Archives for "Partners and public"
August 21, 2001 11:24 am
Regarding the Presidents’ Fourth of July Declaration on the Civic Responsibilities of Higher Education.
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.
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.
January 29, 2001 9:35 am
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.
January 25, 2001 11:43 am
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.
November 7, 2000 1:50 pm
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.
November 2, 2000 1:33 pm
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.
October 24, 2000 2:36 pm
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.
May 4, 2000 3:17 pm
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.
May 1, 2000 3:03 pm
In “The Hidden Ivies: Thirty Colleges of Excellence,” Bates is lauded for its service-learning opportunities and its consistent ranking in the top 10 among all colleges in terms of student participation in international study. It notes that some two-thirds of Bates graduates earn graduate degrees, and includes this summary comment from an administrator on alumni survey findings: “For a college with a long-standing reputation in the sciences, we were surprised to discover we had more graduates whose title was ‘entrepreneur,’ having founded their own businesses, than graduates who were M.D.’s.”