Archives for "Careers and professions"

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.

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.

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.

Thursday

November 6, 2014 11:01 am

Top L.L.Bean, Seattle Chocolates executives to discuss purposeful work

Top L.L.Bean, Seattle Chocolates executives to discuss purposeful work

In the latest in a series of Bates College events exploring purposeful work, the CEO of Seattle Chocolates and the CMO for retailer L.L.Bean discuss their experiences on Nov. 10.

Tuesday

August 19, 2014 10:41 am

Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Evan Cooper ’15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn’t afford it.

Friday

June 27, 2014 1:41 pm

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

The highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships are worth up to $50,000 annually for graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:00 am

Five things everyone should know about the fearless, pioneering journalist William Worthy ’42

Five things everyone should know about the fearless, pioneering journalist William Worthy ’42

Worthy’s recent death at age 92 attracted national attention, including obituaries in The New York Times and The Washington Post.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Monday

April 21, 2014 3:00 pm

Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Stangle’s visit was part of the Voices in Entrepreneurship series sponsored by the college’s Purposeful Work initiative.