Archives for "Partners and public"
February 26, 2002 4:21 pm
Bates College is looking to Maine teachers and school administrators, as well as the college’s own students and faculty, to propose initiatives designed to improve education in mathematics and the sciences.
February 15, 2002 3:58 pm
In an examination of how children’s literature transmits stereotypes, a series of talks, accompanied by three one-act plays, in a symposium titled What is Children’s Literature? will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which include breaks for discussion and meals, free of charge.
February 13, 2002 9:23 am
Some of the nation’s best track and field teams will be showcased at Bates, this year’s host of the New England Division III men’s track and field championships.
February 11, 2002 9:34 am
Novelist Carolyn Chute and the owners of an organic Maine farm are among the specialists working with students in two innovative programs that are engaging the campus with the world outside.
January 3, 2002 3:51 pm
The Bates College education department and Center for Service-Learning sponsor an annual Martin Luther King Day Read-In at Martel School. Student, staff and faculty volunteers are encouraged to participate. Readers will share a book with a diversity theme with a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grade student. The book will then be given to the child to keep.
January 3, 2002 3:41 pm
The visiting team comes from Morehouse College, the Atlanta institution known for its tradition of illustrious graduates, including The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Benjamin Mays, Bates class of 1920, was president of Morehouse for 27 years and a mentor to King. The Bates debate team, of which Mays was an accomplished member, comes with a longstanding and esteemed tradition of debate. The forum includes an opportunity for audience members to speak.
November 28, 2001 9:08 am
Beginning Dec. 5, alumni, parents and friends may go online with their credit card to make gifts to the Bates Fund.
November 2, 2001 3:13 pm
To assure that the valuable relationships forged between Bates College and the community endure and grow, a new Center for Community Partnerships has been created, Bates President Donald W. Harward announced Friday, Nov. 2.
August 22, 2001 11:13 am
James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, will officially open the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.
August 21, 2001 2:45 pm
The presidents of 18 Maine institutions of higher education joined former Sen. George Mitchell on Sunday, Aug. 19, to publicly commit their colleges and universities to a deeper involvement in civic responsibility to their communities.