Archives for "Parents and families"

Monday

May 4, 2009 10:44 am

Navigating rough economic seas

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.

Friday

May 1, 2009 11:06 am

Exploring Aesthetics

The 2009 Annual Senior Exhibition focuses on the works of 14 artists whose images explore aesthetic issues raised in their training.

Thursday

April 23, 2009 11:22 am

It's the season of college acceptances, financial aid and gratitude

Currently, about 37 percent of Bates students receive more than $20 million in scholarship grant aid. A few of them spoke at the April luncheon, held in the Jarnryd Room of the new dining Commons on the day of the annual Mount David Summit.

“It makes it gratifying to give and compelling to give more.”Rising from her seat, Nicole Svirsky ’09 of Newburyport, Mass., talked about her senior thesis combining political economy and law.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:14 am

Coping against the odds

Taking Direction.

Wednesday

February 4, 2009 9:48 am

President Hansen's update: Economic Climate at Bates

Following the January meeting of the Bates Board of Trustees and the February 2 meeting of the Bates Faculty, I write to share some of our most recent thinking about how best to steer the College through these uncharted economic waters. I want to reaffirm the principles and priorities articulated in my December letter, stressing again our confidence in the creativity of Bates people, the unflagging value of our mission, and the consistent strategies we will use to address both the challenges and the opportunities that lie ahead.

Wednesday

January 7, 2009 12:29 pm

Bates retrospective: 2008 in review

Enjoy this look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates College events and achievements of 2008.

Sunday

December 7, 2008 11:51 am

New York Times "Vows" profiles Stacia Zukroff '91

On Nov. 15, at the Highland Center, an Appalachian Mountain Club lodge at Crawford Notch, N.H., just hours before their…

Tuesday

December 2, 2008 1:31 pm

Update: Economic Climate and Bates

In a second letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen provides more insight on the College’s financial management and planning strategies, and the “people, structures, habits and values already in place to guide us.”

Tuesday

November 4, 2008 12:48 pm

Photographs from Parents & Family Weekend 2008

Attending classes, academic presentations, athletic competitions, museum exhibitions and a variety of performances complemented the chance to spend time with families and friends.

Saturday

November 1, 2008 4:15 pm

You're Happy, I'm Happy

As far as landmark Bates weekends go, the Parents & Family Weekend vibe is distinct, differing quite a bit from, say, Reunion’s happy feel.