Stories about "Civic engagement"
Social activist to discuss spirituality at Bates

Friday, October 31, 1997 12:01 pm

Kip Tiernan, founder of Rosie's Place for Women, the Greater Boston Food Bank and Healthcare for the Homeless, will discuss "A Social Activist's Perspective" as part of a new Bates College lecture series, "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul," at 4:30 p.m., Nov. 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates Dance Festival holds youth arts program

Wednesday, July 30, 1997 10:22 am

The Bates College Dance Festival, in sponsorship with the City of Lewiston Recreation Department, is conducting a three-week "Youth Arts Program" from July 28 through Aug. 16 at the Lewiston Memorial Armory on Central Avenue. Sixty-one Lewiston children, ages six to 17, are involved with music and dance classes Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon.

Bates Dance Festival plans community performance project

Monday, June 2, 1997 10:28 am

The Bates Dance Festival invites senior citizens and teenagers from Lewiston-Auburn and surrounding communities to participate in a three-week intensive workshop, July 28 through Aug. 15, under the direction of choreographer and educator Jeff Bliss.

Wortham receives Maine Service-Learning Award

Thursday, May 1, 1997 11:52 am

Stanton Wortham, assistant professor of education at Bates College, has been honored with the Maine Campus Compact's Faculty Service-Learning Award. Wortham was recognized for designing several innovative service-learning projects, including a program in which Latino Bates students tutor and mentor Latino schoolchildren in S.A.D. 52 (Turner, Maine) schools.

Bates community to hold "read-in"

Tuesday, January 14, 1997 3:26 pm

In commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, and in an effort to encourage literacy, more than 120 students, faculty and staff from Bates College will hold a "read-in" for youngsters in grades K-3 classrooms in Lewiston and Auburn schools on Thursday and Friday .

Lecture series on civic life to begin

Tuesday, September 3, 1996 9:23 am

A Harvard political scientist will discuss civic life as the first talk in a lecture series, The Quality of Our Civic Discourse and Civic Life, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Maine Gay Men's Chorus to appear

Tuesday, March 12, 1996 11:06 am

The Maine Gay Men's Chorus will perform a concert, "Love Don't Need A Reason," at Bates College on March 17 at 3 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

FBI's Alleged Crimes are Conference Topic

Thursday, March 7, 1996 10:11 am

Speaking at 1 p.m. March 23 will be Ed Tatro, who will present a four-hour lecture in which he will link the FBI to the assassinations of Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Tatro was a consultant to director Oliver Stone during the filming of the motion picture "JFK."

Students seek local stories of the Great Depression

Monday, February 5, 1996 9:30 am

Students in a Bates College economics seminar are asking area residents who lived through the Great Depression to discuss their experiences.

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