Archives for "Alumni life"


April 10, 2004 12:41 pm

Bates announces speakers, honorary degree recipients for May 31 commencement

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at the 138th commencement at Bates College May 31, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced today.


March 25, 2004 9:06 am

Physician-credentialing expert to speak at Bates College

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents Michael Jeresaty, a member of the Bates College class of 1985 and a founding vice president of Garnet Health Systems Corporation, in a discussion of his work at 7 p.m. Monday, March 29, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.


February 4, 2004 3:51 pm

Author to discuss black masculinity in Bates talk

Author, filmmaker, writer and professor Melvin B. Donalson, a member of the Bates Class of 1973, will give a lecture titled “Black Masculinity in American Cinema” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.


October 30, 2003 1:21 pm

Bates-Bowdoin feud lives again as Class of '60 players return

This weekend Alan Wayne ’60 will complete a coast-to-coast visit of two of the nation’s most historic college football fields. Last Saturday, Wayne was at the Rose Bowl with 61,788 spectators, reporting on the Arizona State-UCLA game. This weekend he will be in the stands at Garcelon Field with a number of Bates football alumni from his era.


August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.


April 25, 2003 9:17 am

Alumni share expertise in arts, humanities, busines

Whatever their occupations, Bates alumni know their experiences since graduation constitute a knowledge resource that can benefit fellow alumni as well as today’s students. And they’re not stingy with that resource.


January 20, 2003 1:58 pm

Career seminars link liberal arts, entrepreneurial success

The virtues of a liberal arts education don’t spring immediately to mind when you imagine two guys putt-putting around Nantucket Harbor peddling homemade fruit juice to thirsty boaters. But there’s a real connection between the entrepreneurial spirit behind a business like Nantucket Nectars — which today employs 150 and markets its extensive juice line in 40 states, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean — and the traits nurtured at small liberal arts colleges.


December 18, 2002 3:16 pm

New study suggests that choice of college really matters

Does the type of school an undergraduate attends really make a difference? A new survey of college and university alumni suggests that it does.


November 13, 2002 2:42 pm

Porters' Progress founder visits Bates College to describe work in Nepal

Ben Ayers, a 1999 Bates College graduate and founder of an organization that supports expeditionary porters in Nepal, brings a presentation about Porters’ Progress to Bates at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Benjamin Mays center, 95 Russell St. Ayers’ presentation is open to the public at no charge.


November 11, 2002 4:00 pm

What the national publications are saying about Bates

National college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.