Archives for "People and groups"

Monday

July 15, 2013 3:00 pm

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Alumni rallied to deliver several annual giving milestones to the 2012–13 Bates Fund.

Monday

June 10, 2013 1:58 pm

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

Why go to college? It means a meaningful life, says psychologist Jill Reich

If you want to know how the Bates education addresses student needs, developmental and intellectual, it’s hard to imagine anyone better equipped than Jill Reich.

Sunday

May 26, 2013 3:23 pm

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

“Many of the so-called experts have been wrong and now need to be second-guessed,” the co-founder and chairman of organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm told the Bates Class of 2013. “And that’s actually your job.”

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

The graduates’ level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, “will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement.”

Sunday

May 26, 2013 11:00 am

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Alumni parents celebrate children’s unique achievements

Following in their parents’ footprints may have led them to Bates, but children of alumni blaze their own trails on campus — and their families couldn’t be more proud.

Tuesday

May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Known as a top producer of students receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, Bates will graduate 10 such students — a record number for the college.

Thursday

May 9, 2013 6:00 pm

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Trustee Chair Emeritus E. Robert Kinney ’39, corporate and civic leader with ‘good, gutsy Maine business sense,’ dies at 96

Kinney was a model corporate leader, a former CEO of General Mills who “always ready with a helping hand.”

Friday

May 3, 2013 3:44 pm

Maine magazine profiles President Clayton Spencer

In the April issue of Maine Magazine, President Clayton Spencer talks about her love affair with Maine and her philosophy of “shared enterprise.”

Tuesday

April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

The honorary degree candidates “show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

Thursday

April 18, 2013 3:39 pm

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Initiatives to foster Mideast dialogue and nurture collaborative conversations in Myanmar have garnered Davis Project for Peace awards for three students.