Benjamin E. Mays Statue Unveiling

Bates alumni, parents, and friends are invited to a special ceremony to honor one of Bates’ most esteemed and influential alumni, Dr. Benjamin E. Mays ’20.

At 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 4, the GLEAMNS Human Resources Commission will unveil a seven-foot bronze statue of Mays at the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Historical Preservation Site in Greenwood, S.C. Located at Mays’ childhood home, the monument will forever commemorate the civil rights leader, minister, former president of Morehouse College, and spiritual mentor to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

RSVP below. Please contact Katherine Nuñez Velazquez ’17 at 207-755-5976 if you have any questions.