Archives for "Civic engagement"
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.

Maine College Republicans host Youth Leadership School

Thursday, March 9, 2006 12:00 am

The Maine College Republicans will host the Leadership Institute's flagship program, the Youth Leadership School, at Bates from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, and Sunday, March 12. The school will be held in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Harward Center celebrates its opening

Monday, February 6, 2006 12:00 am

Beginning a new chapter in Bates College's commitment to the Lewiston-Auburn community and to community-based education, the Donald W. and Ann M. Harward Center of Community Partnerships presented a grand opening and a welcome for its first director, David M. Scobey. The Jan. 25-27 celebration featured thee days of academic and cultural events.

Harward Center presents extensive program for grand opening

Thursday, January 19, 2006 3:50 pm

Marking a new chapter in Bates College's commitment to the Lewiston-Auburn community and to community-based education, the Donald W. and Ann. M. Harward Center for Community Partnerships presents a grand opening and welcome for its first director, David M. Scobey. The Jan. 25-27 celebration features three days of academic and cultural events, all of which are open free of charge to the Bates and Lewiston-Auburn communities. For more information call 207-786-6202.

2006 Bates King Day theme highlights the road to peace

Friday, December 23, 2005 3:02 pm

A pioneer in the field of African American women's history and chair of the Department of African American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, Professor Sharon Harley is the keynote speaker for the 2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Bates community donates more than $16 K for hurricane relief

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 2:46 pm

Members of the Bates College community have donated more than $16,000 in response to the Katrina Relief Initiative (KRI), a fund-raiser spearheaded by Bates students, faculty and staff, and supported by the Office of the Chaplain and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Program links student volunteers, community needs

Monday, September 19, 2005 4:23 pm

For the fourth year, Bates College students are coordinating a program that matches fellow students with volunteer opportunities in the Lewiston-Auburn region. Seniors all, the four student volunteer fellows at Bates during the 2005-06 academic year are Emily Hoffer of Danville, Vt.; Sarah Mengel of Westport, Conn.; Christopher Petrella of Somers, Conn.; and Katie Seamon of Leverett, Mass.

Video conference gives students access to U.N. leaders

Thursday, September 15, 2005 4:26 pm

Americans for Informed Democracy, a non-partisan student organization, hosts an event this week that will allow Bates students some virtual face time via a live video link with leaders at the United Nations' 2005 World Summit. The session takes place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Pettengill Hall, Room G13.

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