Stories about "Service"
Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French and Francophone studies. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse's academic work connects to a community once defined by its French Canadian origins and now influenced by French-speakers from such African nations as Djibouti, Chad and Congo.

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Destany Franklin '14 received the Maine Campus Compact's Heart and Soul Student Award for her work with the Hillview youth program.

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

In 2012, Emily Siegel Stangle '72 and Bruce Stangle '70 attend a Museum of Art reception  honoring Bruce as the inaugural recipient of the Bruce Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community. (Jose Leiva.)
Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 11:00 pm

In a public show of support, the Stangle family joins the multimillion dollar Catalyst Fund effort supporting the college's strategic initiatives.

Stangle takes students' questions during a talk as part of the Purposeful Work: Voices in Entrepreneurship speaker series on March 5, 2014. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Hire smart people and lean on the Bates network, says Entrepreneurship speaker Bruce Stangle ’70

Monday, April 21, 2014 3:00 pm

Stangle's visit was part of the Voices in Entrepreneurship series sponsored by the college's Purposeful Work initiative.

Tatro-Schriger Comp
Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:56 pm

A Davis Project for Peace award has gone to seniors Simone Schriger and Devin Tatro to support an initiative in Rwanda to support children of incarcerated people.

Report by Walter Dillingham ’82 ‘cracks open the books’ on library endowments

Thursday, March 13, 2014 2:58 pm

You hear the word "endowment" and you probably think "college." But there's more out there, says Walter Dillingham '82.

Students in a Koru pilot program.
Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:00 am

With a goal of improving students' career prospects through workplace immersion programs, "everyone wins," says President Clayton Spencer.

Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud '15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

Climate-change activist Phil Aroneanu in action.
Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:32 am

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

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