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Bates + You

Celebrate the launch of The Bates Campaign with Master of Ceremonies Bryant Gumbel '70 in Boston and New York City!

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Reunion 2017!

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Apr 13, 2017

Visionary educator Geoffrey Canada to deliver 2017 Commencement address, joining honorands Sen. Susan Collins, Wanda Corn, and Patrick Dempsey

Visionary American educator Geoffrey Canada gives the Commencement address, joined by fellow honorands Sen. Susan Collins, art historian Wanda Corn ’62, and Lewiston-born actor Patrick Dempsey.

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