Archives for "Civic engagement"
October 4, 2010 10:31 am
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.
May 11, 2010 1:35 pm
The 11th annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave., starting at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 13. Continuing a long relationship between Bates and the high school, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates sponsors this year’s event, and two Bates students are helping to coordinate the fair.
April 22, 2010 4:23 pm
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Bates College a $150,000 grant that recognizes President Elaine Tuttle Hansen’s leadership at…
March 12, 2010 9:25 am
This year’s William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace will be presented to Kate Doria, a Bates College senior active in community service, and Outright L/A, a sex and gender support group. An awards ceremony and potluck supper will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Bates College, 95 Russell St.
February 26, 2010 4:06 pm
Bates College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.
February 4, 2010 4:47 pm
Rupert Brown will discuss the “contact hypothesis,” the argument that contact among members of different groups will reduce existing prejudice and improve social relations between them.
January 29, 2010 11:15 am
The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College holds its fifth annual community celebration, featuring the Deansmen, Bates Step Team, Bald Hill Trio, Hillview Girls Aspirations Program and the Androscoggin Valley Education Collaborative Writing Program.
December 23, 2009 5:31 am
Craig Saddlemire ’05 went from observer to activist as he chronicled a Lewiston neighborhood fighting to be heard.
December 21, 2009 11:02 am
President Reynolds, who died in September, defined his Bates presidency when he climbed into that U-Haul truck.
December 11, 2009 4:59 pm
Dressed in college garb on Dec. 4, staff at Bates College pose on the steps of Hathorn Hall for the…