Stories about "Parents and families"
Opening Day 2015 , the first day of Orientation for the Class of 2019, included a First Generation to College Student and Parent Panel Discussion in Commons. Programming for First Gen students has been expanded this year. (Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College)
Here comes the Class of 2020, bringing ‘the world to Bates’

Friday, August 26, 2016 11:49 am

The 499 members of the Class of 2020 were selected from a pool of 5,356 applicants, the second-largest in Bates history.

Bates expects to award bachelor's degree to approximately 450 students, representing 35 U.S. states and 28 countries, on May 26. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

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.

The renovated Roger Williams Hall (at left) and Hedge Hall: "Projects I am proudest of," says Terry Beckmann. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

Friday, October 7, 2011 10:56 am

George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates

Multimedia: Parents and Family Weekend shines despite weather

Friday, October 7, 2011 8:48 am

Parents and Family Weekend 2011 (see more photographs) featured a wide range...

For parents during Orientation, a school bus parable

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 10:40 am

A highlight of the Parent Orientation was a story shared by Roland Davis '92, director of the Office of Intercultural Education. In urging parents to turn their kids loose, Davis told of how he learned to give his young daughter some independence as she began kindergarten.

Bates annual giving posts robust gains in 2011

Monday, August 22, 2011 10:51 am

Bates annual giving posted robust gains in the 2011 fiscal year, according...

Video: Seniors gathering for Commencement describe Bates in a word

Thursday, June 9, 2011 2:56 pm

Videographer Josh Ajamu ’14 of Breinigsville, Pa., and I headed out to...

Video: President Hansen's Baccalaureate address on 'figuring out what comes next'

Monday, June 6, 2011 1:00 pm

In her annual Baccalaureate address, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen tells the seniors...

Video: Commencement 2011 honorand panel discussion

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 11:27 am

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin...

Slide show features 2011 Commencement day photographs

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 4:48 pm

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Always uplifting, the...

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