Lewiston-Auburn College



The Year in News: Our Top Stories of 2018

We're recapping our top stories of 2018 in a big, multimedia way.

USM and Lewiston embrace diverse group of aspiring teachers

The Educator Diversity Initiative at USM's Lewiston-Auburn College hopes to inspire immigrants to become teachers.
Brian Toy, interim dean of the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College

USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College opens doors and builds community, Interim Dean Brian Toy says

To Brian Toy — the interim dean of the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College — just walking onto the Lewiston Campus and meeting the staff is all it takes. “I have never seen a more friendly or open environment for a student,” said Toy, who began his tenure as interim dean on July 1. “If I can get people through the front door here, I know I have the individuals here who can help those students and get them over any hurdles.”
Algae on rocks

Algae Academy held at USM-LAC

University of Southern Maine professor of Natural and Applied Sciences Ike Levine is hosting the Algae Academy at USM-LAC this week.
Brent Kraushaar

Is your water safe to drink? One USM nursing student wants to help you find out

Brent Kraushaar, a USM School of Nursing student has launched an awareness campaign focused on the chemical properties of arsenic and its ability to contaminate Maine’s drinking water wells.
Nursing student studying

USM announces Spring 2018 Dean's List

Nearly 1,200 undergraduate students from across the globe have been named to the Spring 2018 semester Dean's List.
Stacey Henson-Drake, 2018 Featured Graduate

Stacey Henson-Drake, 2018 Featured Graduate

“I feel as though USM has done an amazing job at offering opportunities to students that will help pave the way to a successful career after graduation,” said Stacey Henson-Drake, a 2018 featured graduate.
Student studying in Glickman Library

USM announces Fall 2017 Dean's List

The University of Southern Maine congratulates those students who have been named to the 2017 Fall Semester Dean's List.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (book cover)

USM to host “Descendants of Henrietta Lacks” bioethics lecture Oct. 13

USM will host a lecture featuring the descendants of Henrietta Lacks as they explore ethics, race, and the commercialization of human tissue on Oct. 13.
Tammy Bickmore, director of USM’s Master of Occupational Therapy program, says the program is growing every year.

Occupational therapy: Changing lives

USM’s Master of Occupational Therapy program is growing to meet the demands of the marketplace.