Archives for "Civic engagement"
March 18, 2015 1:38 pm
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.
March 17, 2015 11:06 am
Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of an organization fighting sex trafficking in India, discusses the abolition of the sex trade in a Bates College event on March 17.
January 30, 2015 12:11 pm
A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.
September 26, 2014 3:21 pm
Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine’s economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.
August 19, 2014 10:41 am
Evan Cooper ’15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn’t afford it.
July 29, 2014 10:00 am
Brenna Callahan ’15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.
May 20, 2014 2:43 pm
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.
May 13, 2014 3:48 pm
Destany Franklin ’14 received the Maine Campus Compact’s Heart and Soul Student Award for her work with the Hillview youth program.
May 13, 2014 2:46 pm
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.
November 7, 2013 11:32 am
A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.