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Video: Convocation 2013 featuring President Spencer’s address, ‘Some Thoughts on Work’

Thursday, September 5, 2013 6:07 pm

View the complete video of Convocation 2013, including the Convocation Address, “Some Thoughts on Work,” by President Clayton Spencer.

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Video: Outdoor trips and campus Orientation done, it’s now about two words for the Class of 2017

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 4:46 pm

Members of the Class of 2017 try to sum up what it's been like so far in two words.

As ever, mace bearer and Professor of Sociology Sawyer Sylvester leads the Convocation procession. (Michael Bradley/Bates College)
Convocation 2013: Preparing for a well-aligned life

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:12 pm

During Convocation 2013, President Clayton Spencer offered an address that drew connections between the education that the new students are beginning and the lives Bates hopes to prepare them for.

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

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....

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