Blog

We’ve made the move from a quarterly newsletter to a blog.  We hope you will enjoy these brief, more frequent updates on the world of community engagement at Bates. To access newsletters from previous years, click here.

Bonner Leaders Adapt

In a typical year, Bonner Leader students like me return to campus...

By Kristen Cloutier on September 18, 2020

Building and Strengthening Communities Through Access to Healthful Food

Food has always been a deeply meaningful and important part of my...

By Kristen Cloutier on September 4, 2020

“This Experience A Gift”

Hannah McKenzie ’21Stevenson, MD “I knew I wanted to spend my summer...

By Kristen Cloutier on August 21, 2020

Harnessing an Entrepreneurial Spirit

As a Bates student, Allen Kendunga ’18 was deeply involved in the...

By Kristen Cloutier on August 14, 2020

Let the Students Do the Talking

Here at the Harward Center, we love to talk about our work....

By Kristen Cloutier on August 7, 2020

Goodbye and Hello!

By Kristen Cloutier on July 31, 2020

Delivering on a Promise

The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program has been a well-loved part...

By Kristen Cloutier on July 26, 2020

“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...

By Kristen Cloutier on July 1, 2020

Bringing a Global Perspective to Community-Engaged Leadership Programming

Kush SharmaDelhi, India As an international student from India, the first time...

By Kristen Cloutier on June 19, 2020

Reflections From Some of our Senior Bonner Leaders

Jaelene Perez (click here to watch Jaelene’s video reflection on YouTube)Hometown: Bronx,...

By Kristen Cloutier on June 8, 2020