Archives for "Government and organizations"

Wednesday

November 2, 2005 3:34 pm

Bates community gathers to honor Rosa Parks

In honor of Rosa Parks’ legacy of leadership and life contributions to the struggle for civil and human rights, the Martin Luther King Day Committee and the Multicultural Center of Bates College held a program in memoriam and appreciation from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Monday

September 26, 2005 4:22 pm

Commentators Horowitz, Franken slated for separate appearances

David Horowitz and Al Franken, authors and political commentators who represent distinctly opposed social and political viewpoints, are scheduled to speak within days of each other at Bates College.

Tuesday

July 26, 2005 9:34 am

Student elected to statewide Republican leadership

Nathaniel Walton ’08, president of the Bates College Republicans, was elected state chairman of the Maine College Republicans on July 16.

Tuesday

May 17, 2005 12:50 pm

Papaioanou event honors 'relationships that give so much to the world'

Andrew Carnegie probably never considered making a gift in honor of fellow philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. But on Monday afternoon, one champion of Bates philanthropy honored another as the College inaugurated the Helen A. Papaioanou, M.D. ’49 Chair in the Biological Sciences, established as part of a multimillion gift several years ago by Ralph T. Perry ’51 and his wife, Mary Louise Seldenfleur.

Monday

May 9, 2005 4:05 pm

Journalist Juan Williams to discuss legacy of Brown vs. Board

Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and author of an acclaimed biography of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, will give a lecture titled “The Legacy of Brown vs. the Board of Education” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited free of charge.

Monday

May 2, 2005 3:59 pm

Text of Maine Gov. John Baldacci's "Bates College Day" proclamation

Text of Maine Gov. John E. Baldacci’s “Bates College Day” proclamation, May 2, 2005, honoring the College’s 150th anniversary of its founding.

Monday

May 2, 2005 3:56 pm

Text of the joint resolution passed by the Maine Legislature

Text of the Joint Resolution voted by the Maine Legislature, April 28, 2005, honoring the 150th anniversary of the founding of Bates College.

Monday

May 2, 2005 3:43 pm

Maine governor, Legislature honor Bates' 150th anniversary

The state of Maine’s pivotal role in the founding of Bates College 150 years ago made Monday afternoon’s Statehouse celebration, featuring a “Bates College Day” proclamation by Maine Gov. John Baldacci and a legislative joint resolution sponsored by State Sen. Peggy Rotundo, D-Androscoggin, a proud event for both college and state.

Wednesday

April 20, 2005 12:25 pm

Between two majors, Bertrand '05 has found a world view

A double major in chemistry and environmental studies, Erin Bertrand ’05 has learned the art of seeing both the trees and the forest.

Wednesday

March 16, 2005 11:57 am

Conservative pundit William Kristol to speak

Weekly Standard editor William Kristol, one of the nation’s most influential neoconservative commentators, visits Bates College to discuss the impact of Sept. 11 on American foreign policy Wednesday, March 23, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.