Archives for "Civic engagement"

Thursday

May 15, 2008 2:08 pm

Athletics and volunteerism work together for Nate Kellogg '09

As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Nate Kellogg ’09 coordinates volunteer activities for Bates…

Thursday

May 15, 2008 12:00 pm

Athletics and volunteerism work together for Nate Kellogg '09

As a student volunteer fellow at the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Nate Kellogg ’09 coordinates volunteer activities for Bates sports teams and clubs.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008 12:49 pm

Bates alumni present public interest career forum

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships, in conjunction with Alumni and Parent Programs and the Office of Career Services, presents a public interest career forum for current Bates students entitled “Beyond the Bubble: Batesies in Public Work” from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center. A barbeque for participating students, faculty, staff and alumni immediately follows the presentation.

Friday

May 9, 2008 2:47 pm

Law center co-founder: Journey toward justice is far from finished

“Selfishness and greed have toppled many great empires in the past,” Southern Poverty Law Center co-founder Morris Dees told a Bates audience on May 8.

Monday

May 5, 2008 2:49 pm

Famed civil rights attorney Morris Dees to speak at Bates May 8

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will deliver a keynote address, “With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation,” at 4 p.m. May 8 in the Bates College Chapel.

Sunday

April 27, 2008 10:01 am

Bates Field Day full of play for area kids and Bates student-athletes

Yellow “Bates Field Day” T-shirts could be seen bouncing all over the Bates campus on Sunday, brightening a mostly overcast and slightly drizzly spring day. Brighter still were the smiles on the faces of some 200 local children and 100 Bates student-athletes, who clearly had a ball playing an array of games together for an afternoon.

Thursday

April 17, 2008 10:33 am

Androscoggin Scholarships strengthen Bates' roots in the community

Historian David Garcelon and Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen stand with two of the four 2007-08 Androscoggin Scholars: William Locke, left, and Hannah Giasson, far right.

Bates College awarded Androscoggin Scholarships for the 2007-08 academic year to four local students, including a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Thursday

April 17, 2008 10:29 am

Bates junior one of seven to receive statewide award for service

Jessica Adelman, a Bates junior from Waban, Mass., is one of seven undergraduate students across the state to receive the Maine Campus Compact’s 2008 Heart and Soul Award.

Wednesday

April 2, 2008 10:41 am

Plan to reduce child prostitution in Tanzania named Project for Peace

A plan by three Bates College students to offer Tanzanian street children a survival alternative to a pervasive sex-for-food trade has won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:03 am

Harward Center awards Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has awarded three Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants to Bates faculty members, the first of two rounds of awards for 2007-08. These “PEAP” grants are designed to offer faculty and staff significant support for publicly engaged teaching, research, cultural and other community projects. In the current round, three faculty-led projects received grants totaling $11,223.