Archives for "Admissions"
May 17, 2005 12:50 pm
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.
April 18, 2005 10:45 am
Bates College is the nation’s “best value” college, The Princeton Review announced April 18. The New York-based education services company features the school in its “Top 10 Best Value Colleges” ranking list in the 2006 edition of its book, “America’s Best Value Colleges,” which goes on sale April 19, 2005.
December 10, 2004 3:04 pm
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.
October 27, 2004 1:03 pm
On Thursday, Nov. 11, high school students from all over Maine will visit Bates College for Maine Day.
October 11, 2004 12:40 pm
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.
October 10, 2004 11:09 am
PowerPoint presentation on 20-year Optional SAT study to the National Association for College Admissions Counseling national conference in Milwaukee Oct. 1 by William C. Hiss, Bates College vice president for external affairs. Use of this information is embargoed to Oct.1.
October 1, 2004 11:33 am
A paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling.
September 7, 2004 11:50 am
Matriculation Dinner Remarks 2004.
August 25, 2004 9:31 am
Organized and run by students, the Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program — commonly known by its acronym, AESOP — puts Bates first-years, guided by older peers, onto hiking trails and into kayaks.
August 25, 2004 9:28 am
In the U.S. News & World Report 2005 edition of America’s Best Colleges, Bates is ranked 22nd among 217 national liberal arts colleges. The magazine says its rankings are based on a mix of peer assessment, rates of student retention and graduation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving. Since 1987, with the exception of 1991, Bates’ rank has ranged from 18th to 23rd.