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Friday

September 11, 2015 12:00 pm

Slideshow: 26 student moments from Orientation and AESOP to Convocation, classes, and sports

Slideshow: 26 student moments from Orientation and AESOP to Convocation, classes, and sports

Here’s what the Class of 2019 has experienced from the first day of Orientation to the first day of classes.

Wednesday

September 2, 2015 4:42 pm

Multimedia: Check out the Class of 2019’s Opening Day from morning to night

Multimedia: Check out the Class of 2019’s Opening Day from morning to night

The Class of 2019 began arriving early on Opening Day, the start of Orientation, with lots of help from current students and college staff.

Friday

August 28, 2015 11:38 am

‘Community and connection’ are what’s in store for the arriving Class of 2019 on Aug. 31

‘Community and connection’ are what’s in store for the arriving Class of 2019 on Aug. 31

After Opening Day on Aug. 31, the journey of becoming a bona fide Bates College student begins with Orientation.

Thursday

September 18, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: 24 moments as the Class of 2018 gets to know Bates and vice-versa

Slideshow: 24 moments as the Class of 2018 gets to know Bates and vice-versa

See what they experienced as Bates photographers Sarah Crosby and Phyllis Graber Jensen followed the Class of 2018 from its arrival on Aug. 25 through the first week of classes.

Tuesday

October 8, 2013 12:04 pm

Video: For AESOP trip leaders, Katahdin is the goal, camaraderie the result

Video: For AESOP trip leaders, Katahdin is the goal, camaraderie the result

Joining a preorientation AESOP trip this year, photographer Mike Bradley captures the leadership of Sophie Pellegrini ’15 of Potomac, Md.,…

Thursday

September 19, 2013 10:00 am

Slide show: 21 pivotal first moments for the Class of 2017

Slide show: 21 pivotal first moments for the Class of 2017

Take a look at 21 first moments for the Class of 2017, from move-in day to first week of classes.

Friday

March 15, 2013 3:53 pm

Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Gearing Up! Will a week in the wild prepare you for Bates? Right after their AESOP pre-orientation trips returned to…

Thursday

August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

For Monica Rodriguez ’12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Thursday

September 8, 2011 2:26 pm

Slide show: moving in and settling in during Orientation

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Images from Bates Orientation for the Class of 2015 on Sept….

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Video: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13 of McLean, Va., AESOP students work on a…