Archives for "Service"
April 10, 2007 8:44 am
Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a project for a hepatitis-C support group at a…
April 2, 2007 1:16 pm
Twenty-four Bates College students and two chaperones head to Biloxi, Miss., April 15-20 for an “Alternative Spring Break” as Hands on Gulf Coast volunteers in a hurricane-ravaged community.
April 2, 2007 1:07 pm
Bates College is one of 11 institutions of higher education named by the National Community-Based Research Networking Initiative to receive funding for innovative community-based research projects.
October 5, 2006 12:00 am
“Sharing the misery of weeding with a bunch of other people can be fun,” says Molly Ladd ’09, an environmental studies major from Somerville, Maine. She’s right. On a cool and brilliant day in early fall, fun is reigning among the half-dozen or so students working in the Wood Street Service Garden.
July 6, 2006 12:00 am
The sixth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College “garage sale” of furnishings, books, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, generated some $9,579 in proceeds that were divided among nine local nonprofit organizations and a school athletics program.
June 9, 2006 12:00 am
Bates alumni arriving for their College’s 138th Reunion anticipated traditional revelry and fellowship as well as a chance to honor their own. All awards will be presented Saturday during the midday Alumni Awards Ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium due to rain.
May 17, 2006 12:00 am
The environmental legacy of the late U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie ’36, who was dubbed “Mr. Clean” for spearheading clean water and air laws in the 1960s and 1970s, found its way into a Supreme Court ruling May 15.
March 6, 2006 12:00 am
Two Bates College students who traveled to New Orleans during February break to work on construction projects with Habitat for Humanity will discuss their experience at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.
February 8, 2006 12:00 am
Two Bates College juniors will join six students from the University of Maine system’s Orono and Farmington campuses, and two Maine Campus Compact leaders, in New Orleans during the week of February break to work on construction projects with Habitat for Humanity. While there, Michael Wilson of Groton, Mass., and Brooke Miller of Arlington, Va., will meet with local residents who have been affected by the hurricane and will reflect on the concept of service.
December 13, 2005 2:46 pm
Members of the Bates College community have donated more than $16,000 in response to the Katrina Relief Initiative (KRI), a fund-raiser spearheaded by Bates students, faculty and staff, and supported by the Office of the Chaplain and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.