Archives for "Civic engagement"

Tuesday

July 29, 2014 10:00 am

Summer Student Work: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost in L-A

Summer Student Work: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost in L-A

Brenna Callahan ’15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.

Tuesday

May 20, 2014 2:43 pm

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Rice-DeFosse honored for bringing Bates closer to Lewiston-Auburn’s French-speaking community

Professor Mary Rice-DeFosse’s academic work connects to a community once defined by its French Canadian origins and now influenced by French-speakers from such African nations as Djibouti, Chad and Congo.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 received the Maine Campus Compact’s Heart and Soul Student Award for her work with the Hillview youth program.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

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.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Friday

November 1, 2013 10:38 am

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

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

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

Thursday

October 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

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

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:06 pm

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

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

Wednesday

August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

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.