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.

Omelet anyone?

In this week’s edition of the BatesNews, our colleagues in Communications included...

By Freddie Wright on January 15, 2022

A Best Kept Secret

As the nation has gradually taken steps towards normalcy, including pastimes like...

By Sacha Feldberg '24 on December 5, 2021

A Single Conversation

One of the most rewarding parts of our job at the Harward...

By Sam Boss on November 21, 2021

The Right Move

When Hamza Abdi accepted the position as the Harward Center’s new Assistant...

By Sacha Feldberg ’24 on November 7, 2021

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