Archives for "Civic engagement"
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…
December 8, 2009 12:37 pm
For some members of our community,the simple freedom of economic choice does not exist. Religious considerations prohibit Muslims in our community from using the American system of banking. Specifically, they are forbidden to use banking products that involve interest or money begetting money.That’s why, at the bank’s request, my Bates anthropology class “Production and Reproduction” took on a community-based research project involving the local Somali population this semester. We explored ways in which Islamic and American banking differ. Our research gave the bank ideas for Islamic banking services.
December 2, 2009 4:32 pm
Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
November 15, 2009 4:03 pm
A Boston Globe story describes the support network for six siblings of the Basij-Rasikh family of Afghanistan, several of whom…