Bates in the News
The Bangor Daily News reports that two Bates basketball luminaries, former player Julie Roche Simplicio ’91 and former men’s head coach George Wigton are to be inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame.
First-year Bates student Pamela Ross ’13 of Fairfield, Conn., offers advice for high-school readers of the Connecticut Post. “For students applying to college,” she writes, “the process comes with many tasks that must be completed in a few short months. Along with schoolwork and extracurricular obligations, students fill out applications, write essays, visit schools and do admissions interviews. To tackle all these activities, you must dive into the process headfirst and avoid wasting time.”
The Springfield Republican profiles Rick Sullivan ’81, commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, an agency with 1,200 employees and a $100 million operating budget.
Las Vegas Business Press profiles Elliot Moskow ’10, chairman, CEO and founder of the auction site Pricefalls.com. He tells reporter Valerie Miller why he chose to site the firm, founded in 2008 at Bates, in Las Vegas: partly for family reasons (his father, a physician, lives and works there) and partly for business reasons.
Fox Business interviews Bryan Pullen, CEO of Summit Spring, provider of bottled water to Bates.
An extensive profile of author Elizabeth Strout ’77 in The Washington Post focuses on Strout’s past as a way to explain the compelling lead character in her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Olive Kitteridge.
In his letter to The New York Times, Bates vice president Bill Hiss ’66 responds to the story “The Other Side of ‘Test Optional’” by Lynn O’Shaughnessy.
Olympic rowing gold medalist Andrew Byrnes ’05 is prominent as Rowing News…
The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including…
New England Cable News reports that Spelt Right Bakery, founded and run…
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