Archives for "Events"

Tuesday

June 10, 2014 3:26 pm

William “Chick” Leahey ’52, celebrated Bates baseball coach, receives Papaioanou Award for Extraordinary Service

William “Chick” Leahey ’52, celebrated Bates baseball coach, receives Papaioanou Award for Extraordinary Service

Leahey was joined by fellow award recipients Esther Rosenthal Mechler ’64, Christian Rogers ’04 and Katherine Papadonis Rogers ’04, Elizabeth Metz McNab ’64, and Victoria Wyeth ’01.

Thursday

June 5, 2014 11:50 am

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The Alumni Parade, our tradition of ‘universal enthusiasm and great merriment,’ turns 100 years young

The centerpiece of the 1914 Reunion was the first-ever Alumni Parade, a “historico-humorous parade of classes about the field.”

Wednesday

June 4, 2014 9:00 am

Clean Sweep, a ‘garage sale on a massive scale,’ returns to L-A on June 14

Clean Sweep, a ‘garage sale on a massive scale,’ returns to L-A on June 14

A garage sale on a massive scale, Bates presents its annual Clean Sweep on June 14.

Thursday

May 29, 2014 11:23 am

Video: Commencement sights, sounds and moments that will last a lifetime

Video: Commencement sights, sounds and moments that will last a lifetime

Commencement is filled with sights, sounds and emotional moments that last a lifetime.

Wednesday

May 28, 2014 5:53 pm

Slideshow: 27 Commencement moments

Slideshow: 27 Commencement moments

Photographs from Commencement morning show how four years culminates in a few very joyous hours on the Historic Quad.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 4:00 pm

Commencement 2014: ‘One thing you absolutely must do’

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.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 1:38 pm

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

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.

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:43 pm

Commencement 2014: Honorand citations and conferrals

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…

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:39 pm

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

Commencement 2014: Senior address by Collin McCullough

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

Sunday

May 25, 2014 12:33 pm

Commencement 2014: Address by Isabel Wilkerson

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.”