Archives for "Annual events"

Saturday

October 9, 2010 2:19 pm

'Conversation with the President' touches planning, building, finance

The fate of Chase Hall. The state of town-gown relations. The tradeoffs between finite resources and key priorities. And what does it say that Bates ranks fourth in a Newsweek listing of schools “stocked with jocks”? Those were a few of the topics some 60 parents raised in a conversation with President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and a handful of senior staff early on Parents & Family Saturday.

Thursday

September 23, 2010 2:32 pm

Environmental activist famed for revealing chemical-cancer links is 2010 Otis Lecturer

Sandra Steingraber, a biologist who published the first book linking data on toxic releases with data from U.S. cancer registries, visits Bates College to deliver the 14th annual Otis Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

September 8, 2010 3:09 pm

Video: Awaiting Convocation, profs say what they’re eager to teach

As the Hathorn bells call the campus to Convocation on Sept. 7, professors Jane Costlow, Dykstra Eusden ’80, Kathy Low,…

Friday

September 3, 2010 2:05 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: September 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…

Friday

September 3, 2010 10:02 am

Sept. 7 Convocation to focus on decision-making, shared purposes

Bates College opens its 145th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, with Convocation ceremonies welcoming the approximately 500 members of the Class of 2014. President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Professor Marcus Bruce, chair of the Bates religious studies department, are the featured speakers, with Hansen giving an address on How We Decide and Bruce focusing on A Shared Vocation that the new students are entering into.

Wednesday

August 4, 2010 12:08 pm

Bates Clean Sweep raises nearly $16,000 for local nonprofits

The 10th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised nearly $16,000 in proceeds that will be divided among 14 local nonprofit organizations. A community tradition, the June 19 sale drew crowds of enthusiastic bargain-hunters to Bates’ Underhill Area. “More than 100 volunteers from 14 local nonprofit organizations put in more than 1,000 hours of collecting, sorting, cleaning, organizing and pricing an arena full of items,” says Julie Rosenbach, event organizer and the college’s sustainability coordinator.

Thursday

July 8, 2010 7:30 pm

Slide show features 2010 Reunion photos

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Thanks for attending Reunion 2010, a joyful gathering filled with planned…

Thursday

July 1, 2010 11:22 am

Dance festival opens with Monica Bill Barnes and a Maine premiere

The Bates Dance Festival opens its 2010 season with the charming Monica Bill Barnes & Company, one of the funniest, most imaginative groups the New York dance scene has produced in years.

Thursday

June 3, 2010 3:40 pm

A department store among garage sales, Clean Sweep turns 10

The 10th edition of Clean Sweep, the supersized “garage sale” at Bates College that benefits the environment, community organizations and scores of satisfied shoppers, starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Wednesday

June 2, 2010 2:20 pm

Slide show features 2010 Commencement day photos

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Always uplifting, the 2010 Commencement ceremony had a conversational, convivial spirit,…