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Friday

April 23, 2010 9:06 am

Bates student, anthropology professor honored for civic engagement

A consortium of Maine schools has honored a Bates College student from Virginia and a Bates anthropology professor for their commitment to civic engagement. The Maine Campus Compact, a statewide coalition of 18 colleges and universities, honored the pair in an April 7 ceremony at the Maine State House.

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.

Tuesday

August 12, 1997 11:48 am

Farewell lunch to be held for Seeds of Peace group

A delegation from the Seeds of Peace International Camp will attend a farewell luncheon and discussion hosted by Bates College at noon on Thursday in the Benjamin Mays Center.