Blog

We have so many stories to tell about the amazing community-engaged work of Bates College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners. We hope you’ll scroll through our blog below and enjoy some of those stories. You can also access newsletters from previous years if you wish.

“Location, location, location”

Not a week passes at the Harward Center without someone — usually...

By Darby Ray on September 22, 2022

Soak Up the Sun (and Summer)

Our students often tell us that working with community partners in Lewiston...

By Kristen Cloutier on September 11, 2022

I Get a Kick Out of You

When men’s soccer senior captain Alec Szwarcewicz transferred to Bates in 2019,...

By Aaron Morse on August 25, 2022

New Faces, Warm Welcome

The Harward Center is THRILLED to welcome two new staff members to...

By Kristen Cloutier on August 7, 2022

A Little Rain Can’t Dampen Our Spirits!

With great enthusiasm, the Harward Center recently hosted community youth on campus...

By Austin Dumont on June 9, 2022

A River Runs Through It

The spring is in full swing in Lewiston, Maine, and as friends...

By Sam Boss on May 27, 2022

Hooked on Farming

This week, we call your attention to a recent article from The...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 13, 2022

Collaborating for the Common Good

Each year during the Winter semester at Bates, the Harward Center hosts...

By Darby Ray on April 29, 2022

Statewide Recognition for Two Amazing Co-Educators

When either ZamZam Mohamud or Joseph Jackson come into a Bates class,...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 15, 2022

Annika Mirchandani ’23 named Newman Civic Fellow

We are pleased to announce that Annika Mirchandani ’23 has been recognized...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 1, 2022