Stories about "Service"
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.

Chick Leahey (right) runs a bunting drill during an early spring practice in the Gray Athletic Building. (Photo courtesy of the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
As Chick Leahey’s jersey number is retired, 11 things to know about the great Bates coach and man

Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

At halftime of tomorrow's Homecoming football game, Bates will retire the No. 11 baseball jersey worn by William "Chick" Leahey ’52 during his 36 years as head coach.

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Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Friday, September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine's economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.

Evan Cooper '15 poses for a portrait at Pine Tree Legal, where he is working to provide legal aide to those who can't afford it, during a summer internship sponsored by the Harward Center. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:41 am

Evan Cooper '15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn't afford it.

Brenna Callahan works with an unidentified pupil at Montello School. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost in L-A

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:00 am

Brenna Callahan '15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.

The fun begins during the 2014 Clean Sweep "garage sale" at Bates. (Alexander Hulse '15)
Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:48 am

Clean Sweep 2014: reducing waste, strengthening community bonds and generating money for nonprofit organizations.

Esther Rosenthal Mechler '64, right, receives the Alumni Community Service Award from President Clayton Spencer at the Annual Gathering of the Alumni Association on June 7, 2014. (H. Lincoln Benedict)
Animal welfare leader Esther Rosenthal Mechler ’64 receives Alumni Community Service Award

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 3:28 pm

Mechler's advocacy has change the face of animal welfare programs around the world.

Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, 2014
10 Bates students and alumni awarded Fulbright grants

Thursday, June 5, 2014 8:38 am

Recognized as a "top producer" of prestigious Fulbright grants, Bates again runs true to form.

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Clean Sweep, a ‘garage sale on a massive scale,’ returns to L-A on June 14

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 9:00 am

A garage sale on a massive scale, Bates presents its annual Clean Sweep on June 14.

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