Archives for "Civic engagement"

Friday

October 16, 2009 4:19 pm

Rwandan genocide survivor, Berthe Kayitesi, to speak at Bates

Berthe Kayitesi, an author and a survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, speaks on her experiences and the rebuilding of communities in post-conflict Rwanda at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture, titled “Tomorrow My Life: Orphans in Post-Genocide Rwanda,” is open to the public and admission is free. It is part of the Civic Forum Series sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates.

Friday

October 16, 2009 4:04 pm

'Chief operating optimist' for clothing company Life is good to speak at Bates

Roy Heffernan, “chief operating optimist” for the apparel company Life is good, known for its optimistic slogan and subtle humility, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates Student Philanthropy Club, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6129.

Thursday

October 15, 2009 3:27 pm

Community work and H1N1 at Bates

We are committed to being guided by our partners’ concerns, and we are eager to work with partners to help them make the decision that seems right to them.

Thursday

October 8, 2009 10:23 am

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P'13 reviews Bates, Maine food

Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P’13, sharing her splendid experience in Maine during Parents & Family Weekend, gives kudos to…

Thursday

October 1, 2009 1:33 pm

The Presidency essay cites Bates' commitment to community

Syracuse University president Nancy Cantor, writing in The Presidency, the magazine of the American Council on Education, urges U.S. colleges…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 4:34 pm

Sun Journal looks at Boys & Girls Club improvements thanks to Catherine Elliott '12

A Sun Journal story reports on the new gymnasium floor installed at the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn-Lewiston, paid…

Friday

September 11, 2009 10:33 am

Environmentalists, economist discuss climate change as Bates College opens Civic Forum series

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College launches its 2009-10 Civic Forum series with a panel presentation titled…

Friday

August 28, 2009 12:58 pm

David Scobey tells Inside Higher Ed readers that colleges should launch community news organizations

An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests how colleges might respond to the decline of…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Open Forum

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Friday

June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.