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Sunday

May 25, 2014
4:00 pm

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

If you were born in the U.S. before 1965, author Isabel Wilkerson told the Class of 2014 at Commencement, you were not born into a democracy.

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

Sunday

May 25, 2014
1:38 pm

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Bates seniors and professors (and the Commencement piper) explain what their choice of shoewear says about the sole of the college.

Video: The shoes fit for Bates seniors and faculty at Commencement

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:43 pm

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

In video and text, here are the honorary degree citations and conferrals for John Seely Brown, Glenn Close, David Evans…

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:39 pm

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

The 2014 Senior Address at Commencement, as prepared by Collin McCullough of Plattsburgh, N.Y.

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:33 pm

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Our country is in a crisis about “what we should do about our tangled inheritance…about the sins of the past and the injustices of the present.”

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

Sunday

May 25, 2014
12:00 pm

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014

Below is multimedia coverage of Commencement 2014 including full video of the Commencement ceremony on May 25. Check back for…

Multimedia: Commencement Weekend 2014

Thursday

May 22, 2014
2:29 pm

Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit

Bates College held its 148th Commencement on Sunday, May 25, on the  Historic Quad. The college conferred honorary degrees on four leaders…

Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit

Tuesday

May 20, 2014
3:31 pm

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Here’s a primer for getting the best from Commencement at Bates, the 2014 edition.

Commencement 2014: A quick guide

Wednesday

May 14, 2014
10:53 am

Where all the lights are bright: Students and L-A celebrate Night in Town

Beautiful spring weather and delicious food draw students downtown on May 7.

Where all the lights are bright: Students and L-A celebrate Night in Town

Friday

May 2, 2014
2:28 pm

Bates Night in Town to celebrate campus, community ties

For the fourth time, Bates students and downtown businesses are eagerly anticipating Bates Night in Town, the May 7 celebration of town-gown ties.

Bates Night in Town to celebrate campus, community ties