Archives for "Service"

Friday

April 8, 2005 10:01 am

Bates selected as "College with a Conscience"

Bates College is one of the nation’s best colleges fostering social responsibility and public service according to The Princeton Review and Campus Compact.

Monday

April 4, 2005 11:59 am

Bates names director of Harward Center for Community Partnerships

David M. Scobey has been named as the director of the Harward Center for Community Partnerships and as the Donald W. and Ann M. Harward Professor of Community Partnerships at Bates College, announced Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Jill Reich.

Tuesday

September 14, 2004 2:44 pm

Bates program links student volunteers, community needs

For the third year, Bates College students are leading a program to match fellow students with volunteer opportunities in Lewiston, Auburn and nearby communities.

Saturday

June 12, 2004 11:37 am

Alumni honored at Reunion

Weston L. Bonney ’50, a distinguished banker, longtime college Trustee and a volunteer who has worked tirelessly in Maine and abroad to advance education, arts and commerce, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal, the College’s highest alumni award, at the 136th Reunion Alumni Awards Ceremony on June 12.

Tuesday

May 4, 2004 11:05 am

Bates volunteers lead Rebuilding Day

On May 1, a hot and sunny Saturday, a bunch of Batesies and other volunteers gathered for National Rebuilding Day, an annual community undertaking to rehabilitate housing for the disadvantaged.

Thursday

April 29, 2004 3:42 pm

Bates co-sponsors week of events about homelessness

In an effort to raise awareness about the escalating problem of homelessness faced in the Lewiston-Auburn community, the Bates College Hunger and Homelessness Committee and the Coalition of Many and One will co-sponsor three events May 3-8, beginning with a panel discussion titled “Breaking Stereotypes: Homelessness in Perspective,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

April 27, 2004 3:23 pm

Two Bates College students honored for service-learning

A junior and a senior at Bates College were among 12 students at Maine institutions of higher education honored by the Maine Campus Compact for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Friday

August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.

Thursday

January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Junior Lori E. Jessup of Hatboro, Pa., has received a national award for working with disabled Maine skiers as part of the third annual Glamour magazine-sponsored “Best of You” contest, honoring women for “their personal best quality to make a difference in the world.”

Tuesday

November 26, 2002 4:05 pm

Three local farms profiled by Bates students

The students, participants in the “World Agriculture” course taught by Peter Rogers, will present their findings from research into the operations of Nezinscott Farm, Turner; Avalon Farm, North Yarmouth; and Bell Farms, Auburn