Archives for "Civic engagement"
David Scobey tells Inside Higher Ed readers that colleges should launch community news organizations

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:58 pm

An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests...

Open Forum

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Friday, June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.

Fourth Bates College 'yard sale' to benefit local non-profits

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 12:23 pm

Clean Sweep, Bates College's fourth annual sale of furnishings and other goods donated by departing students, takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 19, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, June 20, at the college's Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Benefactor keeps slain man's dream from dying

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:42 pm

Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of...

Author McKibben and key figure in 'renewable energy island' to speak

Thursday, March 12, 2009 11:40 am

On March 12 and 13, two decisive actors in the effort to curtail global climate change offer back-to-back talks at Bates College.

A cappella thrives at Bates

Monday, February 16, 2009 3:49 pm

The Deansmen, one of Bates College’s two all-male a cappella groups, peforms during the Fourth Annual Harward Center Community Partnerships Community Celebration at the Lewiston Public Library.

Harward Center panel discusses feminism and women's rights

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 12:00 pm

Debra Schultz, an historian and human rights consultant; Jael Silliman, a women’s rights program officer for the Ford Foundation; and Shalom Odokara, executive director of Women in Need Industries, offer a presentation titled "Women’s Rights and Women’s Activism: An International Perspective".

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

Monday, January 19, 2009 10:02 am

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.

Bates retrospective: 2008 in review

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:29 pm

Enjoy this look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates College events and achievements of 2008.

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