Archives for "Civic engagement"
October 5, 2006 12:00 am
“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.
July 6, 2006 12:00 am
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.
June 15, 2006 12:00 am
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.
May 13, 2006 12:00 am
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.
April 6, 2006 12:00 am
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.
March 9, 2006 12:00 am
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.