Stories about "Civic engagement"
Bates named to presidential honor roll for community service

Friday, February 26, 2010 4:06 pm

Bates College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.

Bates' Harward Center holds annual community celebration

Friday, January 29, 2010 11:15 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College holds its fifth annual community celebration, featuring the Deansmen, Bates Step Team, Bald Hill Trio, Hillview Girls Aspirations Program and the Androscoggin Valley Education Collaborative Writing Program.

Like a Good Neighbor

Wednesday, December 23, 2009 5:31 am

Craig Saddlemire '05 went from observer to activist as he chronicled a Lewiston neighborhood fighting to be heard.

In May 1970, Bates President Thomas Hedley Reynolds climbs into the cab of a donated U-Haul truck to lead Bates students on a strike project: a downtown Lewiston trash cleanup. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
Scene Again: Reynolds’ Ride

Monday, December 21, 2009 11:02 am

President Reynolds, who died in September, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.

Bates supports College for ME-Androscoggin County-Wide College Going Day

Friday, December 11, 2009 4:59 pm

Dressed in college garb on Dec. 4, staff at Bates College pose...

Students explore local need for Islamic banking practices

Tuesday, December 8, 2009 12:37 pm

For some members of our community,the simple freedom of economic choice does not exist. Religious considerations prohibit Muslims in our community from using the American system of banking. Specifically, they are forbidden to use banking products that involve interest or money begetting money.That's why, at the bank's request, my Bates anthropology class "Production and Reproduction" took on a community-based research project involving the local Somali population this semester. We explored ways in which Islamic and American banking differ. Our research gave the bank ideas for Islamic banking services.

Documentary filmmakers discuss video's civic role

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 4:32 pm

Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

The Boston Globe tells of the Basij-Rasikh siblings' hope to shape Afghanistan's future

Sunday, November 15, 2009 4:03 pm

A Boston Globe story describes the support network for six siblings of...

H1N1 Update for Nov. 9

Monday, November 9, 2009 2:26 pm

After a hiatus of a couple of weeks, students have resumed their work in the local community in schools and other agencies.

The Rachel Maddow Show interviews Jesse Connolly '01, campaign manager for Maine's gay marriage referendum

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 12:17 pm

The day after voters overturned Maine’s gay-marriage law, Portland Press Herald columnist...

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