Archives for "Leadership"
Convocation 2004: In praise of the 'courage of ordinary people'

Thursday, September 9, 2004 3:20 pm

"Everybody who acts is uncertain," author Paul Rogat Loeb told the Bates College community and its Class of 2008 during the Sept. 8 ceremony marking the start of the college's 150th academic year.

Alumni honored at Reunion

Saturday, June 12, 2004 11:37 am

Weston L. Bonney '50, a distinguished banker, longtime college Trustee and a volunteer who has worked tirelessly in Maine and abroad to advance education, arts and commerce, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal, the College's highest alumni award, at the 136th Reunion Alumni Awards Ceremony on June 12.

'Seed of Sarah' author Judith Magyar Isaacson, former Bates dean, honored by Maine Women's Hall of Fame

Tuesday, February 10, 2004 4:00 pm

Judith Magyar Isaacson of Auburn, author of the acclaimed "Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor" and a champion of women's rights at Bates College during the 1970s, is one of this year's two inductees into the Maine Women's Hall of Fame.

Terry Beckmann named vice president for finance and administration at Bates

Thursday, November 6, 2003 3:01 pm

Terry Beckmann has been named vice president for finance and administration at Bates College, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen recently announced. Beckmann has also been re-elected by the college's Board of Trustees to the position of treasurer, which she first assumed in January 2003.

Bates Democrats honor Muskie '36

Wednesday, October 23, 2002 9:14 am

In an appearance sponsored by the Bates Democrats, the memory of Edmund S. Muskie '36 -- Maine governor, U.S. senator and secretary of state -- will be honored in a talk by U.S. Rep. John Baldacci at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue. The talk is open to the public at no charge.

Matt Lauer from NBC goes sky high with Lt. Cmdr. J.J. Cummings '89

Friday, May 3, 2002 3:28 pm

U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. J.J. Cummings and his wife, Sara Hagan Cummings, both Bates '89, were interviewed March 26 and 27, 2002, when Cummings' aircraft carrier, the USS Theodore Roosevelt, returned to Norfolk, Va., after an extended deployment off Afghanistan.

Bates to bestow degree on Julian Bond

Monday, March 22, 1999 3:10 pm

Julian Bond, an active participant in the movements for civil rights, economic justice and peace for more than three decades, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Bates College at noon Wednesday, April 7, in Alumni Gymnasium as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation -- a time when the college reflects on the principles that were at its founding and continue to sustain it. The public is invited to attend the convocation without charge.

Womanist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

Sunday, September 20, 1998 1:54 pm

The construction of social ethics, drawing on the resources available in African-American women's literary tradition, will be the topic of the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture at Bates Sunday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Lanesboro student leads Bates' AESOP orientation

Thursday, August 21, 1997 1:26 pm

Two-hundred and thirty-six incoming students -- half the class of 2001 at Bates College -- will first face physical rigors, while hiking, rock climbing, canoing, backpacking or mountain biking in the Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) orientation. Dan Voisin, a Bates senior from Lanesboro, Mass., is overseeing the preorientation program, including transportation, food and gear procurement as well as training the 52 student-trip leaders.

Gov. Angus King to speak

Thursday, April 17, 1997 3:52 pm

Gov. Angus King will speak on "Leadership: Reflections at Midterm," at 4:30 p.m. April 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

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