Archives for "Alumni life"

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.

Wednesday

December 3, 2014 4:11 pm

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Friday

November 7, 2014 12:00 pm

Multimedia: Homecoming 2014 gave the Bobcat faithful something to cheer about

Multimedia: Homecoming 2014 gave the Bobcat faithful something to cheer about

“Why not grow young once more in contact with the undergraduates?” wrote Harry Rowe, Class of 1912, when he invited alumni to attend the very first Homecoming, back in 1920. That’s still a good definition of Homecoming.