Stories about "Civic engagement"
‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

Friday, June 29, 2012 9:40 am

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Students in the Short Term course "Making African American History: Preserving the Archives of the Portland NAACP" examine documents during a work session at the University of Southern Maine. From left: Joncarl Hersey '12, Tasheana Dukuly '€™12, professor Mollie Godfrey, Munroe Graham '€™13, Brad Reynolds '€™14. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Two Bates seniors among six statewide recognized for community service

Friday, April 27, 2012 3:25 pm

Two Bates seniors have been recognized statewide for their contributions to the Lewiston-Auburn community.

Video: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13...

Dean Emeritus James Carignan '61, man of 'high energy, principled action and unwavering commitment,' dies at 72

Monday, August 15, 2011 9:35 am

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Dean Emeritus of...

Video: Sun Journal visits Lewiston summer camp founded by Sleeper ’08

Thursday, July 21, 2011 8:51 am

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling...

Habitat for Humanity project 'significant and enduring' for Bates students

Friday, June 3, 2011 1:41 pm

Simone Schriger ’14 of Los Angeles, Calif., recently participated in a Habitat...

Video: Looking back, Simone Pathe '11 reflects on Lewiston and Rwanda

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 4:04 pm

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their...

Athlete Ally pledge signing wraps up Pride Festival

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 11:47 am

The Bates College student group OUTfront hosts the first Bates Pride Festival, starting with an outdoor concert at noon Thursday, May 5, on the lawn at the student residence at 280 College St.

Bates anthropologist, student honored for community work

Friday, April 29, 2011 2:23 pm

The Maine Campus Compact has honored a Bates College senior and a member of the college's anthropology faculty for their commitment to public engagement. Visiting Instructor of Anthropology Heather Lindkvist is one of five college faculty in Maine to receive the Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence. Jessica Igoe, an economics major and education minor from Lexington, Mass., was one of four students at Maine colleges honored with the Heart and Soul Award, recognizing exemplary civic engagement.

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