Archives for "Service"

Wednesday

July 7, 2010 2:55 am

Portland Press Herald essay by Anita Charles describes a church in action

In its religion and values section, the Portland Press Herald publishes an essay by Anita Charles, director of secondary teacher…

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:22 pm

Book drive for Kabul university enters last days

Bates, Colby and Bowdoin have focused their traditional rivalries on a good cause. The three schools are vying to see which can gather the most donated textbooks for donation to the Polytechnic University of Kabul, in Afghanistan.

Tuesday

April 27, 2010 9:00 am

The Harvard Crimson describes Afghan initiative co-founded by Walton '08

A Harvard Crimson story discusses the impact of the Afghan Students Initiative, a Harvard-based group co-founded by Nate Walton ’08,…

Friday

April 23, 2010 9:06 am

Bates student, anthropology professor honored for civic engagement

A consortium of Maine schools has honored a Bates College student from Virginia and a Bates anthropology professor for their commitment to civic engagement. The Maine Campus Compact, a statewide coalition of 18 colleges and universities, honored the pair in an April 7 ceremony at the Maine State House.

Friday

April 23, 2010 6:14 am

Memorial service for Frank Coffin '40 rescheduled to May 8

A memorial service planned for Frank Coffin ’40 earlier this year was postponed due to a snow storm. The service is now planned for May 8 at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 11:51 am

Folks Back Home

A Kabul resident and a Marine veteran agree that education is key for Afghanistan — and for Americans who want…

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 9:58 am

Happy Outing

A Bates vibe accompanies the Outing Club on its 90th birthday jaunt to the State House By H. Jay Burns…

Friday

April 2, 2010 1:14 pm

President Hansen lauds Bonney '80 for philanthropy, education leadership

“He demonstrates three of the most important and interrelated capacities that a rigorous liberal arts education promotes: seeing around corners, building bridges and embracing contradictions and conflicts with generosity.”

Friday

March 12, 2010 9:25 am

Bates College student, Outright L/A receive justice and peace award

This year’s William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace will be presented to Kate Doria, a Bates College senior active in community service, and Outright L/A, a sex and gender support group. An awards ceremony and potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, 95 Russell St.

Friday

February 26, 2010 4:06 pm

Bates named to presidential honor roll for community service

Bates College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.