Stories from August 2009
Teens: Mix studies with fun, and plan ahead

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:52 am

First-year Bates student Pamela Ross '13 of Fairfield, Conn., offers advice for high-school readers of the Connecticut Post. "For students applying to college," she writes, "the process comes with many tasks that must be completed in a few short months. Along with schoolwork and extracurricular obligations, students fill out applications, write essays, visit schools and do admissions interviews. To tackle all these activities, you must dive into the process headfirst and avoid wasting time."

Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

Emergency training exercise on campus Thursday

Monday, August 17, 2009 9:17 am

Bates College is partnering with the Androscoggin Unified Emergency Management Agency, St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, Central Maine Medical Center and Lewiston city services, including the fire and police departments, in an emergency training exercise at the College's Underhill Arena from 7 a.m. to noon Thursday, Aug. 20.

Public service is still a close second to family for Richard Sullivan '81

Saturday, August 15, 2009 9:05 am

The Springfield Republican profiles Rick Sullivan '81, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, an agency with 1,200 employees and a $100 million operating budget.

Kevin McHugh on the athletic experience

Thursday, August 13, 2009 2:36 pm

Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh discusses the athletic experience for Bates College students.

Welcome, Class of 2013!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 11:25 am

For students and parents new to Bates, here is a link to information from the Dean of Students Office that may be useful as you move through your first year at Bates College.

The 2009 Bates Dance Festival in review

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 2:44 pm

A mini documentary introducing the four components of the Bates Dance Festival: The Young Dancers Workshop; The Professional Training Program; The Youth Arts Program; The Presenting Series.

Up in the bid leagues

Monday, August 10, 2009 9:01 am

Las Vegas Business Press profiles Elliot Moskow '10, chairman, CEO and founder of the auction site He tells reporter Valerie Miller why he chose to site the firm, founded in 2008 at Bates, in Las Vegas: partly for family reasons (his father, a physician, lives and works there) and partly for business reasons.

The competitive bottled-water industry

Friday, August 7, 2009 9:11 am

Fox Business interviews Bryan Pullen, CEO of Summit Spring, provider of bottled water to Bates.

Alumni survey will help Bates assess science, math programs

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:20 pm

As part of a general assessment of its science and math programs, Bates is requesting that alumni who majored in those areas take part in a survey about their post-Bates careers.

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