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The theme of this USM Connects issue is partnership. And by that we mean the powerful, mutually beneficial relationships USM has forged with employers and organizations throughout Maine. Great partnerships are a win-win for everyone, as the pages of this magazine will bear out.

Publication Date

Spring 2018


USM Foundation


Portland, ME


University of Southern Maine, USM Foundation, USM Connects


In this issue:

  • USM Foundation A new season of growth and transformation
  • The Power of Partnerships USM and businesses team up to build a stronger workforce
  • USM Works for ME Innovative efforts to support and grow Maine careers
  • Alumni at Work Four graduates making their marks
  • Student Spotlight Why they chose USM and their career paths
  • Portrait of a Partnership USM and Martin’s Point have built a win-win collaboration
  • Data Innovation Project Helping nonprofits and businesses put data to work
  • Hands-on Engineering Engineering students help a library lighten up
  • Occupational Therapy A new USM clinic in Lewiston fills a community need
  • Listening Lessons Grammy Award winner inspires students
  • The Value of Mentors Ray Stevens ’86, renowned scientist, honors his mentor
  • History Fieldwork Recording WWI monuments lost to memory
  • A Veteran’s Journey Student Rob McCann’s goal is to help fellow veterans
  • In the Lab Hands-on research in an aquaponics system
  • Why We Give Four supporters on why they give to USM

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USM Connects Magazine Volume 2 2018



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