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Monday

September 22, 2014 9:50 am

Bates alumni and parents give $260,000 for ‘game-changer’ squash court

Bates alumni and parents give $260,000 for ‘game-changer’ squash court

For a program that already competes at an elite level, “this gift is a game-changer,” said head coach Pat Cosquer ’97.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 8:00 am

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

“We have ambitious goals for Bates, and I am inspired by this outpouring of support from the college community,” said President Clayton Spencer.

Wednesday

May 7, 2014 11:00 pm

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

Stangle family makes leadership gift to Catalyst Fund

In a public show of support, the Stangle family joins the multimillion dollar Catalyst Fund effort supporting the college’s strategic initiatives.

Friday

April 25, 2014 8:39 am

Another “Great Day”: Bates community rallies on college’s day of giving

Another “Great Day”: Bates community rallies on college’s day of giving

The Bates community turned out in force to show its philanthropic support for the college on April 23’s Great Day to Be a Bobcat.

Thursday

December 19, 2013 12:27 pm

New residence halls on Campus Avenue begin the Campus Life Project

New residence halls on Campus Avenue begin the Campus Life Project

The Campus Life Project will establish a dynamic center of Bates life on the southeast side of campus.

Monday

October 28, 2013 11:34 am

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

Monday

July 15, 2013 3:00 pm

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Alumni rallied to deliver several annual giving milestones to the 2012–13 Bates Fund.

Tuesday

June 25, 2013 5:00 pm

‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

While acts of philanthropy got most private colleges going, the tradition of the alumni fund is a relative newcomer.

Tuesday

May 14, 2013 3:00 pm

Alumni make May 15 a “great day”

Alumni make May 15 a “great day”

Bates reaches 599 new alumni donors to the Bates Fund in one day.

Tuesday

April 16, 2013 1:52 pm

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Spurred by the mantra “Beat Colby,” Bates’ young alumni have secured their first March Mania victory in the challenge’s four-year history.