Bobcat Connection: May 2024

President Jenkins Highlights

Tune in for Inauguration

Join us for the historic inauguration of Garry W. Jenkins as Bates College’s ninth president. A livestream will be available on and on Facebook at 10:30 a.m. ET on May 4, 2024.

Welcome Events

We hope you enjoy these photos  from our recent welcome events with President Jenkins in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Bates Alumni Council Grants Six Alumni Awards

Kudos to our amazing alumni for their fantastic achievements! The Bates community made 32 nominations for the 2024 Alumni Awards in five award categories. The Alumni Council acknowledges the amazing quality of the nominations and difficult decision to vote for the 2024 awards. Learn more about the 2024 recipients.

During these three days, alumni are encouraged to make a gift in support of their chosen varsity or club team.

Find a day of service event with fellow alums near you!

Last chance! Register by today, May 1, to join the Reunion fun with the Classes ending in 4 and 9!

Save the date for a NESCAC Pride event near you on June 26, 2024!

A big congrats to Katie Trautz ’04 who has been named one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year for her remarkable flood recovery efforts in Vermont. LEARN MORE
The Bates Film Festival — a student-led event — celebrates film, promotes equity and justice, and encourages productive conversations on topical issues. READ MORE
Explore professional networking with fellow Bobcats in Bates LinkedIn Groups. LEARN MORE

Upcoming Events

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