Archives for "Service"

Tuesday

June 24, 2008 12:00 pm

Clean Sweep sale raises nearly $12,000 for local nonprofits

The eighth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College “garage sale” of appliances, furnishings, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised nearly $12,000 in proceeds that will be divided among 14 local nonprofit organizations.

Tuesday

June 10, 2008 11:05 am

Eighth annual Clean Sweep sale benefits environment, local nonprofits

Bates’ eighth annual Clean Sweep sale takes place this year from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St. The sale is open to the public.

Sunday

June 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Community Fabric

‘Responsive and willing’ is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates’ 1,700 students in ‘significant community-based learning,’ from internships to research.

Sunday

May 25, 2008 3:07 pm

Bates' commitment to social change goes where you go, graduates told

“This college’s commitment to service and social change is in its DNA,” literary scholar Pauline Yu told some 440 members of the graduating Class of 2008. “And now it’s in yours.”

Tuesday

May 20, 2008 11:28 am

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twenty individuals and organizations that received the second annual Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Thursday

May 15, 2008 2:08 pm

Athletics and volunteerism work together for Nate Kellogg '09

As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Nate Kellogg ’09 coordinates volunteer activities for Bates…

Thursday

May 15, 2008 12:00 pm

Athletics and volunteerism work together for Nate Kellogg '09

As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Nate Kellogg ’09 coordinates volunteer activities for Bates sports teams and clubs.

Thursday

May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

Wednesday

May 7, 2008 2:16 pm

Composition One-on-One

Students teach students as writing becomes an explicit value of the Bates curriculum.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:03 am

Harward Center awards Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has awarded three Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants to Bates faculty members, the first of two rounds of awards for 2007-08. These “PEAP” grants are designed to offer faculty and staff significant support for publicly engaged teaching, research, cultural and other community projects. In the current round, three faculty-led projects received grants totaling $11,223.