Stories from October 2006
Alumnus discusses corporate social responsibility

Monday, October 23, 2006 12:00 am

Liam D. Leduc Clarke, a 1998 Bates College graduate and senior associate in APCO Worldwide's corporate social responsibility and philanthropy practice, will give a lecture titled "Business and the Common Good: Corporate Responsibility in a Global Economy and Community" at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or e-mail bpelleti@bates.edu.

President Hansen on NBC "Today Show" Oct. 20

Thursday, October 19, 2006 12:00 am

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and representatives from Princeton, UCLA and Washington University in St. Louis will be interviewed live on the NBC "Today Show" Oct. 20 in two five-minute segments called "Getting into College ... Today."

Iraq war veteran to speak

Wednesday, October 18, 2006 2:40 pm

Adam Cote of Sanford, who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom as a member of the Maine Army National Guard, visits Bates College to offer a firsthand account of his time in Iraq at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall.

Glazer marks 70th anniversary of New York debut with Bates concert

Wednesday, October 18, 2006 12:00 am

Frank Glazer, Maine's best-known pianist, marks the 70th anniversary of his New York City debut with a performance of that 1936 program at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in Bates College's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Bates to hold graduate and professional school fair

Tuesday, October 17, 2006 12:00 am

Bates hosts its annual Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue.

Strout '77, author of 'Abide with Me' and 'Amy and Isabelle,' visits Bates

Wednesday, October 11, 2006 12:00 am

Elizabeth Strout, author of the nationally acclaimed novels Amy and Isabelle and this year's Abide with Me, visits Bates College to read from her work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Time and room change for Coming Out Speaker

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 4:00 pm

Please note the following talk has a new time and location: Richard "Anguksuar" LaFortune, a Native American GLBT and "Two-Spirit" community organizer, presents a talk titled "A Thousand Years of Respect" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs, sponsor of the lecture, invites the public to attend at no charge. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.

Groundbreaking ceremony for new $30 million dining Commons

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 9:40 am

Bates symbolically broke ground Oct. 7 during Parents & Family Weekend for a new dining Commons scheduled to open in January 2008. The new Commons will occupy space between Garcelon Field and Alumni Gym, bordering Central Avenue.

Bates’ ABC "World News" story now online

Tuesday, October 10, 2006 12:00 am

Bates College and its optional-SAT admissions policy were featured on ABC "World News" on Sunday, October 8, and the video is now available on the Bates Web site.

Modern Dance Company offers 'Speechless'

Thursday, October 5, 2006 12:00 am

The Bates College Modern Dance Company performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and noon Sunday, Oct. 8, in the college's Schaeffer Theater, 305 College St. In a program titled "Speechless," the company will present works by guest artists Jodi Melnick and Jennifer Archibald, both of New York. The performances are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6161.

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