Archives for "Clayton Spencer"
During the $19 million gift announcement celebration on campus Friday afternoon, Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Bates College Board of Trustees, talks about the $10 million gift, the largest in the college's history, that he and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80, have made to Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program

Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am

The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.

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Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.

Director of Bates Dining Services Cheryl Lacey (left) and Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events Christine Schwartz. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

Monday, October 5, 2015 3:10 pm

The two executives in charge of Bates College Dining Services share lessons from their lives and careers in a Purposeful Work Unplugged Q&A on Oct. 7.

Valerie Smith '75 was announced as the 15th president of Swarthmore College on Feb. 21, 2015. (Laurence Kesterson / Swarthmore College)
Valerie Smith ’75 to be installed as Swarthmore’s 15th president on Oct. 3

Friday, October 2, 2015 9:54 am

Smith's accomplishment was set into motion, in part, by her experiences at Bates, both as a student and a trustee of the college.

Major players in the international realm of online business, JP Maheu of Twitter (left) and George Gallate of RKG share advice during their Purposeful Work Unplugged appearance. Above all, they agree, be your authentic self in the search for purposeful work. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
A dozen tips about work, jobs, and careers from the Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series

Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:50 am

A dozen pearls of job and career wisdom from the 2014-15 Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series.

Purposeful Work intern Joaquin Espinosa ’16 of Quito, Ecuador, checks in with other interns at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund. Based in Washington, D.C., the firm helps startups in education, energy/sustainability, health, and transportation and smart cities. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Joaquin Espinosa ’16 helps startups help the world

Monday, August 17, 2015 10:00 am

Espinosa had a Bates-funded Purposeful Work internship at 1776, a global incubator and seed fund founded in 2013 and based in Washington, D.C.

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Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

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Multimedia: Steel-beam celebration ‘tops off’ new residence hall construction

Friday, June 26, 2015 10:48 am

The crowd gave applause and cheers as the beam twirled toward its destination along the roofline of 55 Campus Avenue.

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Multimedia: President Spencer’s event in New York City with Bryant Gumbel ’70 and Michael Chu ’80

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:00 pm

Text, photo, and video coverage of an evening that featured compelling Bates people, a great venue at the Whitney Museum, and spirited conversation about Bates in an age of disruption.

Clayton Spencer receives an honorary degree from Bishop's University in Quebec on June 6. (Photo courtesy of Bishop's University)
President Spencer honored with degree from Bishop’s University

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 2:19 pm

President Clayton Spencer has received an honorary degree from Bishop’s University in Quebec, an institution devoted to the “liberal education of undergraduates.”

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