Archives for "Service"

Friday

January 20, 2012 1:46 pm

Thursday

December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

Twenty-eight Bates students in environmental studies spent the fall contributing to the next chapter of the Androscoggin River’s story.

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Tuesday

November 1, 2011 5:11 pm

College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it’s the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it’s wrong.

Thursday

October 20, 2011 4:04 pm

Civic Forum Series continues with leading social entrepreneurs

The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation’s leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

October 6, 2011 3:31 pm

Bates Athletics welcomes local youth for L/A Community Day

Bates Athletics hosts L/A Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with several home games against Middlebury College. The college invites all Lewiston and Auburn schoolchildren to these events, involving the local community in the NCAA’s “Take a Kid to the Game” initiative. In addition to the Bobcat athletic contests, there will be youth clinics, campus tours and other fun family activities, as well as Auburn/Lewiston Fly Football games before the Bates football game and at halftime.

Wednesday

September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good friends to get together, including: a memorial tree-planting…

Monday

September 26, 2011 11:44 am

Presentation to examine humanitarian work at U.S.-Mexico border

Participants in an effort to provide humanitarian aid to Mexican migrants entering the U.S. will describe their work in a Bates College event at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Room G65 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Claudia Aburto Guzman, associate professor of Spanish at Bates, leads this Public Works in Progress presentation titled Representations of Trails of Compassion: Volunteer Work at the U.S.-México Border.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 8:52 am

Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by Campbell '83 offers lessons about 9/11 fundraising

A Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by David Campbell ’83 looks at the lessons of 9/11 fundraising, specifically how established and…

Thursday

August 25, 2011 11:02 am

Bates journalism students help break dam-safety story

A news story about 93 potentially hazardous dams in Maine, prepared by the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, is getting attention all around the state and in Washington, D.C. And Bates students played a crucial role in its development.