Archives for "Service"
Professor of Sociology Emily Kane. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Margaret Rotundo, Maine state representative and director of special initiatives at Bates' Harward Center.
Rescheduled: Women in public leadership to discuss challenges, rewards

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 7:55 am

The panel discussion "Women in Public Leadership" scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, has been postponed because of weather and will take place on March 26.

First-years XX XX and XX XX react to panelists at Beyond Intellectual Profit, a symposium on navigating diversity in the workplace. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Monday, March 4, 2013 12:35 pm

Four alumni panelists discuss the connections between the classroom and their careers.

All smiles, Drew Gallagher '11 poses with a group of his students at Bruce-Monroe Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Drew Gallagher '11.
Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Monday, February 25, 2013 9:32 am

Drew Gallagher '11 believes all his students "have the ability to rise."

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Thanks to tar-sands oil letter, two sophomores named advocacy project finalists

Thursday, February 21, 2013 9:29 am

Two Bates sophomores are among finalists in a letter-writing competition designed to teach college students effective advocacy.

Anthea Butler, associate professor and graduate chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers her keynote address, "MLK and America's Bad Check: America's Poor in the 21st Century." Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

Marshall Ganz, senior lecturer in public policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Monday, November 12, 2012 6:49 am

Marshall Ganz, a public policy expert at Harvard, delivers the annual Andrews Lecture on Nov. 14.

Professor of Psychology Kathy Low leads a discussion in her first-year seminar "Corporal Culture: Body and Health in America." The course addresses a variety of topics related to body and health, from body image to body dysmorphia.
Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:29 pm

Bates is one of two higher-education institutions nationwide to be honored by the American Psychological Association for a distinctive culture of service to the field of psychology.

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‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

Monday, October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.

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