Archives for "Civic engagement"

Wednesday

October 5, 2011 10:04 am

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

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.

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

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

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13 of McLean, Va., AESOP students work on a…

Monday

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…

Thursday

July 21, 2011 8:51 am

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

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…

Friday

June 3, 2011 1:41 pm

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

Simone Schriger ’14 of Los Angeles, Calif., recently participated in a Habitat for Humanity project with fellow Bates students. Her…

Wednesday

May 25, 2011 4:04 pm

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

Through Commencement, we’ll offer brief videos of Bates seniors reflecting on their Bates experience. Here, Simone Pathe ’11 of Madison,…

Thursday

May 5, 2011 4:10 pm

Harward Center honors 15 persons and organizations for community work

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.

Tuesday

May 3, 2011 11:47 am

Athlete Ally pledge signing wraps up Pride Festival

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.

Friday

April 29, 2011 2:23 pm

Bates anthropologist, student honored for community work

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.

Thursday

April 28, 2011 10:44 am

Bates hosts community forum for labor leaders, Latino immigrants

Bates presents a community forum for local labor leaders and Latino immigrants in an event starting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday,…