Stories about "Service"
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As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:28 pm

Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.

‘Path From Activism to Leadership’ is alumni panel topic

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:16 pm

Bates College alumni with careers in social activism offer a panel discussion titled "The Path From Activism to Leadership" Sept. 29.

Environmental historian William Cronon.
Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Monday, September 10, 2012 4:00 pm

Bates marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act with a Sept. 20 talk by an influential environmental historian.

Todd Gitlin. Photograph by The Associated Press.
Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Among the Harward Center's initiatives is the Community-Based Research program, which allows students to connect service and academics. Above, David Longdon '13 helps lead youth programming with Lots to Gardens, a community garden program in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.

David P. McDonough. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
For new director of Bates Career Development Center, some déjà vu

Friday, August 3, 2012 4:16 am

David McDonough brings to Bates a strong background in working with students and with career-services technology.

Victoria Lowe '12, at right, leads a dance class during her 2012 internship at the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre in Taunton, U.K.
Bates, British secondary school create internships in performing arts

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 4:37 pm

Bates parent Michael Bettles worked with the Career Development Center to create internships for Bates students at a performing arts center in the U.K.

Nate Boone's yearbook photo in the 1952 Mirror
Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Thursday, July 26, 2012 11:00 am

Nate Boone is one of 20,000 Marines who went through segregated basic training in the '40s.

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‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

Friday, June 29, 2012 9:40 am

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Students in the Short Term course "Making African American History: Preserving the Archives of the Portland NAACP" examine documents during a work session at the University of Southern Maine. From left: Joncarl Hersey '12, Tasheana Dukuly '€™12, professor Mollie Godfrey, Munroe Graham '€™13, Brad Reynolds '€™14. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

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