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...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am
Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.
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.
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.
Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:42 pm
Maine Sunday Telegram columnist Bill Nemitz writes about a community-building act of...
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.