Harward Center Archives


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…


September 25, 2020 12:12 pm

BatesConnect: Linking Bates-created Resources with Local Educators

In the midst of all the COVID educational transitions of the past months, we have been delighted to roll out…


September 18, 2020 9:19 am

Bonner Leaders Adapt

In a typical year, Bonner Leader students like me return to campus excited to get back to work with their…


September 4, 2020 9:33 am

Building and Strengthening Communities Through Access to Healthful Food

Food has always been a deeply meaningful and important part of my life — not only is it a basic…


August 21, 2020 10:41 am

“This Experience A Gift”

Hannah McKenzie ’21Stevenson, MD “I knew I wanted to spend my summer before my senior year living in Lewiston and…