Archives for "Alumni life"

Monday

May 18, 2015 1:57 pm

‘Working Weekend’ alumni say: Harmonize your interests, strengths

‘Working Weekend’ alumni say: Harmonize your interests, strengths

Bates College alumni helped students explore how to create meaning in their working lives during the May 16 “Working Weekend” event.

Tuesday

May 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Dissanayake ’09 to perform in May 14 gamelan, puppetry event

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 has come back to Bates College to work with students and take part in a performance of puppetry and gamelan music on May 14.

Monday

April 27, 2015 10:37 am

Dance alumni to perform, pay tribute to program founder Plavin

Dance alumni to perform, pay tribute to program founder Plavin

On May 2, dozens of dance alumni return to Bates College to perform in a reunion concert and pay tribute to dance program founder Marcy Plavin.

Monday

April 6, 2015 2:47 pm

Students, guest speaker present education symposium at Bates

Students, guest speaker present education symposium at Bates

The Bates College education department hosts a symposium comprising student presentations followed by a keynote address on April 8.

Friday

April 3, 2015 11:55 am

With at least $5,000 in the offing, student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas

With at least $5,000 in the offing, student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas

Bobcat Ventures, a Bates College student organization dedicated to entrepreneurship, is sponsoring a business idea competition on April 4.

Thursday

March 26, 2015 9:14 am

Valerie Smith ’75 will be ‘an exceptional president’ for Swarthmore College

Valerie Smith ’75 will be ‘an exceptional president’ for Swarthmore College

Valerie Smith ’75 being named Swarthmore’s next president is a case of good news getting better.

Wednesday

March 18, 2015 1:47 pm

Gaffney ’67, peak performance coach, up next in ‘Purposeful Work Unplugged’

Gaffney ’67, peak performance coach, up next in ‘Purposeful Work Unplugged’

The “Purposeful Work Unplugged” series welcomes consulting psychologist Carol Gaffney to Bates College for a question-and-answer session on March 19.

Tuesday

March 3, 2015 4:41 pm

Capital Trio to perform music of Beethoven and William Matthews

Capital Trio to perform music of Beethoven and William Matthews

The Capital Trio performs at Bates College on March 6.

Thursday

February 19, 2015 10:46 am

Faculty from Columbia, Yale law schools to speak at Bates

On successive evenings in February, Bates College presents two lectures by noted scholars from the law schools at Columbia and…

Friday

February 13, 2015 9:57 am

On Valentine’s weekend, exploring and exploding the 60 percent alumni marriage myth

On Valentine’s weekend, exploring and exploding the 60 percent alumni marriage myth

Though untrue, the “fact” that 60 percent of Bates alumni are married to a fellow alum gets passed on from generation to generation.