Monthly Blog

We’ve made the move from a quarterly newsletter to a monthly blog.  We hope you will enjoy these brief, more frequent updates on the world of community engagement at Bates.

A Senior Moment

I first heard of the Harward Center in summer of 2015 when...

By Kristen Cloutier on June 24, 2019

An Engaging Short Term

We’re doing things a little differently this month by linking you to...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 26, 2019

From Bollywood to Biology: Community-Engaged Clubs and Teams at Bates

While academics is their top priority, many Bates students also take pride...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 8, 2019

A Class Act: Community-Engaged Learning at Bates

Bates College has long enjoyed a robust partnership with local public schools....

By Kristen Cloutier on March 28, 2019

The Carignan Legacy

The James and Sally Carignan Fund for Community Programs was created to...

By Kristen Cloutier on March 9, 2019

What Did They Learn Last Semester?

During the Fall semester at Bates, 533 students completed at least one...

By Kristen Cloutier on January 21, 2019

Heating Up: The Bates Partnership with Expeditionary Learning at Lewiston Middle School

Located just across the street from the Bates campus, Lewiston Middle School...

By Kristen Cloutier on December 17, 2018

Mobilizing for the Midterm Elections

The tally board posted in the Dining Commons on election night told...

By Kristen Cloutier on November 26, 2018

A Harward Center Harvest

On a cold and windswept day in mid-October, many Bates students are...

By Kristen Cloutier on October 29, 2018

Why do some Bates students choose to stay in the Lewiston/Auburn area after they graduate?

We asked three alums from different Bates generations to reflect on these...

By Kristen Cloutier on September 6, 2018