Harward Center Archives


April 8, 2019 5:26 pm

From Bollywood to biology: community-engaged clubs and teams at Bates

While academics is their top priority, many Bates students also take pride in and invest time in their extracurricular activities….


March 28, 2019 9:32 am

A class act: community-engaged learning at Bates

Bates College has long enjoyed a robust partnership with local public schools. In fact, every Education student, in every course,…


March 9, 2019 3:18 pm

The Carignan legacy

The James and Sally Carignan Fund for Community Programs was created to honor the decades of service by the Carignans…


January 21, 2019 9:18 am

What did they learn last semester?

During the Fall semester at Bates, 533 students completed at least one Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) course in departments and programs…


December 17, 2018 10:35 am

Heating up: the Bates partnership with expeditionary learning at Lewiston Middle School

Located just across the street from the Bates campus, Lewiston Middle School has long been an important partner for the…


November 26, 2018 4:21 pm

Mobilizing for the midterm elections

The tally board posted in the Dining Commons on election night told the story of the Get Out the Vote…


October 29, 2018 3:00 pm

A Harward Center harvest

On a cold and windswept day in mid-October, many Bates students are breaking out their heavy coats and trudging off…


September 6, 2018 3:23 pm

Why do some Bates students choose to stay in the Lewiston/Auburn area after they graduate?

We asked three alums from different Bates generations to reflect on these questions: Where are you currently living, and what…


July 10, 2018 5:13 pm

Summer fellowships in Lewiston create a deeper sense of community

On a recent Wednesday evening, nine students who are living and working in Lewiston this summer gathered at the Harward…


June 5, 2018 12:27 pm

Bates students take on food insecurity, tobacco use at Blake Street Towers

For more than a decade, teams of Bates students have been spending their Sunday mornings preparing and eating brunch with…