Stories about "Alumni and friends"
Bates to host NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament

Tuesday, 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.

Bates dedicates scoreboard in McDuffee’s memory

Wednesday, 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.

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Friday, 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.

Grant bolsters entrepreneurial programs

Wednesday, 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.

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SignalQuest co-founders to speak at their alma mater

Wednesday, March 5, 2003 3:54 pm

The college Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents a talk by the Bates alumni who co-founded the New Hampshire high-tech sensor development firm SignalQuest at 7 p.m. Monday, March 17, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Junior injured in Rhode Island fire recovering at home

Monday, February 24, 2003 2:52 pm

Bates College junior Philip B. Barr, of Lincoln, R.I., was injured in the February 20 nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 99 people and injured more than 180.

Bates, peer colleges file in support of University of Michigan admissions policy

Thursday, February 20, 2003 2:44 pm

Bates College is adding its support to the defense of the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy in admissions.

Classmates Freeman, Chamberlain compete in Nordic World Championships

Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:22 pm

Classmates Justin Freeman '98 and Dave Chamberlain '98 are members of the U.S. cross country team competing in the World Championships Feb. 18-March 1 at Val di Fiemme, Italy. Freeman and Chamberlain join Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler '78 as the only Bates alumni to represent the United States at a Winter Olympics or World Championships.

Career seminars link liberal arts, entrepreneurial success

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:58 pm

The virtues of a liberal arts education don't spring immediately to mind when you imagine two guys putt-putting around Nantucket Harbor peddling homemade fruit juice to thirsty boaters. But there's a real connection between the entrepreneurial spirit behind a business like Nantucket Nectars — which today employs 150 and markets its extensive juice line in 40 states, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean — and the traits nurtured at small liberal arts colleges.

Bates panel considers a Republican-controlled government'

Thursday, January 16, 2003 1:36 pm

Four panelists, sounding off on a variety of issues, will present a discussion titled "The Implications of a Republican-Controlled Government," followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

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