Stories about "Alumni and friends"
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Q&A: Students click with digital marketing consultant Ashley Hart ’91

Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:07 pm

Hart talks about her return to teach for Short Term, her dedication to marketing — and how she discovered that passion as a member of the Chase Hall Committee.

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How did Ed Muskie ’36 get baseballs signed by the Yankees, Giants, and Dodgers?

Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00 am

The signed baseballs include Hall of Fame signatures of Jackie Robinson, Yogi Berra, and Mickey Mantle.

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Love, family, and Bates friendship drive the documentary Guys Next Door

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:59 pm

An alumna-directed documentary about family that grew out of the love and friendship among Bates classmates plays on March 30 at the college.

Christina Lang '18 of Novato, Calif., dances with Erin Fuller '18 of Reno, Nev.
Bates at Night: Ballroom Society, a ‘contact sport’

Friday, March 3, 2017 12:35 pm

Student members of the Bates Ballroom Society make all the right moves on Wednesday night.

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Video: Bates and Bowdoin team up to honor the late Marsha Graef

Friday, November 18, 2016 11:26 am

In their first weekend of play, the Bates and Bowdoin women's basketball teams will find common ground on their home courts of Alumni Gym and Morrell Gym.

John Kramer '95. (Susan Wilson)
Kramer ’95 to perform ‘The People United Will Never Be Defeated!’

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 2:18 pm

Performing at Bates College on March 18, pianist John Kramer '95 returns to the place where he decided to become a musician.

Members of the campus community attend the gift announcement celebration in Memorial Commons on Friday. The gathering included faculty, staff, students, trustees, and Alumni Council members. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program

Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am

The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.

The college's 35 percent giving increase in 2015 was matched by a surge in attendance at the annual Presidential Events, including the New York City event at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art, where  journalist Bryant Gumbel ’70 (left) interviewed President Spencer and Trustee Emeritus Michael Chu ’80 on the topic "The Liberal Arts in an Age of Disruption." (Matthew Carasella Photography)
Giving to Bates jumps more than 30 percent for second straight year

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:41 am

Giving to Bates College in 2015 increased more than 30 percent for the second consecutive year, as the college received $21.6 million from alumni, parents, and friends.

Matt Perejda '14, keynote speaker at the April 4 Bobcat Ventures pitch competition, is shown with Analysis Group co-founder Bruce Stangle '70 in 2014. Stangle visited campus for the Voices in Entrepreneurship program. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
With at least $5,000 in the offing, student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas

Friday, April 3, 2015 11:55 am

Bobcat Ventures, a Bates College student organization dedicated to entrepreneurship, is sponsoring a business idea competition on April 4.

Seattle Chocolates’ Owner and CEO, Jean Thompson '82. (Kate Baldwin)
Top L.L.Bean, Seattle Chocolates executives to discuss purposeful work

Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:01 am

In the latest in a series of Bates College events exploring purposeful work, the CEO of Seattle Chocolates and the CMO for retailer L.L.Bean discuss their experiences on Nov. 10.

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