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Thirteen Bates employees who have retired or will retire this year were honored at the college’s annual Employee Recognition Luncheon on Friday, April 21. The noon luncheon and awards ceremony were held in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Retirees who have more than 10 years of service to the college received a Bates gift chair. Also recognized at the luncheon were employees observing anniversaries of service to Bates and new employees hired since Commencement 1999.
Warren Leon, executive director of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, will discuss “Consumers’ Most Important Environmental Choices” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Bates College ranks third among the most “wired” college campuses in the nation, according to the May 2000 issue of Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine.
Bates College students Kara McKeever of Westport, Conn.; David Sharratt of Canton, Maine; and Amanda Smith of Santa Fe, N.M., have been named 2000 Phillip J. Otis Fellows and will each receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.
Bates College seniors Kristen Frederick of Columbia, S.C., and Weston Noyes of Salt Lake City, Utah, are two of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive Thomas J. Watson Fellowships.
Kathryn Graff Low, a clinical psychologist and associate professor of psychology at Bates College, has been selected as a finalist for the first Pizzagalli Construction Company Celebration of Excellence Award.
The national environmental nonprofit Renew America announced today that Bates College Dining Services has been selected for a second consecutive National Award for Environmental Sustainability in the category of waste prevention/recycling. The prestigious awards are being given by Renew America to 16 programs throughout the nation.
The Bates College Orchestra, led by William Matthews, the Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will be joined by computer music composer Eric Chasalow, Bates class of 1977, in a concert featuring works commissioned by the college as part of its millennial celebration at 9 p.m. Friday, April 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Bates College students enrolled in “Literature and the Environment” will present the results of a semester-long project, “Celebrating the Places We Call Home: Stories From Lewiston-Auburn,” a series of interviews conducted with 15 Lewiston-Auburn residents about places that have particular meaning for them, at 5 p.m.Friday, April 7, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Performing a program of American composers, including works by George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein, clarinetist Richard Stoltzman will give the final performance of the 1999-2000 Bates College Concert series at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $12 for students and seniors and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6252.