Stories about "Parents and families"
Historic $300 million Bates Campaign has a singular aim: to ‘secure what is best and most distinctive about Bates and to shape new strategies for a new age’

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:00 pm

The five-year Bates Campaign seeks to strengthen the college’s endowment by $160 million, more than half of the campaign's $300 million goal.

Video: CBB football title highlights and post-game jubilation

Friday, November 11, 2016 1:26 pm

Share the game excitement and post-game jubilation after the Bobcats' CBB-winning football victory over Bowdoin.

Picture story: A grand garnet welcome for the Class of 2020 on Opening Day

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:22 pm

Photos galore from Opening Day as nearly 200 students helped welcome 499 members of the Class of 202o and their families.

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.

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.

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...

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