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Faculty members Jim Parakilas (right), the Moody Family Professor of Performing Arts, and Robert Strong (right), lecturer in English and director of national fellowships, listen to remarks during Friday's gift announcement celebration in Memorial Commons. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: Smiles, cheers, songs, and a toast at the $19 million gift announcement

Friday, February 12, 2016 2:38 pm

The surprise announcement of $19 million in new gifts to Bates took place on Feb. 5, 2016, in historic Memorial Commons.

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Video: $19 million in gifts shine two spotlights, says Michael Bonney ’80

Friday, February 12, 2016 9:22 am

Michael Bonney '80 talks about how new Bates gifts of $19 million are shining spotlights on two great Bates qualities.

'Chief operating optimist' for clothing company Life is good to speak at Bates

Friday, October 16, 2009 4:04 pm

Roy Heffernan, "chief operating optimist" for the apparel company Life is good, known for its optimistic slogan and subtle humility, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates Student Philanthropy Club, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6129.

Fundraisers keep a close eye on financial markets' movements

Friday, September 26, 2008 12:00 pm

Among the experts quoted by The Chronicle of Higher Education in its story about philanthropy and the financial crisis, Vice President for College Advancement Kelly Kerner came first. He told the Chronicle that fundraising veterans have a long-term focus. "It can't just be about the moment. It's about the horizon, and you have to meet donors where they are," he said.

In Praise of Perry

Sunday, May 11, 2008 12:28 pm

Ralph Perry ’51 (right) received the 2007 Distinguished Alumni Service Award, named...

Bates raises record annual funds

Wednesday, July 24, 1996 10:58 am

Bates College fundraisers completed their year's work on a high note as both the Annual Alumni Fund and the Parents Annual Fund set new fundraising records for the 1995-96 fiscal year.