Archives for "Civic engagement"

Wednesday

April 6, 2005 9:34 am

Phillips, Otis fellowships support research abroad for nine students

Thanks to two Bates College fellowship programs, nine Bates students will have the opportunity to pursue cultural and environmental research in countries around the globe this year.

Monday

April 4, 2005 11:59 am

Bates names director of Harward Center for Community Partnerships

David M. Scobey has been named as the director of the Harward Center for Community Partnerships and as the Donald W. and Ann M. Harward Professor of Community Partnerships at Bates College, announced Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty Jill Reich.

Thursday

March 31, 2005 11:24 am

Students, faculty and staff honored for service-learning

Six members of the Bates College community — four students, a psychology professor and a staffer for the chaplain’s office — were among a select group of individuals from campuses across the state to receive awards from the Maine Campus Compact in recognition of outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Wednesday

March 23, 2005 1:53 pm

Activist to speak and present William Stringfellow Awards

A Jesuit priest and professor of history, John Staudenmaier will give a lecture and present the annual William Stringfellow Lecture in Justice and Peace Wednesday, March 30, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

January 13, 2005 10:02 am

Lecture to explore challenges to liberal arts education

Author Elizabeth Minnich speaks on the complex challenges of providing a liberal arts education Thursday, Jan. 20, in Chase Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue.

Friday

December 10, 2004 3:04 pm

Bates to raise scholarship funds for local students

Bates College announced today a campaign to raise scholarship funds for local students who attend the liberal arts institution. Longtime Auburn resident and Bates parent Barbara Trafton will lead the fund-raising effort for a new endowment that will be dedicated to the financial support of students from Lewiston, Auburn and surrounding communities in Androscoggin County.

Monday

December 6, 2004 3:41 pm

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school tournament

For the second consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted an all-day forensics tournament Saturday, Dec. 4, for approximately 260 Maine high school students. A scheduled tournament for the 2004-05 season of the Maine Forensics Association, the judged competition featured events in speech, Lincoln-Douglas debate and Student Congress. The MFA promotes the development of articulate leadership among secondary students throughout the state.

Tuesday

November 30, 2004 12:15 pm

Israeli consul to New England to discuss Middle East peace prospect

Hillel Newman, the Israeli consul to New England in Boston, will offer a lecture titled “Prospects for Peace in the Middle East: After Arafat” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 207-786-6195.

Friday

November 19, 2004 12:23 pm

Bates receives award for leadership in tobacco control

The college has received an award for its adoption of a policy that strengthens tobacco control efforts on campus.

Monday

November 15, 2004 1:03 pm

Bates hosts leading composer-theorists for concert, residency

Robert Cogan and Pozzi Escot, known internationally as composers and as music theorists expert in relationships between music and such disciplines as math and physics, are spending a weeklong residency at Bates College that includes two events open to the public at no cost.