Stories about "Service"
Bates junior one of seven to receive statewide award for service

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:29 am

Jessica Adelman, a Bates junior from Waban, Mass., is one of seven undergraduate students across the state to receive the Maine Campus Compact's 2008 Heart and Soul Award.

Plan to reduce child prostitution in Tanzania named Project for Peace

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 10:41 am

A plan by three Bates College students to offer Tanzanian street children a survival alternative to a pervasive sex-for-food trade has won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program.

Harward Center awards Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 10:03 am

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.

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

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:20 am

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.

It's a Microworld After All

Saturday, March 1, 2008 3:26 pm

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

The Wedding Gift

Saturday, March 1, 2008 3:11 pm

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

Composition One-on-One

Saturday, March 1, 2008 2:16 pm

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

Bates receives national award for service

Thursday, February 28, 2008 1:17 pm

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.

Panelists discuss the changing environment of Maine

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 10:03 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships hosts the third and final installment of its Civic Forum series at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., with a panel titled " Reimagining the North Woods: The Changing Environment of Maine."

Writer-in-residence Farnsworth receives 2008 Kroepsch Award

Thursday, January 31, 2008 1:29 pm

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.

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