Archives for "Civic engagement"


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.


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…


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…


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.”


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 .


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.


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.


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.


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…