Archives for "Public service"

Thursday

March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie ’36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

Friday

August 23, 2013 2:03 pm

Video: At Jane Doe Inc., Tracey ’15 explains men’s work in combatting domestic violence

Video: At Jane Doe Inc., Tracey ’15 explains men’s work in combatting domestic violence

Cody Tracey ’15 of Baltimore received a 2013 Harward Summer Student Fellowship to work at the Boston-based Jane Doe Inc.,…

Thursday

March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

Friday

January 20, 2012 1:46 pm

Tuesday

December 13, 2011 4:01 pm

New York Times quotes Merisotis ’86 about Obama college cost meeting

The New York Times was among many media outlets reporting on the private meeting Dec. 5 between President Obama and…

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 8:52 am

Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by Campbell '83 offers lessons about 9/11 fundraising

A Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by David Campbell ’83 looks at the lessons of 9/11 fundraising, specifically how established and…

Friday

June 3, 2011 1:41 pm

Habitat for Humanity project 'significant and enduring' for Bates students

Simone Schriger ’14 of Los Angeles, Calif., recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity project with fellow Bates students. Her…

Friday

September 17, 2010 11:30 am

Speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices

Here are speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices. The conference’s nearly three dozen presenters include healthcare workers from across the country and beyond; faculty in diverse disciplines from Bates and other colleges; and interpreters, social workers, counselors and other experts in breaching cultural factors that impede refugee access to healthcare.

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.”