Archives for "Civic engagement"

Friday

February 5, 2016 9:54 am

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan ’62 and the late Jim Carignan ’61, a deeply respected Bates couple.

Friday

August 21, 2015 9:09 am

Bed, Bates, and beyond as mattresses head to Aroostook County to help others

Bed, Bates, and beyond as mattresses head to Aroostook County to help others

Bates swapped out hundreds of student mattresses over the summer. That means some Maine families might soon be sleeping better.

Friday

May 22, 2015 12:50 pm

Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.

Friday

May 22, 2015 10:17 am

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one’s idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Monday

April 6, 2015 3:46 pm

Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event’s second year.

Wednesday

March 18, 2015 1:38 pm

Advocacy for legal noncitizens takes Bates students to national conference

Advocacy for legal noncitizens takes Bates students to national conference

Based on their advocacy for public assistance to legal noncitizens, two Bates College sophomores will participate in the Debating for Democracy National Conference March 19-20.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse’s academic work connects to a community once defined by its French Canadian origins and now influenced by French-speakers from such African nations as Djibouti, Chad and Congo.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 received the Maine Campus Compact’s Heart and Soul Student Award for her work with the Hillview youth program.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

Friday

November 1, 2013 10:38 am

Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

“When you have talented teacher-scholars mentoring very bright, internationally oriented students, you get great results in the fellowship arena.”