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Wednesday

October 21, 2009
4:12 pm

Byers, Kaluba recount Phillips Fellowship experiences in Indonesia, Central America

Barbara Byers ’10, a resident of Elkins, W.V., offered a performance native to West Java, Indonesia as part of an Oct. 7 presentation on student experiences made possible by the Phillips Student Fellowship program at Bates. Also presenting was Chomba Kaluba ’10, originally from Mpika, Zambia, and now a resident of Long Island, Maine.

Monday

September 28, 2009
10:23 am

Doug Brecher '10

The Bates College men’s cross country team placed the top two finishers and three of the top four in a…

Monday

September 25, 2006
12:00 am

2006 Orientation

Orientation for the Class of 2010, held Aug. 28-Sept. 8, included a little something for everyone.

Thursday

September 7, 2006
11:28 am

Class of 2010 at a glance

Bates welcomed 494 new first-year students and 17 transfer students as the fall semester started on Sept. 6. The college received 4,482 applications, second only to last year. According to the Office of Admissions, 87 percent graduated in the top fifth of their high school class. More than 10 percent are U.S. students from underrepresented minority groups, 5 percent are international students and 4 percent hold citizenships in both the United States and another country. First-generation-to-college students make up 8 percent of the entering class. New students have residences in 33 states and 32 foreign countries, from Bangladesh to Vietnam. Almost 80 percent of the new enrolled students had an admissions interview, either on campus or through the Alumni-In-Admissions network. Some 1,717 students are expected on campus this fall, with another 155 in Bates-sponsored programs off-campus.