Archives for "Civic engagement"
November 29, 2011 1:43 pm
A school popular with students committed to social justice, Bates College presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Open to the public, the six-hour D4D on the Road Workshop will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership.
October 21, 2011 10:28 am
A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans’ relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year’s tragic massacre in Norway.
October 20, 2011 4:04 pm
The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation’s leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
October 5, 2011 10:04 am
The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation’s leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.
September 7, 2011 5:45 pm
Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13 of McLean, Va., AESOP students work on a…
August 15, 2011 9:35 am
Dean Emeritus James Carignan '61, man of 'high energy, principled action and unwavering commitment,' dies at 72
Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Dean Emeritus of the College James W. Carignan ’61, praised as…
July 21, 2011 8:51 am
Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…
June 3, 2011 1:41 pm
Simone Schriger ’14 of Los Angeles, Calif., recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity project with fellow Bates students. Her…
May 25, 2011 4:04 pm
Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Simone Pathe ’11 of Madison,…
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.