Archives for "Service"
Student Volunteer Fellows coordinate peers' community participation

Friday, September 19, 2008 11:11 am

For the seventh year, a team of Bates College students is coordinating a program that matches fellow students with volunteer opportunities in the Lewiston-Auburn region. The seven Student Volunteer Fellows at Bates during the 2008-09 academic year are seniors Jessica Adelman, Hiu Man Christine Chiu, Anne Fischer, Erin Gilligan and Julie Miller-Hendry; and sophomores Chelsea Pennucci and Diane Saunders.

Expert in ethnomathematics, math history to give Sampson Lecture

Friday, August 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Ubiratan D’Ambrósio, an authority on the fields of ethnomathematics, math education and the history of mathematics, offers two talks at Bates College on Sept. 18. D’Ambrosio offers an informal look at 19th-century Brazilian mathematician Joaquim Gomes de Souza at 4:30 p.m. His second talk, Bates' annual Sampson Lecture, is titled "Ethnomathematics in a Global World" and begins at 7:30 p.m.

Retirement beckons to uber health agent

Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:00 pm

The Foxboro (Mass.) Reporter profiled George Young '73, who is retiring as health agent in the town of Foxborough after 20 years.

From politics to philanthropy: Sally Ehrenfried

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:00 pm

As community relations director at the software company Blackbaud Inc., Ehrenfried is able to foster her love of public service through Blackbaud’s philanthropic efforts.

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Monday, July 7, 2008 12:00 pm

Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine's Kennebec River 10 years ago.

Community Fabric

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 10:39 am

The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.

Clean Sweep sale raises nearly $12,000 for local nonprofits

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 12:00 pm

The eighth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of appliances, furnishings, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised nearly $12,000 in proceeds that will be divided among 14 local nonprofit organizations.

Eighth annual Clean Sweep sale benefits environment, local nonprofits

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 11:05 am

Bates' eighth annual Clean Sweep sale takes place this year from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 14, at the college's Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St. The sale is open to the public.

Community Fabric

Sunday, June 1, 2008 12:00 pm

'Responsive and willing' is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates' 1,700 students in 'significant community-based learning,' from internships to research.

Bates' commitment to social change goes where you go, graduates told

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:07 pm

“This college’s commitment to service and social change is in its DNA,” literary scholar Pauline Yu told some 440 members of the graduating Class of 2008. “And now it’s in yours.”

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