Archives for "Alumni and friends"
February 10, 2004 4:00 pm
'Seed of Sarah' author Judith Magyar Isaacson, former Bates dean, honored by Maine Women's Hall of Fame
Judith Magyar Isaacson of Auburn, author of the acclaimed “Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor” and a champion of women’s rights at Bates College during the 1970s, is one of this year’s two inductees into the Maine Women’s Hall of Fame.
February 4, 2004 3:51 pm
Author, filmmaker, writer and professor Melvin B. Donalson, a member of the Bates Class of 1973, will give a lecture titled “Black Masculinity in American Cinema” at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 12, Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the talk free of charge.
October 30, 2003 1:21 pm
This weekend Alan Wayne ’60 will complete a coast-to-coast visit of two of the nation’s most historic college football fields. Last Saturday, Wayne was at the Rose Bowl with 61,788 spectators, reporting on the Arizona State-UCLA game. This weekend he will be in the stands at Garcelon Field with a number of Bates football alumni from his era.
October 30, 2003 12:35 pm
Known as a visionary cultural ecologist and philosopher, David Abram will give a talk titled “Wilderness and Shadowed Wonder: Some Words Against the Forgetting of the Earth” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.
October 26, 2003 3:48 pm
A play, a special presentation and a hike this week will continue a series of events celebrating the 25th anniversary of Bates College’s stewardship of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, 600 acres of land that include Maine’s last undeveloped barrier beach.
October 7, 2003 11:06 am
Bates College has been selected as the host for the 2004 NCAA Division III Men’s Tennis championships, pending ratification by the NCAA Management Council at a meeting on Oct. 20th. The team tournament will begin on Wednesday, May 12th, and the individual tournament will run from Saturday May 15th through Monday, May 17th at the Wallach Tennis Center.
September 17, 2003 11:03 am
The Bates College community will gather during Homecoming Weekend to dedicate a scoreboard in memory of Morgan W. McDuffee, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on the Campus Avenue Field, adjacent to John Bertram Hall, 78 Central Avenue. An alumni lacrosse game follows the dedication.
August 8, 2003 10:46 am
Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.
April 25, 2003 9:17 am
Whatever their occupations, Bates alumni know their experiences since graduation constitute a knowledge resource that can benefit fellow alumni as well as today’s students. And they’re not stingy with that resource.
March 12, 2003 4:20 pm
Bates has won a $35,190 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., to expand entrepreneurial career programming for students and alumni and raise awareness of entrepreneurship in the liberal arts.