Archives for "Civic engagement"


July 20, 2007 11:19 am

Lewiston recognized as 'All-America City'

This summer, Lewiston has received national recognition by becoming one of 10 municipalities designated an “All-America City” in an annual competition sponsored by the National Civic League.


June 26, 2007 10:55 am

Harward Center awards 2007 community partnership grants

Eight Bates College faculty and staff members have been awarded grants by the Harward Center For Community Partnerships to support community-based educational work.


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.