Stories about "Civic engagement"
Bates alumni present public interest career forum

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 12:49 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships, in conjunction with Alumni and Parent Programs and the Office of Career Services, presents a public interest career forum for current Bates students entitled "Beyond the Bubble: Batesies in Public Work" from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in the Benjamin Mays Center. A barbeque for participating students, faculty, staff and alumni immediately follows the presentation.

Law center co-founder: Journey toward justice is far from finished

Friday, May 9, 2008 2:47 pm

"Selfishness and greed have toppled many great empires in the past," Southern Poverty Law Center co-founder Morris Dees told a Bates audience on May 8.

Famed civil rights attorney Morris Dees to speak at Bates May 8

Monday, May 5, 2008 2:49 pm

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, will deliver a keynote address, "With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation," at 4 p.m. May 8 in the Bates College Chapel.

Bates Field Day full of play for area kids and Bates student-athletes

Sunday, April 27, 2008 10:01 am

Yellow "Bates Field Day" T-shirts could be seen bouncing all over the Bates campus on Sunday, brightening a mostly overcast and slightly drizzly spring day. Brighter still were the smiles on the faces of some 200 local children and 100 Bates student-athletes, who clearly had a ball playing an array of games together for an afternoon.

Androscoggin Scholarships strengthen Bates' roots in the community

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:33 am

Historian David Garcelon and Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen stand with two of the four 2007-08 Androscoggin Scholars: William Locke, left, and Hannah Giasson, far right. Bates College awarded Androscoggin Scholarships for the 2007-08 academic year to four local students, including a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Bates junior one of seven to receive statewide award for service

Thursday, April 17, 2008 10:29 am

Jessica Adelman, a Bates junior from Waban, Mass., is one of seven undergraduate students across the state to receive the Maine Campus Compact's 2008 Heart and Soul Award.

Plan to reduce child prostitution in Tanzania named Project for Peace

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 10:41 am

A plan by three Bates College students to offer Tanzanian street children a survival alternative to a pervasive sex-for-food trade has won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program.

Harward Center awards Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 10:03 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has awarded three Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants to Bates faculty members, the first of two rounds of awards for 2007-08. These "PEAP" grants are designed to offer faculty and staff significant support for publicly engaged teaching, research, cultural and other community projects. In the current round, three faculty-led projects received grants totaling $11,223.

Erin Reed '08 and Lots to Gardens receive 2008 Stringfellow Awards

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:20 am

The Right Rev. Steven Charleston, president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., recently visited Bates College to speak and present the annual William Stringfellow Awards in Justice and Peace. Charleston's lecture honored the legacy of William Stringfellow, Bates class of 1949, a lawyer and lay theologian prominent in the American peace movement. His visit coincided with the 2008 William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace, presented this year to Bates senior Erin Reed of Wareham, Mass., and the Lots to Gardens program of Lewiston.

Anthony Phillips '10 selected for national summer institute

Monday, March 17, 2008 10:12 am

The Institute for Responsible Citizenship has selected Anthony Phillips, Bates Class of 2010, as one of 24 young men to participate in its summer leadership program in Washington, D.C. He was chosen from hundreds of applicants from universities all over the country to be part of the institute's sixth class.

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