Archives for "Convocation"
September 2, 2014 4:25 pm
Likening the Bates experience to a voyage of discovery, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer’s 2014 Convocation address was the centerpiece of the midday ceremony.
August 28, 2014 12:25 pm
For the dean of the faculty at Bates College, there’s a clear connection between a student’s journey while at Bates and the Age of Discovery that opened the globe to seafaring European explorers centuries ago.
September 5, 2013 6:07 pm
View the complete video of Convocation 2013, including the Convocation Address, “Some Thoughts on Work,” by President Clayton Spencer.
September 4, 2013 4:46 pm
Members of the Class of 2017 try to sum up what it’s been like so far in two words.
September 4, 2013 1:12 pm
During Convocation 2013, President Clayton Spencer offered an address that drew connections between the education that the new students are beginning and the lives Bates hopes to prepare them for.
August 29, 2013 11:54 am
Bates’ Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.
September 5, 2012 3:45 pm
What’s political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.
August 31, 2012 12:37 pm
Welcoming the most selective and geographically diverse class in the school’s history, Bates begins its 2012-13 academic year Sept. 4.
September 9, 2011 2:01 pm
As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6, we asked several professors a question: What course…
September 8, 2011 6:58 pm
Phyllis Graber Jensen captures the scenes of Convocation, which welcomed approximately 500 members of the Class of 2015 and marked…