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  • Bobcat Connection Commencement Edition: May 25
    Specially curated content for Bates Alumni to stay connected, be informed and help others.
  • Stay Connected With Bates — From A Distance: April 27, 2020
    STAY CONNECTED. BE INFORMED. HELP OTHERS. Conspiracy theories, disaster narratives, and the historical parallels of COVID-19: Bates professors discuss the lessons—and warnings—of the global pandemic. THE BATES NETWORK HAS NEVER BEEN MORE CRUCIAL TO OUR STUDENTS. To increase the number of meaningful opportunities available to Bates students, the Center for Purposeful Work is partnering with employers across…
  • Stay Connected With Bates — From A Distance: April 13, 2020
    Dear Alumni,  As you are likely aware, on Monday, President Spencer announced that both Commencement for the Class of 2020 and Reunion Weekend would be canceled. I encourage you to read her letters to the senior class and the alumni community on our main COVID-19 page.  Despite the disappointment that students, families, and alumni are…
  • Stay Connected With Bates — From A Distance: March 27, 2020
    Since Bates made the difficult decision to transition to remote learning on March 13, we’ve been focused on our students and faculty, making sure they’re equipped to handle this challenging and disorienting new reality.  But please know we are also thinking of you, our alumni community, and how we can remain connected with you, and…
  • A Message to Alumni From President Spencer
    Dear Bates Alumni, As the COVID-19 crisis deepens and finds us all searching for new ways of navigating our worlds, I wanted to reach out to let you know that we are thinking of you, our Bates community. I hope that you and your families are safe and well. As you know, on March 13…
  • BBBN: Research, Biotech, and Pharma
    On October 25, the Bates Boston Business Network hosted a panel discussion at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston to learn from faculty and alumni about their innovative research and work launching biotech and pharmaceutical companies. Prior to the panel, the Alumni Council presented two awards to outstanding and committed alums: Meredith Traquina ’13 received the…
  • The Alumni Council Announces Six New Members
    The Bates Alumni Council is pleased to announce six new members to the Council, the governing body of the Bates Alumni Association. Fadia Felfle ’15 Leah Elsmore ’12 Monica Rodriguez ’12 Dan Barsky ’03 Steve Brackett ’85 P’22 Lance Matthiesen ’85 The new members, who begin their terms in October, bring a positive, energetic commitment…
  • Bates College Alumni Council — 2019 Impact Work
    The Bates College Alumni Council is the governing body of the Alumni Association and serves as the primary liaison between the Association and the Bates administration, faculty, and student body. The purposes of the Alumni Council are to Support the mission, vision, values and strategic directions of the college; Be a positive, energetic ambassadors for…
  • BBBN: Seaport Development – Boston
    President Clayton Spencer and the Boston Bates Business Network hosted a special evening focused on the development of Boston’s Seaport District. Melissa Yanagi ’03, Head of Asset Management at WS Development; and Yanni Tsipis, Senior Vice President – Seaport at WS Development; engaged in a conversation about the historical development and current projects in this emerging neighborhood.
  • The Alumni Council Welcomes New Members
    The Bates Alumni Council, the governing body of the Alumni Association, is pleased to announce the addition of twelve new council members over the past two years. The new appointees will work alongside existing council members to support the mission, vision, values and strategic directions of the college and further alumni engagement. Seven of the…