Stories about "Alumni"
Christopher Petrella '06 makes a point during a meeting of the college's  Justice and Equity Reading Group on Sept. 13, 2017. Petrella, faculty lecturer and associate director of programs for the Office of Equity and Diversity, is the group organizer. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates in the News: Sept. 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 11:00 am

Items include a Washington Post op-ed by Chris Petrella '06, who says we shouldn't be shocked that white supremacists can also be well-educated.

Bud Horne, 92, finishes The Old First Night Run on Saturday, July 31, 2017. Horne has been running in the race since it first started, over 40 years ago. (Photograph by Erin Clark / The Daily Chautauquan)
10 rules for road races from 92-year-old Bud Horne ’49

Friday, August 25, 2017 8:39 am

Bud Horne ’49, who as a Bates cross-country runner won a Maine state championship, keeps on going.

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In the eclipse’s path, these 10 Bates alumni are totally ready

Friday, August 18, 2017 10:57 am

From west to east, alumni in the path of Monday's total eclipse talk about their plans, what's afoot in their towns, and what has surprised them so far.

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: See how students find purpose in their Bates-funded summer internships

Thursday, August 17, 2017 3:49 pm

J.R. Watanasiri '19 came to Bates to major in biochemistry with a pre-med focus. But he liked tuna, too. Can Bates help him combine the two?

The Bates classes that celebrated 2017 Reunions, including the high-energy 5th Reunion Class of 2012, boosted their Bates Fund giving by 53 percent over 2016. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Gifts to Bates top $27 million in 2016-17, new Bates Fund record set

Thursday, August 10, 2017 4:46 pm

The record $6.98 million total for the annual Bates Fund, a priority of The Bates Campaign, is a 7 percent jump.

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‘Tremendous teammate’ Rob Gomez ’05 forgoes race victory to help a fallen runner

Thursday, August 10, 2017 2:50 pm

With the finish of the world-class Beach to Beacon in sight, and a Maine title on the line, Gomez slowed to help a staggering fellow runner finish first.

On a balmy February day, Sadie James ’17 of Avon, Maine, skis her way to the 5K classical win at the Bates Carnival, becoming the first Bates woman in 14 years to win an EISA carnival Nordic race. (Steve Fuller ’82/Flying Point Road)
Relive the top seven Bates sports moments of 2016–17

Thursday, June 22, 2017 1:13 pm

We’ve compiled the top seven sports moments of the 2016–17 Bates College school year. Feel free to add to the list in the comments section.

Bates is a green campus. A plant glistens after a late spring shower. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College) 
Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Thursday, June 22, 2017 11:30 am

We’ve finally transitioned from spring to summer.

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Q&A: Novelist Elizabeth Strout ’77 interviewed by President Spencer

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:09 am

The Pulitzer Prize–winning author talks about her approach to writing, being an English major at Bates, and how being a Mainer has given her the "opposite of a worldview."

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Slideshow: Reunion Alumni Parade, captured by Bates photographers

Thursday, June 15, 2017 1:26 pm

Photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Rene Roy found all the 'Cats, kids, dogs, hugs, smiles, signs, and banners of the great parade.

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