Archives for "Civic engagement"

Monday

September 19, 2005 4:23 pm

Program links student volunteers, community needs

For the fourth year, Bates College students are coordinating a program that matches fellow students with volunteer opportunities in the Lewiston-Auburn region.

Seniors all, the four student volunteer fellows at Bates during the 2005-06 academic year are Emily Hoffer of Danville, Vt.; Sarah Mengel of Westport, Conn.; Christopher Petrella of Somers, Conn.; and Katie Seamon of Leverett, Mass.

Thursday

September 15, 2005 4:26 pm

Video conference gives students access to U.N. leaders

Americans for Informed Democracy, a non-partisan student organization, hosts an event this week that will allow Bates students some virtual face time via a live video link with leaders at the United Nations’ 2005 World Summit. The session takes place from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Pettengill Hall, Room G13.

Wednesday

August 17, 2005 10:49 am

Grant supports middle-school outreach at Museum of Art

The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation of New York City has granted $150,000 to support the Thousand Words Project, a middle-school outreach program at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Tuesday

July 26, 2005 9:34 am

Student elected to statewide Republican leadership

Nathaniel Walton ’08, president of the Bates College Republicans, was elected state chairman of the Maine College Republicans on July 16.

Friday

July 22, 2005 9:44 am

Berkeley authors Adam and Arlie Hochschild present forum

Internationally recognized authors Adam and Arlie Hochschild, who frequently summer in Maine, lead a two-hour discussion titled “Finding Our Way in Bush’s America” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 29, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Thursday

July 21, 2005 9:48 am

Local schools, nonprofits share $12,000 from Clean Sweep sale

The fifth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College “garage sale” of furnishings and other goods donated by departing students, generated $12,222 in proceeds that were divided among a variety of local schools and nonprofit organizations.

Monday

May 9, 2005 4:05 pm

Journalist Juan Williams to discuss legacy of Brown vs. Board

Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and author of an acclaimed biography of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, will give a lecture titled “The Legacy of Brown vs. the Board of Education” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited free of charge.

Monday

May 2, 2005 3:43 pm

Maine governor, Legislature honor Bates' 150th anniversary

The state of Maine’s pivotal role in the founding of Bates College 150 years ago made Monday afternoon’s Statehouse celebration, featuring a “Bates College Day” proclamation by Maine Gov. John Baldacci and a legislative joint resolution sponsored by State Sen. Peggy Rotundo, D-Androscoggin, a proud event for both college and state.

Wednesday

April 27, 2005 10:39 am

National service day links Rebuilding Together, Bates volunteers

Two different service programs will bring more than 100 volunteer carpenters, painters, roofers and others together to refurbish two Lewiston homes on Saturday, April 30.

Friday

April 8, 2005 10:01 am

Bates selected as "College with a Conscience"

Bates College is one of the nation’s best colleges fostering social responsibility and public service according to The Princeton Review and Campus Compact.