Harward Center Archives


December 5, 2021 11:26 am

A Best Kept Secret

As the nation has gradually taken steps towards normalcy, including pastimes like attending live performances and engaging with other forms…


November 21, 2021 2:06 pm

A Single Conversation

One of the most rewarding parts of our job at the Harward Center is developing new partnerships and watching them…


November 7, 2021 4:28 pm

The Right Move

When Hamza Abdi accepted the position as the Harward Center’s new Assistant Director of Volunteer Programs and Community Partnerships, he…


October 24, 2021 6:39 pm

We Made It! America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting

Thanks to a campus-wide effort and with strategic leadership from the Harward Center’s Peggy Rotundo and students Amalia Herren-Lage ’22…


October 2, 2021 4:23 pm

Backyard Reflections

On several evenings this past summer, I found myself surrounded by other Batesies in the backyard of the Harward Center…


September 19, 2021 11:58 am

Celebrating 10 Years of Community with Tree Street Youth

My name is Ellie Wolfe and I’m a junior at Bates. This summer I was fortunate enough to receive Purposeful…


September 6, 2021 2:09 pm

A Homecoming to Bates and Lewiston

Hey Bobcats! I’m Sacha and I’ll be working at the Harward Center as the Social Media Intern for the 2021-22…


June 28, 2021 4:09 pm

Connecting Maine’s Re-Entry Community

As we enter the summer months at the Harward Center and begin planning for the upcoming year, we always enjoy…


June 13, 2021 4:41 pm

Bates Students Become Tax Preparers

When Bates extended its winter break, seven Bates students seized the opportunity to make a difference in the Lewiston-Auburn community…


May 31, 2021 1:45 pm

ArtVan: A Community-Based Non-Profit in the Time of COVID-19

Over the years, many Bates students have loved their work with ArtVan, which offers therapeutic arts to encourage youth with…