Harward Center Archives


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…


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…