Archives for "Community engagement"
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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.

David Longdon '14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent summer 2011 as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Thursday, March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

Maine college presidents join Sen. George Mitchell in declaring civic commitment

Tuesday, August 21, 2001 2:45 pm

The presidents of 18 Maine institutions of higher education joined former Sen. George Mitchell on Sunday, Aug. 19, to publicly commit their colleges and universities to a deeper involvement in civic responsibility to their communities.