Druker Office of Community Engagement

Young girl making art
Community Engagement Art
USM students and staff participate in Husky Day of Service with community partner, Good Shepherd Food Bank on March 14, 2014
Children and community engagement partner interacting
Community Engagement Partner
Singing group entertaining their guests during the Tree Street Open House on November 14, 2013.
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The Druker Office of Community Engagement, located in USM's Lewiston-Auburn campus, sets a unique standard as a student-faculty collaboratively led office coordinating LAC's multi-tiered community engagement work.

News & Events

Students at Good Shepherd
Students and staff members from the University of Southern Maine's Lewiston-Auburn College collaborated with long time community partner Good Shepherd Food Bank for Husky Service Day.

Art on the Streets: The Polish Poster as Cultural Commentary

Art on the Streets: The Polish Poster as Cultural Commentary

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: 
Olin Arts Center, Bastes College, 75 Russell St, Lewiston ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 786-8301
Contact Email: 
wlow@bates.edu

In conjunction with the Museum of Art exhibition, Polish Posters: Art and Allusion, there will be a discussion on cultural posters advertising film, theater, and circus events from the 1960's through the 1980's in Poland. Public art mirrored the cultural spirit and struggles of the Polish people while asserting freedom of expression during the Communist Era.

April 23, 2014
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Olin Arts Center, Bastes College, 75 Russell St, Lewiston ME

Diary of a Mental Patient: Author Presentation

Diary of a Mental Patient: Author Presentation

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: 
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME
Contact Name: 
Auburn Public Library
Contact Phone: 
(207)333-6640

Presentation by author Christina Solak-Goodwin on her book, chronicling a full year of her personal life as she stuggles to accept the fact that she has a lifelong mental illness.

April 24, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME

Non-Toxic Sustainable Housekeeping

Non-Toxic Sustainable Housekeeping

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: 
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME
Contact Phone: 
(207)333-6640

Save money and your family from exposure to dangerous and unnecessary household cleaners. Take home recipes to make your own non toxic household cleaners and learn money saving techniques to keep a safe, clean, comfortable home.

April 24, 2014
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME

The Death of the Book has been Somewhat Exxagerated

The Death of the Book has been Somewhat Exxagerated

Event Date and Time: 
Friday, April 25, 2014, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: 
Glickman Family Library, 7th Floor, USM Portland ME
Contact Phone: 
(207) 228-8014
Contact Email: 
goodale@maine.edu

A presentation by book artist Scott McCarney about how the book industry is not dying.

April 25, 2014
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Glickman Family Library, 7th Floor, USM Portland ME

Foreign Policy Discussion Group

Foreign Policy Discussion Group

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: 
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME
Contact Phone: 
(207)333-6640

Discussion with materials asks the question is America safer now than it used to be, and how do we assess who our enemies are? Materials for this discussion can be acquired at the reference desk on the second floor.

April 29, 2014
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring Street, Auburn ME

Civil Rights Event

Bringing It Home: Civil Rights, December 10, 2013.

Today's Hours

Friday: Please call the office @ 753-6547