM [Published WMTW - Sep 01 2014]
Blood — Smith [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 31 2014]
Panel approves eliminating 3 USM programs, incl... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 29 2014]
UMaine committee votes to cut three USM programs [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 29 2014]
UMaine System loses fourth president this year [Published Mainebiz - Aug 29 2014]
Leadership shake-up: What the University of Mai... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
Pasco Lecture Series continues Sunday, Sept. 7 [Published Kennebunk Post - Aug 29 2014]
‘Social Security is not the way to live’: Maine... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
United States : LEPAGE welcomes opening of new ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 29 2014]
Greenlaw receives Distinguished Librarian Award [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 29 2014]
United States : LEPAGE welcomes opening of new ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 29 2014]
USM opens cybersecurity training lab [Published Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare - Aug 28 2014]
Gorham Notes - 8/28 [Published Keep Me Current - Aug 28 2014]
University of Maine at Machias president to ste... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
USM opens Maine Cyber Security Cluster with rib... [Published BankCreditNews.com - Aug 28 2014]
Coombs joins GAC Chemical [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 28 2014]
USM opens cybersecurity training lab [Published Computer Crime Research Center - Aug 28 2014]
Trigger man in notorious Pam Smart case seeks f... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 28 2014]
Portland’s plan for storm water fees would rais... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 28 2014]
Tumbledown rescuer describes feat to bring inju... [Published Sun-Journal - Aug 28 2014]
USM reveals new lab to boost cybersecurity field [Published Mainebiz - Aug 28 2014]
USM opens cybersecurity lab [Published WMTW - Aug 27 2014]
USM opens cyber security lab [Published WMTW - Aug 26 2014]
Commentary: Much inequality remains as we mark ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 26 2014]
USM students, AAA join to raise support for new... [Published Bangor Daily News - Aug 25 2014]
USM will teach students how to hack, how to sto... [Published University Business - Aug 25 2014]
Hackers Be Ware: University of Southern Maine S... [Published I360 Gov - Aug 25 2014]
Westin Portland Harborview to Sponsor 2014 Main... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Aug 25 2014]
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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