Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twenty individuals and organizations that received the second annual Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Firmly rooted in the academic purpose of the college, the Harward Center serves as a focal point for connected learning — an education that fuses academic discussion and community. Reflecting this mission, award recipients connect Bates with the larger community through collaboration, research and service.

The following individuals and organizations were honored:

Joan Macri, college aspirations coordinator, Lewiston High School, recipient of the 2008 James and Sally Carignan Award for Career Achievement;

Carolyn McNamara and Ariel Childs, both Bates class of 2008, recipients of the 2008 Harward Center Student Award for Outstanding Community-Based Academic Work;

Elizabeth Lydon, Thomas Burian and Erin Reed, all Bates class of 2008, recipients of the 2008 Harward Center Award for Outstanding Community Volunteerism and Student Leadership;

• Whitehouse Professor of Sociology Emily Kane, recipient of the 2008 Harward Center Faculty Award for Outstanding New Community Partnership Initiatives;

• Associate Professor of Biology Lee Abrahamsen, recipient of the 2008 Harward Center Faculty Award for Sustained Commitment to Community Partnership;

Anthony Shostak, education coordinator for the Bates College Museum of Art, recipient of the 2008 Harward Center Staff Award for Outstanding Support for Community Partnership;

Sarah Potter, Bates class of 1977, bookstore director and contract officer, recipient of the 2008 Harward Center Staff Award for Community Volunteerism and Leadership;

YADA (Youth + Adults + Dialogue = Action), recipient of the 2008 Harward Center Community Partner Award for Outstanding New Initiative;

Lewiston Adult Education, recipient of the 2008 Harward Center Community Partner Award for Sustained Commitment to Partnership;

• Lecturer of Anthropology Heather Lindkvist, Ismail Ahmed, Omar Ahmed, Fatuma Hussein, Azeb Hassan and Gure Ali, recipients of the 2008 Harward Center Award for Outstanding Community Project/Partnership;

• Professor of Geology Michael Retelle, recipient of the 2008 Bates-Morse Mountain Award for Environmental Stewardship; and

Susan Hayward, recipient of the 2008 Bates-Morse Mountain Award for Environmental Lifetime Achievement.

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