Archives for "Partners and public"

Tuesday

August 21, 2001 2:45 pm

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

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.

Tuesday

August 21, 2001 11:24 am

Remarks of the presidents

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

Saturday

May 5, 2001 1:01 pm

Bates awarded grant to fund ten community service fellowships for students

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.

Thursday

March 1, 2001 2:35 pm

Hughes Medical Institute awards $1.3 million grant for science education

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.

Monday

January 29, 2001 9:35 am

Colby, Bates and Bowdoin create online library catalog

Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges are pleased to introduce Maine’s first statewide online library catalog. On January 4, the Maine Info Net system was turned on and the Colby, Bates and Bowdoin library collections, with more than two million items, became available to participating libraries throughout the state.

Thursday

January 25, 2001 11:43 am

"The Christian Science Monitor" features interview with President Donald W. Harward

In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.

Tuesday

November 7, 2000 1:50 pm

Noonday concerts continue at Bates

Bates College continues its Noonday Concert series with a selection of programs in November. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.

Thursday

November 2, 2000 1:33 pm

Bates College to sponsor Maine Day Nov. 10

Bates College will sponsor its annual Maine Day program for Maine high school students, parents and guidance counselors Friday, Nov. 10, on the Bates College campus. Last year, more than 125 people participated in the day-long program, intended to expose local students to the varied the fields of study and special programs offered at Bates as well as answer questions about the college admissions process. To register call the Bates College admissions office at 207-786-6000.

Tuesday

October 24, 2000 2:36 pm

Annual Kendall Concert features Portland String Quartet

The Portland String Quartet will perform “The Art of Fugue” by J.S. Bach on the 250th anniversary of his death at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Edith C. and Raymond L. Kendall Concert, and the reception that immediately follows in the Olin lobby, free of charge.

Thursday

May 4, 2000 3:17 pm

Theater at Bates to stage outdoor performances of "Smoke on the Mountain"

Theater at Bates will stage four performances of the bluegrass gospel musical “Smoke on the Mountain” at 7 p.m. May 19, at 2 and 7 p.m. May 20 and at 2 p.m. May 21 at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, overlooking Lake Andrews on the Bates College campus. Admission is free with no reservations accepted. Rain site will be Schaeffer Theatre. Call 207-786 6161 for more information.