Stories about "Parents and families"
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Bobcat First! helps first-gen students find success that lasts

Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:18 pm

The Bobcat First! program for first-generation-to-college students at Bates College promotes participants’ success at Bates and beyond.

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At Post & Print, a window onto Bates student life

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:41 pm

In the era of online shopping, Bates Post & Print is the final stop for students' snacks, furniture, and Halloween costumes.

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Picture Story: Back to Bates 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017 1:14 pm

There’s no mistaking the colors, light, and feel of early autumn at Bates. Add more than a thousand alumni and family members, and voila: It's Back to Bates!

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Parents: Here’s your customized Back to Bates weather forecast

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:40 pm

Here's what Friday's and Saturday's temperatures in Lewiston will feel like for our Bates families.

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21 cool facts about 21 members of the Class of 2021

Friday, September 1, 2017 2:31 pm

The Class of 2021 includes a South Pole ski trekker, a vexillologist, and a certified instructor of mindfulness.

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Picture Story: Smiles, tears, and new beginnings on the Class of 2021’s Opening Day

Friday, September 1, 2017 2:10 pm

Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo capture move-in, decorations, presentations, receptions, and goodbyes.

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Q&A: New Bates A.D. Jason Fein on the NESCAC, his Yankees, and Commons pizza

Friday, September 1, 2017 12:17 pm

Jason Fein's rise through the AD ranks is a bit distinctive — in the same way his Brooklyn-bred New York sports loyalties are distinctive here in Maine.

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Hour by hour with the Class of 2021 on its Opening Day

Thursday, August 31, 2017 5:16 pm

Pictured over a span of just 12 hours, Opening Day represents something much bigger: the beginning of a lifetime experience for Bates students and families.

Pete Culcasi of Northbridge, Mass., looks at the eclipse through protective eyeglasses as his daughter, Maddie, and wife Jody, watch. A welder by trade, he'd also brought protective welder's glass. (Jay Burns/Bates College)
‘Follow me’: How Bates’ eclipse party got hopping

Friday, August 25, 2017 12:35 pm

“Excuse me,” Sylvia Deschaine told the surprised Admission gathering. “The eclipse is starting, and it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event."

The Bates classes that celebrated 2017 Reunions, including the high-energy 5th Reunion Class of 2012, boosted their Bates Fund giving by 53 percent over 2016. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Gifts to Bates top $27 million in 2016-17, new Bates Fund record set

Thursday, August 10, 2017 4:46 pm

The record $6.98 million total for the annual Bates Fund, a priority of The Bates Campaign, is a 7 percent jump.

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