Bobcat Connection: November 2023

Coming Together in Community

We appreciate your unwavering support during these trying times on campus, in Lewiston, and throughout Maine. Your messages of encouragement mean a lot to us. We understand that many alumni are eager to offer their assistance to the community, so we have put together some resources to help you do so. We are stronger together.

How to support Lewiston.


Bates News reminds us to hold onto hope with generosity, care, and kindness in the wake of tragedy.


Share your well wishes.


In response to the tragedy, students tripled the size of a planned community trick-or-treat event on campus.


Introducing President Jenkins

In the last two weeks, the alumni and parent communities in New York, Washington D.C., and Boston were introduced to Bates’ ninth president, Garry W. Jenkins. Stay tuned for full photo galleries and additional introductory events across the country this spring!

Share Your Alumni-Owned Business

Highlight your business in the 2023 Bates Alumni Holiday Gift Guide. Let us showcase your alumni-owned business, products, or services. We’re excited to support and promote our talented alumni in business. Stay tuned for the release of gift guide later this month. SIGN UP TO PARTICIPATE BY NOV 20!

Navigating the Maze of Workplace Dilemmas

In this webinar you’ll learn to overcome overwhelming workloads and interpersonal conflicts, and achieve career growth and happiness. Take control of your career narrative today.

Author Talk: William Kent Krueger

Join Bobcat Reads virtual book club for an exciting Author Talk with William Kent Krueger of This Tender Land. Hear directly from the author about his inspiration, writing process, and the themes explored in his book.

Alumni Update:

Jonathan Adler ’00 Professor of Psychology, Olin College of Engineering was recently featured on the podcast Hidden Brain. He discusses how the way we frame our personal stories can impact our well-being. LEARN MORE

Bates Athletics Update:

The No. 7 nationally ranked Bates field hockey team won their first-ever NCAA tournament game November 8 at Campus Ave. Field, defeating Johnson & Wales University by a count of 7-0! LEARN MORE

Catch Bates Friends on LinkedIn:

Looking to connect? In partnership with the Office of Alumni Engagement and the Center for Purposeful Work, there are many LinkedIn groups to explore, make new connections, and rekindle old friendships. LEARN MORE

Upcoming Events

Like what you see? Would you like to continue to see more?
Subscribe to receive the Bobcat Connection via email.

Contact Us

Alumni Engagement
2 Andrews Road
Lewiston, Maine 04240
Phone: 1-888-522-8371