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.

New Year Aspirations

What do you want to be when you grow up? This deceivingly...

By Ronan Goulden '22, AmeriCorps VISTA on January 20, 2023

Examining Carbon Dioxide Sensitivity in Firefighters

In the summer of 2021, I was fortunate enough to intern with...

By Jackson Sell '22 on January 6, 2023

13 Insights About the 2022 Midterms from Bates Politics Professors

In our final blog post of 2022, we direct your attention to a...

By Jay Burns on December 9, 2022

A Bountiful Harvest

The first frost hit Lewiston on the last night of September this...

By Sam Boss on November 27, 2022

A Day in the Life

My alarm clock rings at 5:30am. I have just enough time to...

By Jenna Dela Cruz Vendil on November 13, 2022

Our Community Liaisons are Spooktacular!

Happy Halloween! On this spookiest day of the year, the Harward Center...

By Ronan Goulden on October 30, 2022

BatesVotes Prepares Students for the November Midterms

The Bates Student published a story last week that we are proud to...

By Kristen Cloutier on October 16, 2022

“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