Archives for "Alumni life"

Wednesday

March 17, 2004 10:08 am

State Department official launches Distinguished Alumni in Residence program

Chantal Berry Dalton ’69, a career diplomat with the U.S. State Department, is the inaugural speaker in the new Distinguished Alumni in Residence program at Bates College.

Wednesday

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.

Thursday

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.

Friday

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.

Friday

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.

Wednesday

March 5, 2003 3:54 pm

SignalQuest co-founders to speak at their alma mater

SignalQuest co-founders to speak at their alma mater

The college Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents a talk by the Bates alumni who co-founded the New Hampshire high-tech sensor development firm SignalQuest at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Monday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Monday

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.