News Archives

Tuesday

July 7, 2009 8:33 am

Bates, region's arts presenters seek your input regarding cultural events

If you had your druthers, what would be your favorite way to learn about arts and entertainment events in the Lewiston-Auburn region? That’s what Bates and a number of local organizations would like to know. And we’re hoping you’ll tell us.

Monday

January 19, 2009 10:02 am

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.