Stories about "Civic engagement"
Campus extends helping hands to downtown fire relief efforts

Thursday, May 9, 2013 1:44 pm

As the Lewiston-Auburn community rallies around the victims of three multi-building fires downtown, Bates is coordinating campus efforts to support the relief.

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

In her thesis, Taryn O'Connell '13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

Psychology department receives national award for dedication to service

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:29 pm

Bates is one of two higher-education institutions nationwide to be honored by the American Psychological Association for a distinctive culture of service to the field of psychology.

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Monday, October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

On Oct. 20, the Olin Arts Center hosts the daylong event Villages, produced by Maine's independent organizer of TED-style presentations, TEDxDirigo

‘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.

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...

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