Archives for "Public service"

Tuesday

June 10, 2008 12:00 pm

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

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.

Sunday

June 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Community Fabric

‘Responsive and willing’ is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates’ 1,700 students in ‘significant community-based learning,’ from internships to research.

Thursday

May 8, 2008 4:00 pm

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

Saturday

March 1, 2008 3:26 pm

It's a Microworld After All

MicroVest’s Gil Crawford ’80 takes the lead as private investors surge into the microfinance world

Thursday

February 28, 2008 1:17 pm

Bates receives national award for service

For the second year in a row, the Corporation for National and Community Service named Bates College to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth.

Wednesday

January 16, 2008 12:00 pm

Re-Imagining Globalism: Maine in the World's Economy

A panel discussion presented by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Sunday

December 23, 2007 11:37 am

Zeroing In

Creating a Sustainable Bates begins with taking stock of the College’s green accomplishments By Edgar Allen Beem Illustration by Marty…

Friday

December 21, 2007 11:14 am

Maine's judicial branch names Bates outstanding volunteer of the year

Maine’s judicial branch of government has recognized Bates College for volunteer work performed in the state’s courts.

Friday

December 14, 2007 10:33 am

Seven-member collaborative launches downtown education center

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC), a local partnership of seven academic and community institutions, will open a new storefront education center at 219 Lisbon St. in January, 2008.

Thursday

October 25, 2007 11:08 am

Harward Center launches intergenerational community dialogue project

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has launched Youth+Adults+Dialogue=Action or YADA, an intergenerational dialogue project that will bring together more than 100 community members to discuss how to make Lewiston/Auburn a better place for youth.