Archives for "Leadership"


September 8, 2011 6:58 pm

Multimedia: an academic community begins its 154th year

Phyllis Graber Jensen captures the scenes of Convocation, which welcomed approximately 500 members of the Class of 2015 and marked…


July 21, 2011 8:51 am

Video: Sun Journal visits Lewiston summer camp founded by Sleeper ’08

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…


June 1, 2011 11:27 am

Video: Commencement 2011 honorand panel discussion

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall to share personal insights…


May 20, 2011 11:33 am

Video: Looking back, Molly Newton '11 reflects on 'Why Bates?'

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Molly Newton ’11 of Northampton,…


May 19, 2011 4:11 pm

Thirty-one (count 'em!) winning career tips from GAME Day at Bates

GAME Day 2011 was a program offering mentoring, advise and networking to student athletes from a panel of nine accomplished…


May 19, 2011 12:23 pm

GAME Day offers Bobcat career-seekers winning approaches

At 10 o’clock on a rainy Sunday morning the campus is quiet. Even the construction equipment around the Hedge and…


May 10, 2011 12:40 pm

Benjamin Mays '20 birthplace museum dedication focus of media coverage

The Associated Press and other South Carolina media cover the April 26 dedication of a museum in Greenwood, S.C., that…


May 10, 2011 10:29 am

Hofstra law dean Demleitner '89 offers keynote to law gathering

Nora V. Demleitner ’89, dean of the School of Law at Hofstra University, was honored at a March gathering of…


May 5, 2011 4:10 pm

Harward Center honors 15 persons and organizations for community work

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College has honored 15 individuals and organizations for their achievements in community collaboration. Rooted in the academic purpose of Bates, the Harward Center is a focal point for teaching and learning that connects academic and community interests. Reflecting this mission, recipients of Harward Center awards connect Bates with the larger community through collaboration, research and service.


May 2, 2011 2:47 pm

Sentiments sweet, feet fleet as dance alumni celebrate Plavins

The standing ovation alone would have been plenty. But, lest there be any doubt about the reason for the gathering, a few dozen Bates dancers put it into words, too: “We love you, Marcy.” The shout-out to Marcy Plavin kicked off an April 30 evening of dance honoring the retired Bates dance director and her husband, the late Leonard Plavin, a photographer who compiled an invaluable visual archive depicting 40 years of dance at the college.