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Bates to host New England Division III track championships

Wednesday, 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.

Learning-associate programs invite students to the 'real world' to Bates

Monday, 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.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Read-in

Thursday, 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.

Debate between Bates and Morehouse Colleges

Thursday, 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.

Online giving comes to Bates

Wednesday, 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.

Bates creates center for community partnerships

Friday, 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.

Maine college presidents join Sen. George Mitchell in declaring civic commitment

Tuesday, 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.

Remarks of the presidents

Tuesday, August 21, 2001 11:24 am

Regarding the Presidents’ Fourth of July Declaration on the Civic Responsibilities of Higher Education.

Bates awarded grant to fund ten community service fellowships for students

Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:01 pm

Bates College, and its community partner LA Excels, have received a grant of up to $80,000 to support 10 community research fellowships for the summer of 2001 and 2002 for Bates College students.

Hughes Medical Institute awards $1.3 million grant for science education

Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:35 pm

Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation's largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.

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