Stories about "Public service"
Bates psychology professor studies achievement of boys and young men

Thursday, February 12, 2009 4:17 pm

Professor of Psychology Georgia Nigro participates in the Maine Boys Network, a consortium of policy analysts, educators and youth-services professionals that sponsored a year-long study on the academic underachievement of 540 Maine boys and young men

University of Iowa will help with development of future leaders

Friday, January 30, 2009 3:15 pm

In an opinion column in the The Des Moines Register, Scott King '75, director of the Office of International Students and Scholars at the University of Iowa, wrote about his trip to Iraq for an education forum, where he and other higher-education leaders discussed the country's plan to send 10,000 Iraqi college students to the U.S. and other English-speaking nations in each of the next five years.

Duties, lessons and opportunities at 60

Friday, January 30, 2009 3:11 pm

In The Providence Journal, Dan Doyle '72, who turned 60 on Jan. 14, commented about becoming a septugenerian Baby Boomer

Honored by the Tavis Smiley Foundation

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 1:20 pm

On Saturday October 4th, 2008 I flew to Los Angeles California to accept the 2008 Emerging Youth Leadership Award from The Tavis Smiley Foundation at its 2008 Salute to Youth Leadership Benefit. This award is given to “alumni member of the [Tavis Smiley] Youth to Leaders program who has demonstrated drive and determination toward becoming a leader.” I’m extremely humble to receive an honor from such a great foundation and from a individual whose contributions to our nation’s social fabric, I greatly admire, Tavis Smiley.

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:40 am

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.

Cornfield as Classroom

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:20 am

Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.

Fundraisers keep a close eye on financial markets' movements

Friday, September 26, 2008 12:00 pm

Among the experts quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in its story about philanthropy and the financial crisis, Vice President for College Advancement Kelly Kerner came first. He told the Chronicle that fundraising veterans have a long-term focus. "It can't just be about the moment. It's about the horizon, and you have to meet donors where they are," he said.

From politics to philanthropy: Sally Ehrenfried

Monday, August 18, 2008 12:00 pm

As community relations director at the software company Blackbaud Inc., Ehrenfried is able to foster her love of public service through Blackbaud’s philanthropic efforts.

Clean Sweep sale raises nearly $12,000 for local nonprofits

Tuesday, June 24, 2008 12:00 pm

The eighth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of appliances, furnishings, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised nearly $12,000 in proceeds that will be divided among 14 local nonprofit organizations.

Bates riders find ‘vanpool’ good and green, in more ways than one

Tuesday, June 10, 2008 12:00 pm

Commuters aren't usually encouraged to tool along with eyes closed, ears filled with Sinatra or The Dresden Dolls, and both hands off the wheel. But some 200 lucky Mainers can commute that way safely if they wish -- and help out the planet at the same time.

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