Harward Center Archives


February 1, 2021 9:30 am

Introducing DALI x Bates!

DALI x Bates is an exciting new collaboration between Bates and the Digital Applied Learning and Innovation (DALI) Lab at…


January 11, 2021 8:44 am

Mutual Benefit, Long-Term Impact: A Story from Fall 2020

Feedback from community partners is essential to our work at the Harward Center. As a staff, we spend much of…


December 15, 2020 10:24 am

I’ll Take “What is Rhetoric?” for $400

Although the oldest discipline, rhetoric may be the least understood. Aristotle defined rhetoric as “the faculty of observing in any…


December 7, 2020 9:32 am

Planning for New Trails at the Katherine Breton Memorial Preserve

The Androscoggin Land Trust (ALT) has been an outstanding partner for Bates over the years, and this year was no…


November 30, 2020 9:22 am

Changing with the Times: Bates Book Buddies Get Creative

Bates Book Buddies is a tutoring and enrichment program designed to help elementary school students with their reading comprehension. I…


November 16, 2020 9:11 am

Laying the Groundwork for a Community Food Center for Lewiston-Auburn

A few short weeks ago, the Lewiston/Auburn area Local Foods Local Places (LFLP) network unveiled their action plan for improving…


October 23, 2020 3:41 pm

Our Civic Duty

Bates Votes is a nonpartisan, campus-wide, student-led voter education and mobilization effort. Overseen by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships,…


October 16, 2020 11:46 am


Blake Street Towers is a Lewiston Housing Authority community located in downtown Lewiston and has had consistent connections to the…


October 9, 2020 1:44 pm

Chatter and Deep Connection: Reflections on Virtual Art Programming

Art programming provides an environment for young Lewiston students to express themselves creatively through weekly art projects. My first three…


October 2, 2020 10:36 am

Bobcats Share in Community Responsibility

For many years, Bates College has prided itself on its community engagement within the Lewiston-Auburn area. This effort, spearheaded by…