Stories about "Civic engagement"
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.

Grant supports middle-school outreach at Museum of Art

Wednesday, August 17, 2005 10:49 am

The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation of New York City has granted $150,000 to support the Thousand Words Project, a middle-school outreach program at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Student elected to statewide Republican leadership

Tuesday, July 26, 2005 9:34 am

Nathaniel Walton '08, president of the Bates College Republicans, was elected state chairman of the Maine College Republicans on July 16.

Local schools, nonprofits share $12,000 from Clean Sweep sale

Thursday, July 21, 2005 9:48 am

The fifth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of furnishings and other goods donated by departing students, generated $12,222 in proceeds that were divided among a variety of local schools and nonprofit organizations.

Maine governor, Legislature honor Bates' 150th anniversary

Monday, May 2, 2005 3:43 pm

The state of Maine's pivotal role in the founding of Bates College 150 years ago made Monday afternoon's Statehouse celebration, featuring a "Bates College Day" proclamation by Maine Gov. John Baldacci and a legislative joint resolution sponsored by State Sen. Peggy Rotundo, D-Androscoggin, a proud event for both college and state.

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