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 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

Shifting Priorities & Enduring Commitments in the Wake of COVID-19

In a normal year, Shawn Boyd would be spending a Wednesday afternoon...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 29, 2020

EngAging Across Generations

Reflections from Grace about her research process, interests, and priorities: “I relied...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 26, 2020

Science Communication

The ability to communicate science-related knowledge effectively to non-experts is essential for...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 18, 2020

Join Us On a Sky Tour

For many families these days, staying healthy and safe at home means...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 11, 2020

The Loss of a Beautiful Soul: The Passing of Destany Franklin ’14

Bates College and the wider world lost a beautiful soul last week,...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 1, 2020

Supporting Our Neighbors

Ever wonder what happens to Commons leftovers? For years, Bates has donated...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 23, 2020

A Story Map

“This Story Map was created during the course Urban Environments: Resilience and Adaptation,which...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 17, 2020