Bobcats of the Last Decade (BOLD) make up the single largest decade of alumni at Bates, providing the foundation for alumni connections that can last a lifetime. The BOLD program is meant to preserve the bridge between one’s time on campus and their professional years. It represents our most dynamic group of alumni who are in the early stages of shaping their lives and careers. Connect with BOLD and navigate this process together. Network, socialize, learn and discover opportunities for personal and professional growth.


Our young alumni are on the move, and we want to help you stay connected to Bates.  Let us know where you are, and we can send you information about events and activities in your area, including:

To learn more about becoming a BOLD volunteer, visit the Bates Fund Volunteer Center.

Have questions? Want to get involved?
Contact John Harvey ’09 at or 207-786-6239.