Archives for "Service"
Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:43 pm
A school popular with students committed to social justice, Bates College presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Open to the public, the six-hour D4D on the Road Workshop will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership.
Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm
Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:11 pm
Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it's the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it's wrong.
Friday, October 21, 2011 10:28 am
A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans' relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year's tragic massacre in Norway.
Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:04 pm
The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Thursday, October 6, 2011 3:31 pm
Bates Athletics hosts L/A Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with several home games against Middlebury College. The college invites all Lewiston and Auburn schoolchildren to these events, involving the local community in the NCAA's "Take a Kid to the Game" initiative. In addition to the Bobcat athletic contests, there will be youth clinics, campus tours and other fun family activities, as well as Auburn/Lewiston Fly Football games before the Bates football game and at halftime.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 10:04 am
The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 1:49 pm
Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good...
Monday, September 26, 2011 11:44 am
Participants in an effort to provide humanitarian aid to Mexican migrants entering the U.S. will describe their work in a Bates College event at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Room G65 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Claudia Aburto Guzman, associate professor of Spanish at Bates, leads this Public Works in Progress presentation titled Representations of Trails of Compassion: Volunteer Work at the U.S.-México Border.
Thursday, September 15, 2011 8:52 am
A Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by David Campbell ’83 looks at the...