Stories about "Civic engagement"
Lewiston High Science Fair features 450-plus student projects

Friday, April 30, 2004 2:47 pm

The fifth annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place from 3-6 p.m Thursday, May 6, in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave.

Bates co-sponsors week of events about homelessness

Thursday, April 29, 2004 3:42 pm

In an effort to raise awareness about the escalating problem of homelessness faced in the Lewiston-Auburn community, the Bates College Hunger and Homelessness Committee and the Coalition of Many and One will co-sponsor three events May 3-8, beginning with a panel discussion titled "Breaking Stereotypes: Homelessness in Perspective," at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Two Bates College students honored for service-learning

Tuesday, April 27, 2004 3:23 pm

A junior and a senior at Bates College were among 12 students at Maine institutions of higher education honored by the Maine Campus Compact for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Bates College welcomes community to Earth Day celebration

Tuesday, April 20, 2004 3:09 pm

As it does every year, Bates College invites residents of Lewiston and Auburn to "Affirming Our Community," an Earth Day celebration starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue.

Morgan McDuffee memorial race to benefit violence prevention

Wednesday, March 3, 2004 11:41 am

The second annual 5-kilometer run/walk honoring the memory of Morgan McDuffee, a Bates College senior slain in 2002, takes place at Bates Saturday, March 6.

McDuffee Memorial 5K Run/Walk to benefit youth-violence prevention efforts

Friday, February 27, 2004 10:23 am

The second annual 5-kilometer run/walk honoring the memory of Morgan McDuffee, a Bates College senior slain in 2002, takes place at Bates Saturday, March 6.

Bates-Morse Mountain offers New Year's hike

Monday, December 22, 2003 12:54 pm

Judy Marden, director of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, leads a late-morning New Year's hike or snowshoe at the conservation area on Sunday, Jan. 4.

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Friday, August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.

Catholic worker to speak in Spiritual Journey series at Bates

Tuesday, March 4, 2003 3:50 pm

Catholic Worker Matt Daloisio will discuss the transformation in his life in a lecture titled Overturning the 'Filthy, Rotten System': From Aspiring Accountant to Pacific Anarchist by the Age of 22, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum's Thousand Words Project.

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