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.

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

Thanks to a campus-wide effort and with strategic leadership from the Harward...

By Kristen Cloutier on October 24, 2021

Backyard Reflections

On several evenings this past summer, I found myself surrounded by other...

By Kristen Cloutier on October 2, 2021

Celebrating 10 Years of Community with Tree Street Youth

My name is Ellie Wolfe and I’m a junior at Bates. This...

By Kristen Cloutier on September 19, 2021

A Homecoming to Bates and Lewiston

Hey Bobcats! I’m Sacha and I’ll be working at the Harward Center...

By Kristen Cloutier on September 6, 2021

Connecting Maine’s Re-Entry Community

As we enter the summer months at the Harward Center and begin...

By Kristen Cloutier on June 28, 2021

Bates Students Become Tax Preparers

When Bates extended its winter break, seven Bates students seized the opportunity...

By Kristen Cloutier on June 13, 2021

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

Over the years, many Bates students have loved their work with ArtVan,...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 31, 2021

Bates Named ‘Voter Friendly Campus’

Following up on the hard work this year of Amalia Herren-Lage ’22,...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 24, 2021

A Bond the Pandemic Can’t Break

Last week, Bates Athletics featured a story about a partnership between some...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 17, 2021

Lewiston High School tutoring program wins statewide award

The partnership with Bates College was recognized this week by the Maine...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 9, 2021