Archives for "Civic engagement"

Monday

January 22, 2007 2:44 pm

College receives national recognition for community partnerships

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.

Monday

January 8, 2007 12:50 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

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

Monday

January 8, 2007 12:29 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

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

Wednesday

November 22, 2006 11:39 am

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school forensics tournament

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

Thursday

October 5, 2006 12:00 am

From carrots to zukes on Wood Street

“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.

Thursday

July 6, 2006 12:00 am

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

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.

Thursday

June 15, 2006 12:00 am

Harward Center awards faculty and staff grants for partnership projects

Seven Bates College faculty and staff have been awarded Harward Center grants in the inaugural round of a new, annual funding program by the Harward Center For Community Partnerships. The grants, awarded competitively by a selection committee, are designed to offer faculty and staff significant support for publicly engaged teaching, research, cultural and other community projects. Seven projects — five led by faculty and two by Bates staff members — received grants totaling $33,500.

Saturday

May 13, 2006 12:00 am

Harward Center for Community Partnerships hosts Partnerships Day

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.

Thursday

April 6, 2006 12:00 am

Junior exhibits proteges' photographs

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.

Thursday

March 9, 2006 12:00 am

Maine College Republicans host Youth Leadership School

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.