Posts from November 1997
Bates professor wins award

Friday, November 7, 1997 8:39 am

Robert J. Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest American Forensic Association (AFA) Daniel Rohrer Award for "Stanton's Elm: An Illustrated History of Debating at Bates College," published in 1996.

Bates community to debate post-season athletic competition

Thursday, November 6, 1997 4:15 pm

Members of the Bates College community, including student athletes, faculty and alumni, will debate the resolution: "This house supports continued NESCAC participation in NCAA postseason play" at at 8 p.m. Monday in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates receives $1.2M Kresge Foundation grant

Wednesday, November 5, 1997 4:08 pm

A $1.2 million Kresge Foundation challenge grant to Bates College will support the ongoing construction of the college's new academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.

Scrod Pudding performs benefit contradance at Bates

Tuesday, November 4, 1997 3:45 pm

Scrod Pudding, a group of local musicians who play traditional New England, French-Canadian and Appalachian music, will perform a contradance with caller Bill Olsonfrom 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hal, 56 Campus Ave. Admission is $5 at the door and proceeds will benefit the AIDS Coalition of Lewiston-Auburn.

Urban economic developer to speak at Bates

Monday, November 3, 1997 2:48 pm

William Strickland, creator of successful job training programs involving the arts, will deliver a lecture titled "The Arts, Education, Economic Growth and Community Building" as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture series at 7:30 p.m. November 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

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