Archives for "Leadership"
Janelle Lyford '13, admission tour guide, gives a midsummer tour of the Bates campus.
NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

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

President Clayton Spencer, who led the establishment of Harvard's Crimson Summer Academy, speaks at the program's 10th anniversary event on Oct. 30, 2013. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard)
President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:42 am

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

The College Key's Distinguished Alumnus in Residence, Winfield Brown '89 meets with students to discuss careers in healthcare during a campus visit on Nov. 12. Photo by Sarah Crosby/Bates College.
U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

Friday, November 15, 2013 8:36 am

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.

President Clayton Spencer, who led the establishment of Harvard's Crimson Summer Academy, speaks at the program's 10th anniversary event on Oct. 30, 2013. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard)
Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Friday, November 8, 2013 9:55 am

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

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

Friday, November 1, 2013 10:38 am

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

on August 27, 2013.
Video: For AESOP trip leaders, Katahdin is the goal, camaraderie the result

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:04 pm

Joining a preorientation AESOP trip this year, photographer Mike Bradley captures the...

David Pless ’13 prepares to throw the shot, en route to winning his second consecutive NCAA Division III indoor title in 2012 and breaking the NCAA Division III Indoor record by 9.5 inches. Photograph by Stephen Mally/NCAA.
NCAA champion David Pless ’13, the ‘consummate gift,’ profiled by hometown newspaper

Monday, July 29, 2013 2:47 pm

Profiled in his hometown Atlanta newspaper, NCAA shot put champion David Pless...

Bonner Leader Mary Osborne '13, a volunteer for the Somali Bantu Youth Organization, tutors a student in English at the Lewiston Public Library. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Fall 2013

Thursday, July 25, 2013 2:45 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships helps build the capacity of new...

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With passion for design and ability to form ‘substantive partnerships,’ Baumann ’87 appointed Cooper-Hewitt director

Friday, June 28, 2013 11:00 am

Caroline Baumann '87 is "passionate about design and reaching people — physically and digitally — with its lessons and insights.”

Brad Adams '92 is congratulated by President Clayton Spencer as he receives the Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community on June 8, 2013, at Reunion. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Adams ’92 receives Stangle Award for Distinguished Service

Monday, June 10, 2013 9:57 am

Established in 2012, the Stangle Award recognizes leaders who help Bates people become better professionals in their careers and volunteer work.

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