Stories about "Parents and families"
Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:55 am
President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Alison R. Bernstein of New York, N.Y., H. Scott Bierman of Northfield, Minn., Scott D. Freeman of Newton, Mass., and Kathleen M. Whelan of Boston, Mass.
Thursday, October 18, 2007 12:24 pm
Inclement weather on Friday evaporated as a beautiful Saturday and Sunday materialized for Parents and Family Weekend 2007. Attending classes, academic presentations, athletic competitions, museum exhibitions and tours of the new student housing and the under-construction dining Commons complemented the chance to spend time with families and friends.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007 3:37 pm
Orientation for the Class of 2011, held Aug. 27–Sept. 6, included something for everyone.
Thursday, September 6, 2007 8:19 am
Students received the rare opportunity to compare 21st-century college life with the Versailles experiences of the French queen Marie Antoinette as Bates College opened its 153rd academic year on Sept. 5.
Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:11 am
Bates College opens its 153rd academic year with a convocation ceremony featuring John R. Cole, Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.
Sunday, May 27, 2007 12:08 pm
"If you want to solve all the problems that we're facing in this world, it's unlikely that the people and ideas that got us to where we are will be the ones that are going to get us to a different place," Segway inventor Dean Kamen told 464 graduates at Bates College' 141st Commencement.
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 12:00 am
Bates College today announced the successful completion of its largest fund-raising campaign,...
Sunday, May 28, 2006 12:00 am
Sent on their way with armfuls of good advice — including best-selling historian David McCullough's suggestion that "however little television you watch, watch less" — 387 Bates College students made the transition from seniors to alumni at the college's 140th Commencement, on May 28.
Thursday, September 8, 2005 4:30 pm
Speakers who addressed the Convocation audience Sept. 6 offered ample food for thought to the incoming Class of 2009, from the historical evolution of academic freedom to life lessons implicit in the Bates education. But unity — as in unity of self and unity on campus — was a subtext for remarks by both the featured convocation speaker, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes '65, and President Elaine Tuttle Hansen. Gomes referenced a sermon on his first Sunday on campus, in 1961 during what was then called "Freshman Week," that stressed Bates' role in assembling the diverse components of character into "a life worth living." Hansen, meanwhile, called for a shared campus commitment to robust intellectual inquiry.
Tuesday, June 7, 2005 12:32 pm
On Valentine’s Day, as the Bates Admissions staff is halfway through reading, re-reading, and re-re-reading every one of a record 4,506 applications for the Class of 2009, the topic of conversation in Lindholm House is the courtship between applicant and college. For starters, the College expects a certain love light in the eyes of each student who applies. “We want people who want to be here, who have a passion for Bates,” says Jared Cash ’04, assistant dean of admissions.