Community Outreach

October 1, 2018

“The USM Update”: Building a Global Workforce

We hear from USM alumna Shaelan Donovan ’18 about her groundbreaking work in international trade while studying abroad in Iceland, the first USM student to take advantage of a unique partnership between USM and Reykjavik University. Joining Shaelan is Larus Isfeld, former manager of Eimskip U.S. A., and Ross Hickey, USM’s Assistant Provost for Research Integrity and MeRTEC Director, to discuss the parallels between Portland-Iceland and USM-RU and how continued partnership can encourage massive economic growth.

July 16, 2018

Maine Business Executive and Entrepreneur Theresa Sutton to lead University of Maine System’s Maine Center Venture, highlights the Compliance Certificate Program developed in partnership between MeRTEC and the Maine School of Law.

January 10, 2018

Danielle Conway, Dean of University of Maine School Of Law, Keynote Speaker at Eggs N Issues at the Holiday Inn By the Bay

WGAN Interview

November 4, 2017

Ross Hickey, MeRTEC Director, presented at the Sons of Norway on a recent trip to Iceland and how the University of Southern Maine is part of the larger North Atlantic Initiative.

Ross Hickey with son William

October 5, 2016

Portland Press Herald

The Maine Regulatory Training and Ethics Center offeing a NEW training in compliance and services for Maine businesses. To read more:  USM launches program to help exporters cut red tape