Archives for "Impact"

Tuesday

December 16, 2014 10:44 am

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.

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.

Tuesday

December 2, 2014 4:07 pm

Noontime demonstration brings Ferguson to Bates

Noontime demonstration brings Ferguson to Bates

At noon on Dec. 2, more than 60 Bates students put their outrage about the outcome of the Michael Brown case in a place where it could not be overlooked: Commons at the height of lunch hour.

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.

Tuesday

November 4, 2014 4:36 pm

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.

Thursday

October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience.”

Wednesday

October 29, 2014 10:00 am

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Wiemers built an “integrated library and information services organization [that is] regarded as a national model among liberal arts colleges,” said President Spencer.

Friday

October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

At halftime of tomorrow’s Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William “Chick” Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

Tuesday

June 10, 2014 3:27 pm

Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04 receive Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Together and as individuals, Katie and Christian embody the Bates values of citizenship, community and integrity.

Wednesday

May 7, 2014 11:00 pm

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

In a public show of support, the Stangle family joins the multimillion dollar Catalyst Fund effort supporting the college’s strategic initiatives.