Archives for "Financial aid"

Thursday

April 14, 2011 3:05 pm

Bates a top school for ROI, says Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek and PayScale say Bates is best in Maine and in top 12 percent of U.S. colleges and universities for return on investment.

Friday

November 12, 2010 12:27 pm

'We are partners' is theme of Garcelon-sponsored admission panel

Families from the Lewiston-Auburn area who are beginning the college search heard encouraging words recently from Nancy Cable, vice president…

Friday

November 5, 2010 2:06 pm

Free panel discussion Nov. 11 at Bates demystifies college search process

Topics include “Interviewing Tips” and “Financial Aid Basics.”

Friday

April 30, 2010 11:51 am

Scholarship luncheon: A time of reflection and thanks

At a recent luncheon, donors who have made the Bates’ experience possible for a new generation met some of the students who benefit from their generosity.

Friday

June 9, 2006 12:00 am

Alumni awards highlight 138th annual Reunion

Bates alumni arriving for their College’s 138th Reunion anticipated traditional revelry and fellowship as well as a chance to honor their own. All awards will be presented Saturday during the midday Alumni Awards Ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium due to rain.

Tuesday

September 13, 2005 11:39 am

At Bates, 'everyone's been great' to students sent by Katrina

The school year wasn’t supposed to start this way. Instead of easing into her New Orleans apartment and her Tulane University course work, Maddy O’Brien of Winthrop, Maine, found herself spending school’s first week as an evacuee 125 miles away in Lafayette, La. — one of the hundreds of thousands unsure of what Hurricane Katrina had done to their lives.

Thursday

July 28, 2005 9:25 am

Five alumni elected to Bates Board of Trustees

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced five appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Robert E. Burke of Boston, Mass.; Marjorie Northrop Friedman of Dallas, Texas; Jennifer L.Guckel of Charlestown, Mass.; Dana Petersen Moore of Baltimore, Md.; and Quoc K. Tran of Omaha, Neb.

Tuesday

May 17, 2005 12:50 pm

Papaioanou event honors 'relationships that give so much to the world'

Andrew Carnegie probably never considered making a gift in honor of fellow philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. But on Monday afternoon, one champion of Bates philanthropy honored another as the College inaugurated the Helen A. Papaioanou, M.D. ’49 Chair in the Biological Sciences, established as part of a multimillion gift several years ago by Ralph T. Perry ’51 and his wife, Mary Louise Seldenfleur.

Friday

December 10, 2004 3:04 pm

Bates to raise scholarship funds for local students

Bates College announced today a campaign to raise scholarship funds for local students who attend the liberal arts institution. Longtime Auburn resident and Bates parent Barbara Trafton will lead the fund-raising effort for a new endowment that will be dedicated to the financial support of students from Lewiston, Auburn and surrounding communities in Androscoggin County.

Monday

October 11, 2004 12:40 pm

Bates announces $120 million campaign, largest in its history

Bates College announced the public phase of the most ambitious fund-raising effort in its history Oct. 9 – a $120 million campaign focused on endowment for greater student financial aid, academic programs and facilities improvements.