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The Auburn School Department, in collaboration with four students at Bates College, is opening an environmental summer day camp for students in grades 2-8 at the 13-acre Auburn Land Lab located in the C.P. Wight School at the northern end of Lake Auburn. Transportation is available.
There are openings still available in both sessions of the Bates College basketball camp, led by Jim Murphy and Joe Reilly, Bates women’s and men’s basketball coaches respectively.
The Rev. Peter J. Gomes, a 1965 graduate of Bates College and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and minister in the Memorial Church at Harvard University, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Award Saturday, June 6 during reunion weekend at the Bates campus.
Approximately 1,300 alumni, friends and family will convene at Bates College for the 1998 Reunion Weekend June 5-7.
Two Dennysville artists will exhibit their work at the Bates College Museum of Art in an upper-gallery exhibit, “Phil Sultz: Painted Collage; Jan Sultz: Stoneware Forms,” June 5-Aug. 15. An opening reception will be held June 5 at 7 p.m. in the museum located in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Georgia Nell Nigro, associate professor of psychology at Bates College, has been named one of two 1998 recipients of the Maine Campus Compact (MCC) Faculty Service-Learning Award, one of the most prestigious awards for community service in the state of Maine.
Profile of Bates’ class of 1998.
Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 132nd commencement exercises Monday in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Doris Kearns-Goodwin, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.
The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, will offer a three-week Youth Arts Program July 27-Aug. 15 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Ave.
Franco Festivities, a documentary about Maine’s Franco American culture by Maine filmmaker…