Stories about "Service"
Clean Sweep raises more than $16,000 for local nonprofits

Thursday, July 7, 2011 1:04 pm

The 11th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College's green "garage sale" of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised $16,540 in proceeds that will be divided among 13 local nonprofit organizations.

Citation: Distinguished Service Award winner Gretchen Shorter Davis '61

Thursday, June 16, 2011 2:35 pm

Citation for Papaioanou Distinguished Service Award winner Gretchen Shorter Davis ’61, delivered...

Reunion 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 1:56 pm

With Reunion 2011 now in the books, here’s a tour of the...

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, revised

Monday, June 13, 2011 8:40 am

Hello from Bates! Here is a revised preview of public events at the college during summer 2011.

Clean Sweep, Bates' mighty 'garage sale,' slated for June 18

Monday, June 6, 2011 4:43 pm

A "garage sale" on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers, Bates College's Clean Sweep returns for the 11th year at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Video: President Hansen's Baccalaureate address on 'figuring out what comes next'

Monday, June 6, 2011 1:00 pm

In her annual Baccalaureate address, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen tells the seniors...

Events Schedule: Summer 2011, corrected

Friday, May 20, 2011 4:57 pm

Hello from Bates! This preview of public events at the college for...

Faculty members Duina, Fra-Molinero, Read, Vecsey promoted

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:14 am

At its May 14 meeting, the Bates College Board of Trustees voted to promote three faculty members from associate professor to full professor, and one lecturer to senior lecturer. The promotions take effect in August, at the start of the college's academic year. The faculty members are Francesco Duina, sociology (promoted to professor), Baltasar Fra-Molinero, romance languages and literatures (professor), Kirk Read, romance languages and literatures (professor) and Katalin Vecsey, theater and rhetoric (senior lecturer).

Faculty promotions, 2011: Francesco Duina

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:12 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Francesco Duina is a sociologist whose research interests include economic sociology, international political economy, historical institutionalism, globalization, comparative regional integration and the sociology of culture. He serves as chair of the sociology department at Bates and has been a visiting professor at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. At Bates he has taught economic sociology, comparative sociology, sociological theory, globalization, European integration and the sociology of competition.

Faculty promotions, 2011: Baltasar Fra-Molinero

Friday, May 20, 2011 10:10 am

Promoted to full professor in May 2011, Baltasar Fra-Molinero is a professor of Spanish whose research interests include the Spanish Golden Age and Spanish-American colonial literature. He focuses on the representation of blacks and their diaspora and is the author of the book La imagen de los negros en el teatro del Siglo de Oro ("The image of the black in the theater of the Golden Age"; Siglo XXI, 1995).

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