Archives for "Civic engagement"
May 5, 2011 4:10 pm
The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College has honored 15 individuals and organizations for their achievements in community collaboration. Rooted in the academic purpose of Bates, the Harward Center is a focal point for teaching and learning that connects academic and community interests. Reflecting this mission, recipients of Harward Center awards connect Bates with the larger community through collaboration, research and service.
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.
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.
April 28, 2011 10:44 am
Bates presents a community forum for local labor leaders and Latino immigrants in an event starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday,…
April 25, 2011 9:13 am
From the shores of the Androscoggin River to the slopes of Bradbury Mountain, dozens of Bates College students, staff and faculty will fan out through Lewiston-Auburn and beyond on Saturday, April 30, to give the environment a helping hand.
April 5, 2011 10:10 am
The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services. Reporter…
February 11, 2011 9:45 am
Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.
February 7, 2011 2:34 pm
As Cairo’s protesters march across world stage, it’s easy to equate activism with fiery direct action. But let’s not forget…
February 3, 2011 2:44 pm
For the 11th year, Bates students are supporting efforts to reduce domestic violence with a production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Feb. 11-13, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.
January 28, 2011 1:35 pm
Maine news outlets highlighted the leadership of women’s advocate Sarah Standiford ’97 in recent stories about a new study of…