Archives for "People and groups"

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.

Wednesday

April 17, 2013 2:43 pm

Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Jon Marcus ’82 describes solidarity and resolve in the aftermath of the April 15 bombings.

Tuesday

April 16, 2013 1:52 pm

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Spurred by the mantra “Beat Colby,” Bates’ young alumni have secured their first March Mania victory in the challenge’s four-year history.

Wednesday

March 6, 2013 12:10 pm

Pangallo ’03 directs 17th-century comedy ‘Swaggering Damsel’

Pangallo ’03 directs 17th-century comedy ‘Swaggering Damsel’

“The Swaggering Damsel,” a 17th-century comedy, appears in Bates College performances on Thursday through Sunday, March 21-24.

Thursday

February 28, 2013 2:42 pm

Singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards, jazzman Wayne DeLano to perform

Singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards, jazzman Wayne DeLano to perform

In back-to-back concerts March 14-15, Bates presents singer-songwriter Jonathan Edwards and jazz saxophonist Wayne DeLano.

Monday

February 25, 2013 11:02 am

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper’s new editor.

Thursday

February 21, 2013 4:21 pm

March at Bates to begin with avant-garde, classical and Celtic sounds

March at Bates to begin with avant-garde, classical and Celtic sounds

The first weekend of March will be a rich one at Bates College for music lovers.

Thursday

February 21, 2013 9:00 am

Multimedia: ‘Bates was my early-decision choice’ — President Spencer visits WRBC-FM

Multimedia: ‘Bates was my early-decision choice’ — President Spencer visits WRBC-FM

Spencer’s interview on student radio station WRBC-FM touched on a range of topics, including the obligation of a liberal arts college to help graduates get job and what responsible investing looks like.