Archives for "Civic engagement"


June 8, 2007 11:41 am

Environment, local nonprofits to benefit from June 16 Clean Sweep sale

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s seventh annual “garage sale” of electronics, furnishings, bikes, toys and other goods donated by departing students, takes place Saturday, June 16, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.


May 21, 2007 4:32 pm

'Green Horizons,' Bates' summer exhibition, examines sustainability

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.


May 9, 2007 1:14 pm

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twelve individuals and organizations, recipients of the first Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.


April 10, 2007 8:44 am

Biologist Lee Abrahamsen honored for community work

Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a project for a hepatitis-C support group at a…


April 2, 2007 1:07 pm

Bates receives national grant for community-based research fellowships

Bates College is one of 11 institutions of higher education named by the National Community-Based Research Networking Initiative to receive funding for innovative community-based research projects.


March 19, 2007 2:39 pm

Harward Center screens film about Lewiston gun control activist

Bates College’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships will screen “There Ought to Be a Law” a new documentary film about a Lewiston woman who became a gun control activist after her teenager’s suicide.


March 19, 2007 2:27 pm

Human rights activist to speak as part of Stringfellow Awards ceremony

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.


March 5, 2007 3:40 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student achievement across disciplines

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.


February 6, 2007 1:26 pm

Whitehouse Professor of Sociology Emily Kane challenges privilege

In celebration of her appointment as Whitehouse Professor of Sociology at Bates College, Emily Kane leads a panel discussion on “Disrupting Privilege: Inequality, Community and Social Change” Wednesday, Feb. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge.


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.