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Partnerships with local organizations provide service to the community and experiential learning opportunities for students. To learn more about teaching, learning, or partnering, contact practice@the-bac.edu.


Gateway Projects: Past and Present

Who have we served?

Who have we served? Nearly 80 community groups, municipal agencies, and non-profits! Click the links below for more information and to see the students' work from featured projects.


Current Gateway Projects: Spring 2014

  • A 21st Century Space for Dance [The Dance Complex, Cambridge]
  • BCYF MiLab: Imagination, Innovation, Impact [Boston Center for Youth and Families]
  • Bromley Heath/Hyde Jackson Square: Repairing Urban Fabric [Hyde Jackson Square Main St.]
  • Domain: Paradigms and Possibilities for Housing [Mass DOT]
  • Gordon-Conwell:  The Spaces of Spiritual Commune [Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary]
  • Learning Landscape: An Outdoor Classroom [Newton North High School]
  • Meetinghouse Farm: Reviving Working Landscapes [Meetinghouse Farm]
  • Parkolation Project: The Power of the Parklet [Boston Green Academy & Parkolation Project]
  • Tremont Nail Company: Curating Histories [BAC]
  • UU Church of Salem: Stories Histories, Speculative Futures [First Universalist Society of Salem]


Past Gateway Projects [partial list]

  • Arlington Children's Theatre
  • BAC Campus Climate Action Plan
  • BCYF Facilities [Boston Center for Youth and Families]
  • Boston Improv Theatre
  • Boston Parks and Recreation
  • Boys and Girls Club of Boston
  • Brook Farm
  • Carter School
  • Citizen Schools
  • Codman Academy
  • Charlestown Community Gardens
  • Chestnut Hill Waterworks Museum
  • Children's Cooperative Montessori School
  • Chinatown Neighborhood Association
  • Chinatown Library Furniture
  • Church of the Covenant
  • City of Ashland
  • City of Boston
  • City of Brookline
  • City of Cambridge
  • City of Somerville
  • Cochituate State Park
  • Department of Neighborhood Development
  • Detail/[Inter] Section
  • Division of Capital Asset Management
  • Dorchester Community Food Co-op
  • Egleston Square Main Streets
  • Fair Housing Center of Greater Boston
  • Fields Corner Library
  • First United Parish Church, Everett
  • Fisher Hill Gatehouse
  • Franklin Park Zoo
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Greater Love Tabernacle
  • Grove Hall Neighborhood Planning Study
  • Hawthorne Youth and Community Center
  • Higginson Lewis School
  • Hosmer School
  • Housing Assistance Corporation of Cape Cod [Ecotopia House]
  • Institute for Human Centered Design
  • Joyful Noise
  • Juniper Gardens
  • Lake Cochituate State Park
  • Lynn Public Library
  • Makerspace at the Possible Project
  • Metropolitan Waterworks
  • National Organization for Minority Architecture Students
  • New England Conservatory
  • PJ Kennedy School
  • Roxbury Community Arts Center
  • Salvation Army
  • Somerville Community Center
  • Somerville Public Library
  • Stonybrook Neighborhood Association
  • Transition House, Cambridge
  • Walker School
  • Westwood Little League


Does your nonprofit organization have an idea for a Gateway project?  Send an email to benjamin.peterson@the-bac.edu -- we'd love to hear from you! 

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