Stories about "Impact"
Program links student volunteers, community needs

Monday, September 19, 2005 4:23 pm

For the fourth year, Bates College students are coordinating a program that matches fellow students with volunteer opportunities in the Lewiston-Auburn region. Seniors all, the four student volunteer fellows at Bates during the 2005-06 academic year are Emily Hoffer of Danville, Vt.; Sarah Mengel of Westport, Conn.; Christopher Petrella of Somers, Conn.; and Katie Seamon of Leverett, Mass.

At Bates, ‘everyone’s been great’ to students sent by Katrina

Tuesday, September 13, 2005 11:39 am

The school year wasn't supposed to start this way. Instead of easing into her New Orleans apartment and her Tulane University course work, Maddy O'Brien of Winthrop, Maine, found herself spending school's first week as an evacuee 125 miles away in Lafayette, La. — one of the hundreds of thousands unsure of what Hurricane Katrina had done to their lives.

Bates responds to Hurricane Katrina

Wednesday, September 7, 2005 4:15 pm

Bates College has joined the international outpouring of support for the Gulf Coast regions devastated by Hurricane Katrina (see links below).

Fund drive under way as a vigil is planned for victims

Wednesday, September 7, 2005 11:50 am

The Bates College community has launched the Katrina Relief Initiative (KRI), a fund-raising effort spearheaded by students, faculty and staff, and supported by the Office of the Chaplain and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Bates offers free tuition to Maine students displaced by Katrina

Thursday, September 1, 2005 1:16 pm

Bates College has announced that any Maine undergraduates enrolled at colleges or universities in the New Orleans and Mississippi Gulf Coast area devastated by Hurricane Katrina will be welcome to take courses for credit without charge at Bates College this fall semester.

Maine governor, Legislature honor Bates' 150th anniversary

Monday, May 2, 2005 3:43 pm

The state of Maine's pivotal role in the founding of Bates College 150 years ago made Monday afternoon's Statehouse celebration, featuring a "Bates College Day" proclamation by Maine Gov. John Baldacci and a legislative joint resolution sponsored by State Sen. Peggy Rotundo, D-Androscoggin, a proud event for both college and state.

Bates ranked in top 5 percent of national athletics programs

Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:11 am

In its highest rating ever, the Bates College athletics program has been ranked 19th out of 420 in the NCAA Division III winter rankings.

Bates selected as "College with a Conscience"

Friday, April 8, 2005 10:01 am

Bates College is one of the nation's best colleges fostering social responsibility and public service according to The Princeton Review and Campus Compact.

Bates geologist receives $50,190 for climate-change research

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:39 am

Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.

Basketball teams prep for playoff showdowns in Alumni Gym

Wednesday, February 16, 2005 3:44 pm

For the first time in Bates history, the men’s and women’s basketball teams both finished in the top four of NESCAC, giving the Bobcats home court advantage in two first-round playoff games this Saturday.

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