Archives for "Civic engagement"
March 31, 2005 11:24 am
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.
March 23, 2005 1:53 pm
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.
January 13, 2005 10:02 am
Author Elizabeth Minnich speaks on the complex challenges of providing a liberal arts education Thursday, Jan. 20, in Chase Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue.
December 10, 2004 3:04 pm
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.
December 6, 2004 3:41 pm
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.
November 30, 2004 12:15 pm
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.
November 19, 2004 12:23 pm
The college has received an award for its adoption of a policy that strengthens tobacco control efforts on campus.
November 15, 2004 1:03 pm
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.
November 9, 2004 12:45 pm
The annual Writers Harvest reading at Bates College will be given by Cleopatra Mathis, professor of English at Dartmouth College and author of five collections of poetry, at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Ave.
November 2, 2004 12:31 pm
“Have you voted today?” asked senior Katie Franich as she greeted classmates entering Chase Hall for lunch. Franich, of Milton, Mass., was one of a group of Bates students who participated in a nonpartisan election-day canvass to encourage their peers to go to the polls and vote. She wore an oversized T-shirt that read: “Make them pay attention to us. VOTE November 2.”