Archives for "Leaders"

Monday

August 17, 2015 10:00 am

Summer Student Work: Joaquin Espinosa ’16 helps startups help the world

Summer Student Work: Joaquin Espinosa ’16 helps startups help the world

Espinosa had a Bates-funded Purposeful Work internship at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund founded in 2013 and based in Washington, D.C.

Friday

August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

Tuesday

August 4, 2015 9:28 am

Sean Findlen ’99 named chief communications officer at Bates

Sean Findlen ’99 named chief communications officer at Bates

Sean T. Findlen, a senior vice president with the global communications firm Weber Shandwick, will become the college’s chief communications officer, effective Sept. 1.

Thursday

July 2, 2015 8:00 am

Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Vale, whose appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2015, is currently director of digital learning at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Friday

June 26, 2015 10:48 am

Multimedia: Steel-beam celebration ‘tops off’ new residence hall construction

Multimedia: Steel-beam celebration ‘tops off’ new residence hall construction

The crowd gave applause and cheers as the beam twirled toward its destination along the roofline of 55 Campus Avenue.

Tuesday

June 23, 2015 12:00 pm

Multimedia: President Spencer’s event in New York City with Bryant Gumbel ’70 and Michael Chu ’80

Multimedia: President Spencer’s event in New York City with Bryant Gumbel ’70 and Michael Chu ’80

Text, photo, and video coverage of an evening that featured compelling Bates people, a great venue at the Whitney Museum, and spirited conversation about Bates in an age of disruption.

Tuesday

June 16, 2015 2:19 pm

President Spencer honored with degree from Bishop’s University

President Spencer honored with degree from Bishop’s University

President Clayton Spencer has received an honorary degree from Bishop’s University in Quebec, an institution devoted to the “liberal education of undergraduates.”

Sunday

May 31, 2015 1:02 pm

Commencement 2015: President Clayton Spencer’s welcome

Commencement 2015: President Clayton Spencer’s welcome

Remarks as delivered. Welcome to the 149th Commencement of Bates College. This is the moment when we gather as a…

Friday

May 29, 2015 9:47 am

‘Wild rumpus’ reveals Short Term spirit of innovation, experimentation

‘Wild rumpus’ reveals Short Term spirit of innovation, experimentation

Bates College’s second Curricular Innovation Showcase was a window into programs that have taken Short Term to the next level as a time for course development.

Friday

May 22, 2015 12:50 pm

Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.