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On the Coram Library porch, Bates Registrar Mary Meserve checks the diplomas one last time just prior to Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
It takes a campus to raise a Commencement

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:10 pm

Here's a sampling of the hundreds of actions, both tiny and Historic Quad-sized, that add up to a thrilling Bates College Commencement.

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.

President Clayton Spencer
President Spencer joins board of leading higher education group

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 8:52 am

Bates College President Clayton Spencer has been elected to the board of...

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Alexandre Dauge-Roth wins 2015 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:22 pm

One thing Bates College professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth wants his students to take away from his teaching is a better understanding of how their worldview is shaped by their own position.

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.

Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:51 am

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

Katharine Ott, assistant professor of mathematics. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:00 pm

New at Bates as an assistant professor of mathematics, Katharine Ott is eager to contribute to Bates' strong track record in bringing more women into math.

Nathan Tefft, assistant professor of economics. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Thursday, October 2, 2014 3:47 pm

Nathan Tefft, assistant professor of economics at Bates College, goes in for risky behavior — in his research, anyway.

Geoffrey Swift, vice president for finance and administration and treasurer at Bates.
Geoffrey Swift named Bates Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer

Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:58 am

"I am thrilled that we will have the benefit of Geoff’s financial and organizational leadership as we work together to map our institutional priorities and develop the resources to support them,” said President Spencer.

From left, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer, Student Government President Alyssa Morgosh '15 and college President Clayton Spencer prepare to speak at Bates' 2014 Convocation. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 4:25 pm

Likening the Bates experience to a voyage of discovery, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer's 2014 Convocation address was the centerpiece of the midday ceremony.

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