Stories about "Lewiston-Auburn"
Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

While researching "The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn," historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

A scene from "Twelve O'Clock Boys," featured at the Emerge Film Festival.
Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

Monday, April 6, 2015 3:46 pm

As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event's second year.

Bates men's lacrosse coach Peter Lasagna (with back to camera) works with fourth-graders at Martel School on Jan. 21, 2015, during the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:00 am

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

The fun begins during the 2014 Clean Sweep "garage sale" at Bates. (Alexander Hulse '15)
Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:48 am

Clean Sweep 2014: reducing waste, strengthening community bonds and generating money for nonprofit organizations.

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Destany Franklin '14 received the Maine Campus Compact's Heart and Soul Student Award for her work with the Hillview youth program.

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

Students and local residents enjoy a concluding a cappella performance during the debut College Night in Town (now known as Bates Night in Town). (Michael Pasek '12/Bates College)
Bates Night in Town to celebrate campus, community ties

Friday, May 2, 2014 2:28 pm

For the fourth time, Bates students and downtown businesses are eagerly anticipating Bates Night in Town, the May 7 celebration of town-gown ties.

Patrick Dempsey presents the CBB Challenge College Cup to, from left, organizer Hillary Throckmorton '15, Abby Zwetchkenbaum '15 (one of two top Bates fundraisers, along with Julia Gordon '15), President Clayton Spencer and the Bates Bobcat on Oct. 13 during a ceremony in Lewiston's Simard-Payne Park. (Meg Kimmel/Bates College)
Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Hillary Throckmorton '15 marshals community participation in the CBB Dempsey Challenge to secure a Bates victory.

For her senior thesis in environmental studies, Taryn O’Connell ‘13 investigated a debate about Androscoggin River pollution that took place in Lewiston in the 1950s. Photograph by Hank Schless '13.
Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

In her thesis, Taryn O'Connell '13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

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