Archives for "Service"
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Bates’ 2016 Projects for Peace tackle food security, arts education

Friday, May 6, 2016 9:33 am

Bates College students Bantu Mabaso '18, Miles Schelling '16 and Megan Lubetkin '16 have received Projects for Peace grants for work in Swaziland and India.

Alisa Amador ’18 of Cambridge, Mass., works with a budding author on designing a chapter book at the Lewiston Public Library. Amador  volunteers with the mobile Art Van for area children. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:54 am

The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan '62 and the late Jim Carignan '61, a deeply respected Bates couple.

Philip Warburg, a lawyer, former Conservation Law Foundation president and author of "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future."
Author of ‘America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future’ to speak

Monday, November 16, 2015 9:02 am

Author Philip Warburg gives a talk at Bates College titled "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future" on Nov. 16.

Becca Stevens is the founder of Thistle Farms.
Nov. 12 Civic Forum: Founder of enterprise that empowers at-risk women

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 1:05 pm

Founder of Thistle Farms, a social enterprise supporting women at risk, Becca Stevens speaks at Bates College on Nov. 12.

Leaders and leadership
U.S. Sen. Angus King to discuss D.C.’s workings in Civic Forum

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:56 pm

U.S. Sen. Angus King will deliver remarks titled "How Washington Works (Or Doesn't)" at Bates on Oct. 14.

Jason DeFelice '17 of Salem, N.H., an intern with with Outright L/A, poses at the Lewiston Public Library prior to leading a Q-and-A with LGBT youth. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

Friday, September 11, 2015 9:46 am

A neuroscience major, DeFelice say his internship in Lewiston reaffirmed his goal to become a psychiatrist and work with transgender youth.

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Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

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Calling all bargain-hunters: Clean Sweep returns June 20 for 15th year

Thursday, June 4, 2015 1:08 pm

Bates College presents its 15th annual Clean Sweep "garage sale" on June 20 at the Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Ruchira Gupta, at left, shown with presenter Demi Moore, receives the 2009 Clinton Global Initiative award. (Apne Aap Women Worldwide)
Sex-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta to speak

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:06 am

Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of an organization fighting sex trafficking in India, discusses the abolition of the sex trade in a Bates College event on March 17.

Bates men's lacrosse coach Peter Lasagna (with back to camera) works with fourth-graders at Martel School on Jan. 21, 2015, during the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

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