Archives for "Service"

Friday

November 30, 2007 12:19 pm

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts annual high school tournament

For the fifth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament at Bates College. Approximately 170 students and 70 judges from 23 schools took part in the all-day event on Saturday, Nov. 17. A scheduled tournament in the 2007-08 season of the Maine Forensics Association, the judged competition featured events in Speech, Debate and Student Congress.

Tuesday

November 13, 2007 9:30 am

Bates photographer documents preadolescence in Oaxaca, Mexico

“I arrived in Oaxaca, Mexico, on the first of July, equipped with my Nikon, rolls upon rolls of film and a handle on the Spanish language that was, for lack of a better word, lessthanbueno,” writes Alexandra Strada ’10, whose photographs are on display in Bates’ Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

October 25, 2007 11:08 am

Harward Center launches intergenerational community dialogue project

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has launched Youth+Adults+Dialogue=Action or YADA, an intergenerational dialogue project that will bring together more than 100 community members to discuss how to make Lewiston/Auburn a better place for youth.

Thursday

August 30, 2007 10:48 am

So which one’s the pigweed again?

Even as workers were whacking down and pulling up the green shag carpet of Alumni Walk weeds, Susan Hayward joined Campus Construction Update at the site on Aug. 27 to identify the plants that had volunteered so eagerly this summer.

Friday

August 10, 2007 8:59 am

With college's support, Museum L-A opens Portraits and Voices exhibition

Museum L-A, an institution presenting the story of work and community in Lewiston-Auburn, opens the exhibition Portraits and Voices: Workers of Seven Mills at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the Bates Mill Complex.

Friday

July 20, 2007 11:19 am

Lewiston recognized as 'All-America City'

This summer, Lewiston has received national recognition by becoming one of 10 municipalities designated an “All-America City” in an annual competition sponsored by the National Civic League.

Thursday

June 28, 2007 11:58 am

Clean Sweep cleans up: Sale proceeds are nearly double last year's

The seventh annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College “garage sale” of appliances, furnishings, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised some $17,648 in proceeds that were divided among 18 local school and nonprofit organizations.

Friday

June 8, 2007 11:41 am

Environment, local nonprofits to benefit from June 16 Clean Sweep sale

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s seventh annual “garage sale” of electronics, furnishings, bikes, toys and other goods donated by departing students, takes place Saturday, June 16, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Wednesday

April 25, 2007 8:47 am

Bates students' Rwandan initiative named Project for Peace

A plan by Bates College students to help support a home for street children in Rwanda won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program sponsored by noted philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis.

Tuesday

April 10, 2007 1:34 pm

Biologist Lee Abrahamsen honored for community work

Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a project for a hepatitis-C support group at a local hospital.