Stories about "Harward Center for Community Partnerships"
Bill Curley '16 of Wilton, Conn., works with a participant in a session of the "How Everything Works" program at the Hillview Community Resource Center. Held in February 2016, the session explored first aid practices. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/BAtes College)
Student-picked Carignan grants strengthen Bates’ bonds with community

Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:06 am

With a committee of students picking recipients, Bates College has awarded Carignan Fund grants to seven community organizations that the college partners with.

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Mara Tieken, an ‘exceedingly important voice’ in rural education, receives national award

Friday, September 30, 2016 10:10 am

Assistant Professor of Education Mara Tieken's burgeoning body of research on rural schools and related topics is bridging the divide between academics and practitioners.

Cristopher Thompson '19 of Macon, Ga., poses for a portrait at the Boys and Girls Club of Auburn, where he worked with young people this summer supported by a fellowship from the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Students explain what their Bates-funded summer work means right now

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:17 pm

As one student said, the summer experience offered "just a perfect environment to ask questions and to learn from your mistakes and your experiences."

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Picture story: Visiting Quebec City and Lewiston, learning to think like a historian

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:19 pm

Studying Quebec-to-Lewiston migration, students in a Short Term course learned the distinctive ways that historians “think and approach subject matter.”

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15 seniors, young alumni offered Fulbright U.S. Student fellowships for 2016–17

Friday, May 13, 2016 10:00 am

The U.S. State Department's Fulbright U.S. Student Program recently awarded fellowships to 11 current and three former Bates College students.

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4 reasons that Bates is again a Fulbright ‘Top Producer’ in 2016

Friday, March 4, 2016 10:48 am

Bates ranks third in the country in the number of Fulbright U.S. Student awards earned in 2015-16. Here are four reasons why.

Alisa Amador ’18 of Cambridge, Mass., works with a budding author on designing a chapter book at the Lewiston Public Library. Amador  volunteers with the mobile Art Van for area children. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:54 am

The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan '62 and the late Jim Carignan '61, a deeply respected Bates couple.

Philip Warburg, a lawyer, former Conservation Law Foundation president and author of "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future."
Author of ‘America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future’ to speak

Monday, November 16, 2015 9:02 am

Author Philip Warburg gives a talk at Bates College titled "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future" on Nov. 16.

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Nov. 12 Civic Forum: Founder of enterprise that empowers at-risk women

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 1:05 pm

Founder of Thistle Farms, a social enterprise supporting women at risk, Becca Stevens speaks at Bates College on Nov. 12.

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U.S. Sen. Angus King to discuss D.C.’s workings in Civic Forum

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:56 pm

U.S. Sen. Angus King will deliver remarks titled "How Washington Works (Or Doesn't)" at Bates on Oct. 14.

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