Stories about "Civic engagement"
Human rights activist to speak as part of Stringfellow Awards ceremony

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:27 pm

Human rights activist William H. "Bill" Slavick will visit Bates College to give a lecture titled Neighbors, Near and Far and present the annual William Stringfellow Awards in Justice and Peace Sunday, March 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Mount David Summit highlights student achievement across disciplines

Monday, March 5, 2007 3:40 pm

More than 300 Bates students will take part in the sixth Mount David Summit, the college's annual celebration of student academic achievement Friday, March 30, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.

College receives national recognition for community partnerships

Monday, January 22, 2007 2:44 pm

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently selected Bates College for its new Community Engagement Classification, created to recognize colleges and universities that have institutionalized community engagement in their endeavors.

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

Monday, January 8, 2007 12:50 pm

The schedule for the 2007 annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration extends over several days.

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

Monday, January 8, 2007 12:29 pm

A number of workshops will be held in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 15, in Pettengill Hall.

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school forensics tournament

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 11:39 am

For the fourth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament.

From carrots to zukes on Wood Street

Thursday, October 5, 2006 12:00 am

"Sharing the misery of weeding with a bunch of other people can be fun," says Molly Ladd '09, an environmental studies major from Somerville, Maine. She's right. On a cool and brilliant day in early fall, fun is reigning among the half-dozen or so students working in the Wood Street Service Garden.

Local organizations share more than $9,500 from 'Clean Sweep' sale

Thursday, July 6, 2006 12:00 am

The sixth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of furnishings, books, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, generated some $9,579 in proceeds that were divided among nine local nonprofit organizations and a school athletics program.

Harward Center for Community Partnerships hosts Partnerships Day

Saturday, May 13, 2006 12:00 am

The Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnerships, in coordination with the college's Student Volunteer Fellows, will hold a Community Partnerships Day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 12.

Junior exhibits proteges' photographs

Thursday, April 6, 2006 12:00 am

After mentoring a group of boys from Poland Regional High School and teaching them photography, Bates College junior Jacob Bluestone of Huntington, N.Y., has mounted their images in an exhibit titled In Our Hands, Through our Eyes in Chase Hall Gallery, 56 Campus Ave. Open to the public at no charge from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, the exhibition continues through April 9. The display is sponsored by the Department of Art and Visual Culture, with the support of a Phillips Fellowship and an Arthur Crafts Service-Learning Award.

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