Stories about "Service"
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Leigh Campbell ’64 tribute highlights Reunion 2016 alumni awards

Monday, June 13, 2016 3:57 pm

At the Annual Gathering of the Alumni Association on June 11 during Reunion, five alumni were honored for their contributions to the college.

George Fiske '19 of West Hartford, Conn., cuts wire that holds derelict chain-link fencing to posts on Mount David during the EcoService Day project on May 21. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Is the student-led Mount David cleanup a model for a litter-free hill?

Monday, June 13, 2016 12:51 pm

Mount David's stewardship reflects a truism from that famous 1970s TV commercial: “People start pollution. People can stop it."

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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.

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.

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