Archives for "Hurricane Katrina"
College's Dance Festival presents 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

Monday, July 23, 2007 9:46 am

A highlight of the 2007 Bates Dance Festival is the 25th Anniversary Gala Concert, Saturday, July 28 in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, 75 Russell St.

College's Dance Festival presents 25th anniversary performance season

Thursday, July 5, 2007 10:43 am

Celebrating 25 years of offering contemporary dance training, commissioning and performance, the Bates Dance Festival announces its 25th anniversary performance season, July 7 through Aug. 11, 2007, on the campus of Bates College.

Bates students participate in alternative spring break

Monday, April 2, 2007 1:16 pm

Twenty-four Bates College students and two chaperones head to Biloxi, Miss., April 15-20 for an "Alternative Spring Break" as Hands on Gulf Coast volunteers in a hurricane-ravaged community.

Students join Maine Campus Compact service trip to New Orleans

Wednesday, February 8, 2006 12:00 am

Two Bates College juniors will join six students from the University of Maine system's Orono and Farmington campuses, and two Maine Campus Compact leaders, in New Orleans during the week of February break to work on construction projects with Habitat for Humanity. While there, Michael Wilson of Groton, Mass., and Brooke Miller of Arlington, Va., will meet with local residents who have been affected by the hurricane and will reflect on the concept of service.

Bates community donates more than $16 K for hurricane relief

Tuesday, December 13, 2005 2:46 pm

Members of the Bates College community have donated more than $16,000 in response to the Katrina Relief Initiative (KRI), a fund-raiser spearheaded by Bates students, faculty and staff, and supported by the Office of the Chaplain and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Students discuss Katrina's effects on New Orleans and the nation

Tuesday, September 27, 2005 11:34 am

Bates College students enrolled in the course "Afroambiente" ("Black Environment"), taught by Associate Professor of Spanish Baltasar Fra-Molinero, will give a multimedia presentation on the effects of Hurricane Katrina on both New Orleans and the United States at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates responds to Hurricane Katrina

Wednesday, September 7, 2005 4:15 pm

Bates College has joined the international outpouring of support for the Gulf Coast regions devastated by Hurricane Katrina (see links below).

Bates offers free tuition to Maine students displaced by Katrina

Thursday, September 1, 2005 1:16 pm

Bates College has announced that any Maine undergraduates enrolled at colleges or universities in the New Orleans and Mississippi Gulf Coast area devastated by Hurricane Katrina will be welcome to take courses for credit without charge at Bates College this fall semester.