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Members of the Class of 2017 walk to the the annual Convocation, the formal opening of the school year. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Convocation

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 10:31 am

Processional President Clayton Spencer’s Opening Remarks Brenton R. Talbott ’14, President of...

Students in line for last year's Convocation procession, part of the opening of each school year. The Class of 2017 will participate in that tradition on Sept. 3. Bates College/Phyllis Graber Jensen
Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:54 am

Bates' Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.

From left, Convocation speakers Umar Khan '13, professor Stephen Engel and Bates President Clayton Spencer chat prior to Convocation 2012. Also shown are professors Sawyer Sylvester and Thomas Tracy. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:45 pm

What's political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

Focus will be on virtues of compromise as Bates greets Class of 2016

Friday, August 31, 2012 12:37 pm

Welcoming the most selective and geographically diverse class in the school's history, Bates begins its 2012-13 academic year Sept. 4.

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Video: Bates professors say what course they’re excited to teach (2011)

Friday, September 9, 2011 2:01 pm

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6,...

Multimedia: an academic community begins its 154th year

Thursday, September 8, 2011 6:58 pm

Phyllis Graber Jensen captures the scenes of Convocation, which welcomed approximately 500...

Video: Francesco Duina's Convocation address on 'Winning'

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:36 pm

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011....

Video: President Cable explores 'our shared anthem" in Convocation address

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:31 pm

In her Convocation Invitation to the College Community, President Cable transcended the...

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

"Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture," the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began -- in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Francesco Duina and the Convocation keynote

Thursday, September 1, 2011 2:56 pm

In his 2011 Convocation keynote address, Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina will...

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