Archives for "Civic engagement"

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.

Tuesday

June 9, 2009 12:23 pm

Fourth Bates College 'yard sale' to benefit local non-profits

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s fourth annual sale of furnishings and other goods donated by departing students, takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 19, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Sunday

May 24, 2009 12:42 pm

Benefactor keeps slain man's dream from dying

Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of philanthropy by Dr. Chuck Radis ’75, who provided…

Thursday

March 12, 2009 11:40 am

Author McKibben and key figure in 'renewable energy island' to speak

On March 12 and 13, two decisive actors in the effort to curtail global climate change offer back-to-back talks at Bates College.

Monday

February 16, 2009 3:49 pm

A cappella thrives at Bates

The Deansmen, one of Bates College’s two all-male a cappella groups, peforms during the Fourth Annual Harward Center Community Partnerships Community Celebration at the Lewiston Public Library.

Tuesday

January 20, 2009 12:00 pm

Harward Center panel discusses feminism and women's rights

Debra Schultz, an historian and human rights consultant; Jael Silliman, a women’s rights program officer for the Ford Foundation; and Shalom Odokara, executive director of Women in Need Industries, offer a presentation titled “Women’s Rights and Women’s Activism: An International Perspective”.

Monday

January 19, 2009 10:02 am

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.

Wednesday

January 7, 2009 12:29 pm

Bates retrospective: 2008 in review

Enjoy this look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates College events and achievements of 2008.

Friday

November 14, 2008 12:00 pm

State government, MCLU, FBI represented on homeland security panel

Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap is one of three panelists who will discuss terrorism, homeland security and civil liberties in a Bates College presentation.