Archives for "Teaching and education"

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:15 am

Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

A Phi Beta Kappa mathematics major at Bates, she went on to a long teaching career.

Monday

October 28, 2013 11:34 am

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

Thursday

June 27, 2013 4:42 pm

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

Cullen begins her coaching career at Dickinson College as an assistant with the cross country and track programs.

Monday

February 25, 2013 9:32 am

Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Drew Gallagher ’11 believes all his students “have the ability to rise.”

Thursday

December 6, 2012 4:24 pm

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

These first-graders at Equitas Academy in Los Angeles have made Bates their own.

Thursday

January 12, 2012 2:30 pm

Chronicle blogger says Spencer appointment a ‘best’ moment in 2011

Chronicle blogger says Spencer appointment a ‘best’ moment in 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education blogger Richard Kahlenberg, who writes about innovation in higher education, names Clayton Spencer’s appointment as the…

Wednesday

November 2, 2011 5:46 pm

Video: Selections from the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Video: Selections from the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Video clips of the five speakers at the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid at Bates College. Watch…

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 1:35 pm

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader King V. Cheek Jr. ’59. With his brother…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 9:17 am

Anne Connell '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Anne Connell ’10 received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English as a foreign language in Germany. She feels a deep engagement with the work of breaching language barriers and exploring the circumstances of Germany’s Turkish population.

Thursday

May 26, 2011 12:04 pm

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

The activist expounds upon a pointed social and educational observation that “recess is over.”