Archives for "Leadership"

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.

Tuesday

June 10, 2014 3:26 pm

William “Chick” Leahey ’52, celebrated Bates baseball coach, receives Papaioanou Award for Extraordinary Service

William “Chick” Leahey ’52, celebrated Bates baseball coach, receives Papaioanou Award for Extraordinary Service

Leahey was joined by fellow award recipients Esther Rosenthal Mechler ’64, Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04, Elizabeth Metz McNab ’64, and Victoria Wyeth ’01.

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.

Tuesday

April 8, 2014 2:54 pm

Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Lisa Barry ’77, a veteran of 35 years of international government relations work, has joined the Bates Board of Trustees.

Thursday

March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie ’36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

Wednesday

January 15, 2014 10:42 am

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live, the event is hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Friday

November 15, 2013 8:36 am

U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

Well-timed against the failed launch of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange website, Brown put a fine point on the economic forces influencing healthcare today.

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:55 am

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.

Friday

November 1, 2013 10:38 am

Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

“When you have talented teacher-scholars mentoring very bright, internationally oriented students, you get great results in the fellowship arena.”