Posts from June 2007
Thursday, June 28, 2007 11:58 am
The seventh annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of appliances, furnishings, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised some $17,648 in proceeds that were divided among 18 local school and nonprofit organizations.
Tuesday, June 26, 2007 10:55 am
Eight Bates College faculty and staff members have been awarded grants by the Harward Center For Community Partnerships to support community-based educational work.
Thursday, June 21, 2007 11:09 am
Richard C. Williamson, Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of French and a charismatic catalyst of Bates community, died while en route to Louisville, Ky., with his wife, Deborah, to compete in bicycling events at the National Senior Games.
Friday, June 15, 2007 11:25 am
About 150 Bates faculty, staff, students, college Trustees and members of the local community attended and engaged in the presidential symposium A College for 'Coming Time': Diversity and Changing Demographics in Higher Education, convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen.
Friday, June 8, 2007 11:41 am
Clean Sweep, Bates College's seventh annual "garage sale" of electronics, furnishings, bikes, toys and other goods donated by departing students, takes place Saturday, June 16, at the college's Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.
Thursday, June 7, 2007 12:00 am
After nearly two months looking like a battlefield with its mud, dust, broken roots and debris, the 2.5 acre Alumni Walk site will soon sprout a bit of soothing green. According to project manager Paul Farnsworth, a handful of paper birch trees will be planted along the south edge of the site next week. These are a sort of advance guard for the 178 birches that will ultimately grace the Walk.
Monday, June 4, 2007 4:27 pm
Each spring, the College Store publishes a list of good summer reads suggested by members of the Bates community. In a new twist this year, submitters were also asked to suggest that one book they'd like to have with them if they were shipwrecked on a deserted, tropical island for several months. So, look for a few titles for desert-island reading in this, the 11th annual "Non-required Reading List, or Good Reads for Leisure Moments."