One day. 1,000 donors. Be one.

Bates alumni, parents and friends are teaming up to celebrate all the things that make the college great.

You can help kick off Short Term with Great Day to Be a Bobcat. On April 23, Bates is seeking 1,000 new 2014 donors to support the college and make 50 percent participation a reality.

Follow all the action online:
Twitter: #GreatDayToBeABobcat

  • "I give to Bates to preserve the opportunities I had as a student — opportunities that helped shape who I have become since graduation."
    - Emily Sampson '09, New Hampton, N.H.
    "The best classroom experiences aren't lectures — it's getting students out in the field. All the research I've done at Bates has been in collaboration with students."
    - Mike Retelle, geology
    "I have fallen in love with the close-knit community among professors, students and staff here at Bates."
    - Sohee Ki '16, Irvine, Calif.
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