Stories about "Civic engagement"
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Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

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Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

Friday, November 1, 2013 10:38 am

“When you have talented teacher-scholars mentoring very bright, internationally oriented students, you get great results in the fellowship arena.”

Patrick Dempsey presents the CBB Challenge College Cup to, from left, organizer Hillary Throckmorton '15, Abby Zwetchkenbaum '15 (one of two top Bates fundraisers, along with Julia Gordon '15), President Clayton Spencer and the Bates Bobcat on Oct. 13 during a ceremony in Lewiston's Simard-Payne Park. (Meg Kimmel/Bates College)
Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Hillary Throckmorton '15 marshals community participation in the CBB Dempsey Challenge to secure a Bates victory.

Corey Dolgon, sociologist at Stonehill College.
Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:06 pm

Sociologist Corey Dolgon discusses the challenges of activism in a neo-liberal society on Oct. 22.

Planting time at The Farm at VYCC. (Megan Lubetkin '16/VYCC)
Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Megan Lubetkin '16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

The Lake Auburn buoy in place. Holly Ewing/Bates College.
Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 2:33 pm

A collaboration between Bates and the Auburn Water District is enabling authorities to better monitor conditions in the lake that supplies drinking water to the Twin Cities.

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Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Friday, May 31, 2013 1:18 pm

Bates' popular "Clean Sweep" sale returns for the 13th year on Saturday, June 15.

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Campus extends helping hands to downtown fire relief efforts

Thursday, May 9, 2013 1:44 pm

As the Lewiston-Auburn community rallies around the victims of three multi-building fires downtown, Bates is coordinating campus efforts to support the relief.

For her senior thesis in environmental studies, Taryn O’Connell ‘13 investigated a debate about Androscoggin River pollution that took place in Lewiston in the 1950s. Photograph by Hank Schless '13.
Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

In her thesis, Taryn O'Connell '13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

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