Archives for "Annual events"
October 1, 1996 10:26 am
“The Bates Environment” is the keynote for Bates College’s annual Parents and Families Weekend Oct. 4-6, as the college celebrates its new program in environmental studies and focuses on the human and natural ecology of the campus.
August 29, 1996 10:42 am
Some remarkable young people — including an inventor, artists and unusual athletes — are entering the class of 2000, college officials say. Bates begins the new academic year with some 1,694 students. That number includes 493 first-year students and eight transfers, according to dean of admissions Wylie Mitchell.
June 18, 1996 11:22 am
The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series will present five Thursday evening musical performances on the open-air terrace overlooking Lake Andrews behind the Olin Arts Center. All concerts begin at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
June 6, 1996 12:00 am
Longtime Wellesley resident Natalie Webber Gulbrandsen was one of four distinguished recipients of honorary degrees at the 130th commencement of Bates College on May 27.
June 4, 1996 11:08 am
Some 800 Bates graduates and their families will return to campus this weekend, June 7-9, for the annual Alumni Reunion festivities, which include panel discussions, seminars and arts events, as well as the popular reunion parade and luncheon on Saturday.
May 27, 1996 11:39 am
Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 130th commencement exercises on Monday (May 27) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. The distinguished Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.
January 30, 1996 9:31 am
Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 performs the third annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at 3 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
January 22, 1996 10:26 am
An internationally acclaimed trio of classical musicians will perform at Bates College on Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
January 18, 1996 10:13 am
The Roaring Twenties” has been selected as the theme for the 77th annual Bates College Winter Carnival, which begins Thursday (1/18) with a ceremonial torch-lighting at the Statehouse in Augusta and a relay to the campus by student runners.