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.

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

Documenting a Pandemic

Few of us will forget the experience of living through a pandemic,...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 2, 2021

Funding Environmental and Social Empowerment Projects Around the World

Did you know that Bates will have three Davis Projects for Peace...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 26, 2021

Grappling with Being a Humanitarian

We are celebrating the terrific news that Hannah McKenzie ’21 was recently...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 18, 2021

A Less-Is-More Approach to Community-Engaged Work

As part of a fabulous series highlighting the great work of Bates...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 11, 2021

The Shared Goal of Solving a Homework Problem

“MS. MARTHAAAA!!”  “AHH, It’s you!!” “Can I please work with you?!!!” were...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 4, 2021

“Incredibly Inspiring”: A Conversation with Secretary of State Shenna Bellows

Earlier this month, BatesVotes and the Harward Center hosted Secretary of State...

By Kristen Cloutier on March 28, 2021