Stories about "Parents and families"
It's the season of college acceptances, financial aid and gratitude

Thursday, April 23, 2009 11:22 am

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.

Coping against the odds

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:14 am

Taking Direction.

President Hansen's update: Economic Climate at Bates

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 9:48 am

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.

Bates retrospective: 2008 in review

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:29 pm

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

New York Times "Vows" profiles Stacia Zukroff '91

Sunday, December 7, 2008 11:51 am

On Nov. 15, at the Highland Center, an Appalachian Mountain Club lodge...

Update: Economic Climate and Bates

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 1:31 pm

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."

Photographs from Parents & Family Weekend 2008

Tuesday, November 4, 2008 12:48 pm

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

You're Happy, I'm Happy

Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:15 pm

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

Dual Demmitts

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:53 pm

Louisa Demmitt '09 and younger brother Daniel of Columbia, Md., saw a lot of each other during the fall, even though he's not a Bates student. After graduating from high school, Daniel cobbled together a gap year that began in Maine at the Androscoggin Apple Co., a family-owned organic operation in Greene. He plans to continue his farm work in the South over the winter.

AESOP at sea

Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:22 pm

During a pre-orientation trip in late August, new Bates students and their trip co-leaders dive into the calm waters of the Basin on the New Meadows River near Bath, Maine.

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