Congratulations to the 2021 Harward Center Award Recipients

We are delighted to announce the 2021 Harward Center Award recipients, who managed to pursue social justice and community well-being despite the many challenges of the past year.

Below you will find links to short videos honoring the awardees and their commitment to community.  We hope you will join us in congratulating them.

The James and Sally Carignan Career Achievement Award
Carla Harris, Lewiston Housing Authority

The Harward Center Award for Outstanding Community-Engaged Academic Work
Skye Conley ’21
Hannah McKenzie ’21
Zoe McKinney ’21
Dylan Simon ’21

The Harward Center Award for Outstanding Community Volunteerism and Student Leadership
Max Friedenwald-Fishman ’21
Genesis Paulino ’21
Joshua Redd ’21
Jillian Serrano ’21
Matthew Suslovic ’21
Anah Witt ’21

The Harward Center Award for Student Activism
Perla Figuereo ’21 and Lebanos Mengistu ’21

The Peggy Rotundo Award for Excellence in Democratic Engagement
Travis Palmer ’21
Amalia Herren-Lage ’22 and Ashka Jhaveri ’22

The Harward Center Award for Outstanding Community Engagement by a First Year Student (“Rookie of the Year Award”)
Aaliyah Moore ’24
Marcos Pacheco Soto ’24

The Harward Center Award for Community Liaison Programming
The Chemical Society

The Harward Center Faculty Award for Outstanding Community-Engaged Work
Professor Loring “Danny” Danforth

The Harward Center Staff Award for Community Volunteerism, Leadership, or Engagement
Jason Moreau and Jake Paris, Information and Library Services

The Harward Center Community Partner Award for Outstanding New Initiative
MOVE (Lauren Nudi ’23 and Coach Malik Hall, Bates Football)

The Harward Center Award for Outstanding Community Project/Partnership
Lewiston Housing Authority Collaborative (Carla Harris, Lewiston Housing Authority; Andrea Aguilera ’21, Casey Kelley ’21, Annika Mirchandani ’23, and Georgia Moses ’21)
“Understanding Migration:” Lewiston High School Teacher Cohort (Donna Olsen, Kate Chase, and Michelle Crowley)


Click here to watch a recording of the 2021 Maine Campus Compact Awards Ceremony

Student Heart & Soul Award
Emma Block ’22

Community Health Hero Award
Ronan Goulden ’22

Newman Civic Fellowship
Dianna Georges ’22

Student PILLARS Award
Georgia Moses ’21

Community Partner of the Year Award
Doug Dumont and the Lewiston High School Aspirations Program