Harward Center Archives


August 14, 2020 10:43 am

Harnessing an Entrepreneurial Spirit

As a Bates student, Allen Kendunga ’18 was deeply involved in the off-campus community as a Bonner Leader, working at…


August 7, 2020 11:04 am

Let the Students Do the Talking

Here at the Harward Center, we love to talk about our work. We love to share stories of students who…


July 31, 2020 1:43 pm


July 26, 2020 1:23 pm

Delivering on a Promise

The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program has been a well-loved part of the Bates/Lewiston Public Schools experience for many…


July 1, 2020 12:46 pm

“We are all in this together” – The College’s Partnership with the Lewiston Wellness Shelter

The Bates campus has been mostly closed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit with full force in late March, but that…


June 19, 2020 11:07 am

Bringing a Global Perspective to Community-Engaged Leadership Programming

Kush SharmaDelhi, India As an international student from India, the first time I got to experience or “visit” Bates was…


June 8, 2020 9:55 am

Reflections From Some of our Senior Bonner Leaders

Jaelene Perez (click here to watch Jaelene’s video reflection on YouTube)Hometown: Bronx, NYMajor: PoliticsGeneral Education Concentrations: Racism and Identity; Race…


May 29, 2020 12:24 pm

Shifting Priorities & Enduring Commitments in the Wake of COVID-19

In a normal year, Shawn Boyd would be spending a Wednesday afternoon in May helping a small group of kids…


May 26, 2020 11:54 am

EngAging Across Generations

Reflections from Grace about her research process, interests, and priorities: “I relied the most ever in my life on Google…


May 18, 2020 9:38 am

Science Communication

The ability to communicate science-related knowledge effectively to non-experts is essential for a successful career in science, and also for…