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September 21, 2022

USM Announces Naming of the McGoldrick Center at Campaign Launch Event

USM Announces Naming of the McGoldrick Center at Campaign Launch Event The University of Southern Maine has launched the third and final year of the Great University Campaign, the largest and most comprehensive fundraising initiative in its history. The Campaign prioritizes scholarships, programs of excellence, and major capital projects such as the McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success, newly named for longtime USM benefactors Richard and Carolyn McGoldrick. With $39M raised to date, USM has made unprecedented progress and is now inviting public participation to help cross the finish line.

September 19, 2022

Oakhurst Dairy’s gift addresses food security and student success

The University of Southern Maine Foundation (USM) has received a gift of $250,000 from Oakhurst Dairy that includes $125,000 to support completion of the newly named McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success on the Portland campus. The remaining $125,000 will address an issue of rising concern on campuses across the country, the rapid increase in student food insecurity.

September 19, 2022

USM Invites the Public to “Take A Seat”

With the launch of USM’s Great University Campaign, the USM Foundation has announced a new way to support one of the campaign’s key initiatives: the Center for the Arts, slated to break ground on the Portland campus in spring 2023. The “Take A Seat” program offers donors the opportunity to name a seat in the Center’s Performance Hall or the flexible Arts Lab.

June 17, 2022

Letter from the President

“Every Great Community deserves a great university.” At the University of Southern Maine (USM), we believe that grit and greatness go hand in hand. Our students come to us with talent and creativity. Many are balancing jobs and family while pursuing their degrees. Many are first-generation college students, as I am myself. What sets our […]