Archives for "Service"


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.


March 17, 2008 10:20 am

Erin Reed '08 and Lots to Gardens receive 2008 Stringfellow Awards

The Right Rev. Steven Charleston, president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., recently visited Bates College to speak and present the annual William Stringfellow Awards in Justice and Peace.

Charleston’s lecture honored the legacy of William Stringfellow, Bates class of 1949, a lawyer and lay theologian prominent in the American peace movement. His visit coincided with the 2008 William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace, presented this year to Bates senior Erin Reed of Wareham, Mass., and the Lots to Gardens program of Lewiston.


March 1, 2008 3:26 pm

It's a Microworld After All

MicroVest’s Gil Crawford ’80 takes the lead as private investors surge into the microfinance world


March 1, 2008 3:11 pm

The Wedding Gift

Friends and family raise a barn, and some community spirit, at the farmhouse wedding of Kirsten Walter ’00 and Ben Ayers ’99


March 1, 2008 2:16 pm

Composition One-on-One

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


February 28, 2008 1:17 pm

Bates receives national award for service

For the second year in a row, the Corporation for National and Community Service named Bates College to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth.


January 31, 2008 1:29 pm

Writer-in-residence Farnsworth receives 2008 Kroepsch Award

In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, “Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves,” on Feb. 13.


January 23, 2008 3:48 pm

'Art, Alterity: Beyond the Other as Enemy in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict'

To expand dialogue among Bates College students about Palestinian-Israeli relationships, the Office of the Multifaith Chaplaincy announces a two-week series of events, “Art and Alterity: Beyond the Other as Enemy in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.”


December 23, 2007 11:37 am

Zeroing In

Creating a Sustainable Bates begins with taking stock of the College’s green accomplishments By Edgar Allen Beem Illustration by Marty…


December 21, 2007 11:14 am

Maine's judicial branch names Bates outstanding volunteer of the year

Maine’s judicial branch of government has recognized Bates College for volunteer work performed in the state’s courts.