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Tuesday

April 23, 2013
3:00 pm

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.

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

Thursday

December 6, 2012
4:24 pm

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

These first-graders at Equitas Academy in Los Angeles have made Bates their own.

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

Friday

October 7, 2011
10:56 am

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

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

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

Friday

October 7, 2011
8:48 am

Multimedia: Parents and Family Weekend shines despite weather

Parents and Family Weekend 2011 (see more photographs) featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for students and families…

Tuesday

September 6, 2011
10:40 am

For parents during Orientation, a school bus parable

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.

Monday

August 22, 2011
10:51 am

Bates annual giving posts robust gains in 2011

Bates annual giving posted robust gains in the 2011 fiscal year, according to a year-end summary prepared by the staff…

Thursday

June 9, 2011
2:56 pm

Video: Seniors gathering for Commencement describe Bates in a word

Videographer Josh Ajamu ’14 of Breinigsville, Pa., and I headed out to Alumni Walk at 9 a.m. on Commencement day…

Monday

June 6, 2011
1:00 pm

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

In her annual Baccalaureate address, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen tells the seniors that when we complete one of life’s challenges,…

Wednesday

June 1, 2011
11:27 am

Video: Commencement 2011 honorand panel discussion

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall to share personal insights…

Tuesday

May 31, 2011
4:48 pm

Slide show features 2011 Commencement day photographs

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Always uplifting, the 2011 Commencement ceremony had a conversational, convivial spirit,…