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Tuesday

October 10, 2006
9:40 am

Groundbreaking ceremony for new $30 million dining Commons

Bates symbolically broke ground Oct. 7 during Parents & Family Weekend for a new dining Commons scheduled to open in January 2008. The new Commons will occupy space between Garcelon Field and Alumni Gym, bordering Central Avenue.

Tuesday

September 12, 2006
12:00 am

Food historian to discuss rise of Creole cultures in African Diaspora

Food historian and cookbook author Jessica B. Harris, professor of special programs and associate professor of English at Queens College, City University of New York, will give a talk titled “The Rise of Creole Cultures in the African Diaspora” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., Bates College. The public is invited to attend the lecture, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, at no charge. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.

Friday

August 26, 2005
10:31 am

Dining Services receives industry award

Bates College Dining Services was one of two colleges to share a silver award in the 2005 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, presented annually by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).

Wednesday

January 26, 2005
1:31 pm

Annual International Dinner to assist tsunami relief

The Bates College International Club hosts its annual International Dinner Sunday, Jan. 30, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Friday

March 28, 2003
10:25 am

No-meat pledge raises $1,200 for Lewiston charity

People Eating Plants, a student group promoting diets free of animal products, has raised nearly $1,200 for a Lewiston charity.

Friday

March 14, 2003
2:07 pm

Noted vegetarian chef to visit in observance of Great American Meatout

Ken Bergeron, author of the award-winning cookbook “Professional Vegetarian Cooking,” will visit for two days of vegan food preparation with students and Dining Services staff. We welcome media coverage of the event, which marks the 19th anniversary of the Great American Meatout, the world’s largest diet education campaign, on March 20.

Friday

September 7, 2001
3:47 pm

Bates Dining Services garners award in lobster recipe competition

A Bates College culinary team snared a bronze medal in the Seventh Annual Governor’s Great Taste of Maine lobster recipe competition, held recently at the Blaine House in Augusta.

Tuesday

April 17, 2001
3:26 pm

Martin Yan of "Yan Can Cook" to prepare community dinner at Bates

World-renowned chef Martin Yan, whose cooking show “Yan Can Cook” has brought Chinese cuisine to millions will help prepare a community dinner Thursday, May 3, in the Chase Hall Commons and several other campus locations at Bates College.

Tuesday

June 20, 2000
1:59 pm

Volpi wins inaugural Stanton Environmental Award

Robert Volpi, director of Bates College Dining Services, has received the inaugural Stanton Environmental Award from the Bates College Environmental Confederation, a group of staff, faculty and students who coordinate the college’s efforts to raise environmental awareness and implement programs that encourage environmental sustainability.

Monday

April 10, 2000
12:25 pm

Bates Dining Services wins national environmental award

The national environmental nonprofit Renew America announced today that Bates College Dining Services has been selected for a second consecutive National Award for Environmental Sustainability in the category of waste prevention/recycling. The prestigious awards are being given by Renew America to 16 programs throughout the nation.