Posts from 2013
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‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:00 pm

While acts of philanthropy got most private colleges going, the tradition of the alumni fund is a relative newcomer.

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Audio Slide Show: ‘Mentoring and Learning’ — Kim Sullivan fosters college aspirations

Friday, June 21, 2013 12:46 pm

Bonner Leader Kim Sullivan ’13 discusses her commitment to the City of...

Giles Giguere of Higgins Custom Painting in Lewiston works on removing 60 layers of paint from the columns of Hathorn Hall. Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Hathorn Hall’s columns get stripped down and freshened up

Friday, June 21, 2013 10:26 am

Before being painted, Hathorn Hall's columns get the bare naked treatment.

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Multimedia: Reunion 2013

Thursday, June 13, 2013 7:27 am

Welcome to complete multimedia coverage of Reunion 2013 at Bates College. Reunion...

Audio Slide Show: ‘Committed and Dashing’ — Mikey Arsnow and the Deansmen storm the town

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 10:54 am

Mikey Arsnow ’14 is a member of the Deansmen. Here he explains...

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Revealed: Who coined the distinctive Bates cheer ‘Great day to be a Bobcat’?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 6:39 pm

Reunion Weekend was an opportune time to discover who coined the cheer "Great day to be a Bobcat."

Emily "Libby" Egan was one of four seniors to be honored by the Harward Center for outstanding community-engaged academic work. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Harward Center for Community Partnerships awards recognize 18

Monday, June 10, 2013 4:09 pm

The seventh annual Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards recognized 18 individuals and organizations on May 8.

Creating knowledge: Daniel Paseltiner '16 works on mathematical group theory for the course nicknamed "Math Camp" during Short Term 2013. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

Monday, June 10, 2013 1:58 pm

If you want to know how the Bates education addresses student needs, developmental and intellectual, it's hard to imagine anyone better equipped than Jill Reich.

Brad Adams '92 is congratulated by President Clayton Spencer as he receives the Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community on June 8, 2013, at Reunion. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Adams ’92 receives Stangle Award for Distinguished Service

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:57 am

Established in 2012, the Stangle Award recognizes leaders who help Bates people become better professionals in their careers and volunteer work.

Julia Sleeper '08, recipient of the Distinguished Young Alumni Award at Reunion for her work with Tree Street Youth Center in Lewiston, poses with President Clayton Spencer. Photograph by H. Lincoln Benedict '09.
Sleeper ’08 receives Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:43 am

The Distinguished Young Alumni Award is presented to a recent graduate for exceptional volunteer service to Bates and distinction in his or her career.

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