Archives for "Civic engagement"


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.


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.


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,…


April 25, 2011 9:13 am

Bates launches EcoService Day with green projects on, off campus

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

Press Herald profiles Maine 'treasure' Sawin Millett '59

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

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.


February 7, 2011 2:34 pm

Fifty years later, To Kill a Mockingbird still a call to action

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

Robinson Players offer 11th 'Vagina Monologues'

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

Standiford '97 leads defense of embattled Maine family program

Maine news outlets highlighted the leadership of women’s advocate Sarah Standiford ’97 in recent stories about a new study of…


January 27, 2011 9:21 am

Fun, music, treats in store at Harward Center's sixth Community Celebration

Expect fun, food and performances at the sixth annual Community Celebration hosted by the College’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships.