Bobcat Connection: January 2024

Nominate outstanding alumni—whether innovative teachers, industry leaders, or selfless humanitarians—for recognition through Alumni Awards.

This year, please consider nominating an alum who contributed to the community in the aftermath of the October 25 mass shooting.

Your input is invaluable to help us recognize their impact. Learn more about the awards categoriesNominations are due by Friday, February 16.

Join us for MLK Day at Bates!

On January 15, 2024 we’re diving into the theme of ‘Food Justice,’ exploring the dynamic intersections of culture, poverty, and sustainability. Our keynote speaker, Bryant Terry, renowned chef and advocate, will illuminate the diverse voices of the African Diaspora in his book ‘Black Food.’

Get more information, view the complete schedule of events, and book your ticket for select programs.

Alumni Professional Development

It has been said, “AI might not replace you, but a person using AI could,”

Delve into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) with us! Explore its impact, skills required, and how a liberal arts education fits in. Join our engaging discussion to uncover future skills needed in the age of AI. Register for free now!

Bobcat Reads is diving into Take My Hand by Dolen Perkins-Valdez from January to March 8, 2024. Participate in our discussion, and explore this compelling narrative with fellow Bobcats!

Apply now for the 2024 Barlow Alumni Travel Grant! Open to Bates alums in K-12 education or related nonprofits, this award offers up to $3,500 for international professional development. Applications close January 7, 2024.

Learn how Boston became what many consider to be the nation’s sports capital with Richard Johnson ’78.

We’re inviting the Classes of 2013 to 2023 to join us at Harp & Crown in Philly and tap into the power of the Bates Network by creating lasting connections.  READ MORE

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