Archives for "Civic engagement"

Thursday

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.

Thursday

December 2, 2010 12:42 pm

Press Herald spotlights Maine Senate president Raye '83 and his 'passion for politics'

The Portland Press Herald makes clear that politics and public service are twin passions for Kevin Raye ’83, Maine’s new…

Friday

November 12, 2010 12:27 pm

'We are partners' is theme of Garcelon-sponsored admission panel

Families from the Lewiston-Auburn area who are beginning the college search heard encouraging words recently from Nancy Cable, vice president…

Friday

November 5, 2010 2:06 pm

Free panel discussion Nov. 11 at Bates demystifies college search process

Topics include “Interviewing Tips” and “Financial Aid Basics.”

Wednesday

October 27, 2010 10:19 am

Some free tickets available; LePage drops out of MPBN debate

Tickets for the Oct. 28 gubernatorial debate are free and a limited number of them are still available on a first-come, first-served basis, via e-mail at .

Tuesday

October 26, 2010 4:20 pm

Civic Forum series concludes with panel on journalism, democracy

Three experienced journalists offer a discussion titled “The Role of Journalism in a Democracy” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in Bates College’s Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

October 26, 2010 4:14 pm

Activist revisits civil rights work in autobiographical play

During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, John Perdew dropped out of Harvard in order to fight for the equal rights of all Americans. Some 40 years later, he turned his story into The Education of a Harvard Guy, a play that he performs at Bates College at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Monday

October 18, 2010 12:04 pm

Healthcare expert to offer lessons from Taiwan's universal system

Dr. William Hsiao, an economist at the Harvard School of Public Health and architect of Taiwan’s universal healthcare system, offers the presentation Taiwan’s Health Reforms: Lessons for the U.S. and Maine at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

October 14, 2010 2:10 pm

Video: Garrand '79 analyzes TV ads in Maine's 2nd Congressional race

Maine Public Broadcasting’s Morning Edition radio program invited Brenda Garrand ’79, president of the Garrand communications firm, and fellow ad…

Monday

October 4, 2010 10:31 am

Civic Forums offers presentations on education reform, healthcare

Exploring topics of broad interest, Bates College’s Civic Forum series begins in October with a panel discussion on education reform, followed by a presentation by an expert on health care finance. In a discussion titled Wrestling with School Reform in Maine: National Strategies, Local Realities, national and regional education experts examine different approaches to reform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The following week, Dr. William Hsiao, an economist at the Harvard School of Public Health and architect of Taiwan’s universal healthcare system, offers the presentation Taiwan’s Health Reforms: Lessons for the U.S. and Maine at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, also in Muskie Archives.