Stories about "Civic engagement"
Bates student one of three to win Campus Compact award

Thursday, February 21, 2002 8:38 am

Senior Trung Trong Huynh of Portland is one of three students named to receive the Maine Campus Compact's 2002 Student Heart and Soul Award for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Students receive awards for service-learning internships

Friday, December 14, 2001 9:34 am

Fourteen Bates College students have received Arthur Crafts Awards to assist them in developing and implementing service-learning projects.

Lewiston Middle School hosts 'Diversity Day' for preschoolers

Tuesday, December 4, 2001 3:46 pm

Under the direction of a Bates College junior and two Lewiston Middle School (LMS) teachers, a group of eighth graders will host a hands-on "Diversity Day" for 30 preschoolers Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Lewiston Middle School Library.

Maine college presidents join Sen. George Mitchell in declaring civic commitment

Tuesday, August 21, 2001 2:45 pm

The presidents of 18 Maine institutions of higher education joined former Sen. George Mitchell on Sunday, Aug. 19, to publicly commit their colleges and universities to a deeper involvement in civic responsibility to their communities.

Bates honors longtime Bates official with Ross Endowed Fund

Monday, July 30, 2001 9:28 am

The United Baptist Church of Lewiston and Central Maine Medical Center are receiving nearly $500,000 each and Bates College is receiving nearly $1 million from the estate of Norman '22 and Marjorie Ross '23.

Admissions Dean Emeritus Lindholm honored on 90th birthday

Monday, July 23, 2001 9:38 am

Milton Lindholm, Bates' dean emeritus of admissions who served the college from 1944 to 1976, has been honored by the Maine Legislature on the celebration of his 90th birthday.

Bates College awarded grant to fund 10 community service fellowships for students

Thursday, June 14, 2001 9:17 am

Bates College, and its community partner LA Excels, have received a grant of up to $80,000 to support 10 community research fellowships for the summer of 2001 and 2002 for Bates College students.

Bates awarded grant to fund ten community service fellowships for students

Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:01 pm

Bates College, and its community partner LA Excels, have received a grant of up to $80,000 to support 10 community research fellowships for the summer of 2001 and 2002 for Bates College students.

Bates student writing first-ever text-to-speech synthesis program for Nepali language

Monday, December 18, 2000 2:48 pm

Many of us talk to our computers, but Sameer Raj Maskey, a junior physics and math double major at Bates College, is working to make his talk back in various languages. Maskey, a native of Nepal, is finishing work on the first ever text-to-speech software for the Nepali language, which will allow a computer to "speak" typed Nepali text.

Lecture on Maine Woods proposal

Tuesday, November 14, 2000 1:56 pm

Jym St. Pierre from the environmental group RESTORE will speak on the proposed Maine Woods National Park and Preserve from 2:40 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall on the Bates College campus.

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