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Thursday

May 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit

Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit

Bates College held its 148th Commencement on Sunday, May 25, on the  Historic Quad. The college conferred honorary degrees on four leaders…

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 3:31 pm

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Here’s a primer for getting the best from Commencement at Bates, the 2014 edition.

Monday

April 21, 2014 1:00 am

Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson is Commencement 2014 speaker, joining honorands John Seely Brown, Glenn Close and David Shaw

Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson is Commencement 2014 speaker, joining honorands John Seely Brown, Glenn Close and David Shaw

Bates will confer honorary degrees on leaders from the arts, business, journalism and technology during Commencement ceremonies May 25.

Thursday

May 30, 2013 3:30 pm

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

Commencement attracts news coverage near and far

News outlets in Maine and a number of other states presented coverage of this year’s event.

Wednesday

May 29, 2013 12:49 pm

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2013

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2013

Multimedia coverage of Commencement Weekend 2013, including complete video of the graduation ceremony.

Sunday

May 26, 2013 3:23 pm

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

“Many of the so-called experts have been wrong and now need to be second-guessed,” the co-founder and chairman of organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm told the Bates Class of 2013. “And that’s actually your job.”

Sunday

May 26, 2013 2:35 pm

Commencement 2013: Senior address by Thomas Holmberg

Commencement 2013: Senior address by Thomas Holmberg

“I have this very special opportunity to speak before you today and deliver my love letter to you, Bates College,” said Thomas Holmberg.

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

The graduates’ level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, “will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement.”

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Honorand citations and conferrals for Cronon, Hansen, Hirshberg, Pinn

Commencement 2013: Honorand citations and conferrals for Cronon, Hansen, Hirshberg, Pinn

The following are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for William Cronon, Elaine Tuttle Hansen, Gary Hirshberg and Vivian Pinn,…

Sunday

May 26, 2013 11:00 am

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Following in their parents’ footprints may have led them to Bates, but children of alumni blaze their own trails on campus — and their families couldn’t be more proud.