Stories about "Civic engagement"
Bates students join Auburn schools to lead environmental day camp

Tuesday, June 16, 1998 12:40 pm

The Auburn School Department, in collaboration with four students at Bates College, is opening an environmental summer day camp for students in grades 2-8 at the 13-acre Auburn Land Lab located in the C.P. Wight School at the northern end of Lake Auburn. Transportation is available.

Psychology professor wins service-learning award

Tuesday, May 26, 1998 1:30 pm

Georgia Nell Nigro, associate professor of psychology at Bates College, has been named one of two 1998 recipients of the Maine Campus Compact (MCC) Faculty Service-Learning Award, one of the most prestigious awards for community service in the state of Maine.

Local residents receive Class of 1997 Scholarships

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:11 pm

Christopher J. Gousse of Lewiston and Brian H. Houston of Poland have been named inaugural recipients of a Bates College scholarship fund awarded annually to children of Bates employees.

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.

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