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Mike Milliken teaches an 8 a.m. boot camp for students, faculty, and staff in Merrill Gymnasium.Human ResourcesWellness Program ManagerPersonal Trainer
Apr
3

Bates B-Well Virtual Boot Camp

We are now excited to be offering a free Boot Camp class to the Bates Alumni community!

Apr
2

POSTPONED: BBBN Industry Roundtables

You’re invited to join members of the Boston Bates Business Network to discuss top-of-mind industry matters with fellow alumni and parents. Following a social networking…

Apr
1

POSTPONED: Bates at the Brooklyn Nets vs. Detroit Pistons

Calling all Bates alumni, family, and friends—mark your calendars for the annual Bates at the Brooklyn Nets event. Join us for appetizers near the Barclays…

Mar
31

POSTPONED: Boston Alumnae Book Club: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Mike Milliken teaches an 8 a.m. boot camp for students, faculty, and staff in Merrill Gymnasium.Human ResourcesWellness Program ManagerPersonal Trainer
Mar
27

Bates B-Well Virtual Boot Camp

In a time where we are all socially distanced you may be finding it difficult to stay active. Over the past week, the Bates B-Well…

Mar
25

POSTPONED: Climate Change: The Story Behind the Headlines — NYC

In 2020, climate change is everywhere. No longer a far-off prospect for a distant future, it’s been blamed for wildfires in Australia and California and…

Mar
24

POSTPONED: Climate Change: The Story Behind the Headlines — DC

In 2020, climate change is everywhere. No longer a far-off prospect for a distant future, it’s been blamed for wildfires in Australia and California and…

Mar
24

Climate Change: The Story Behind the Headlines — DC [clone]

In 2020, climate change is everywhere. No longer a far-off prospect for a distant future, it’s been blamed for wildfires in Australia and California and…

Mar
18

POSTPONED: It’s a Great Day to be a Bobcat!

Help us reach our goal of 1,855 donors by March 18. Show your Bates pride with a gift of any size!      

Mar
4

[Webinar] Student Voices: Summer Internship Reflection

Summer internships can open up new worlds for students—giving them insight into their own careers and helping them imbue their future working lives with meaning…

Feb
27

Bates at the Boston Bruins vs. Dallas Stars

Bates is hosting another sold out Bruins event vs. the Dallas Stars. Hope you can join us next year.

Feb
25

Boston Alumnae Book Club: Marmee and Louisa by Eva LaPlante

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Feb
18

Bates Baseball Dinner in Orlando, FL

You’re invited to gather with Bates College Baseball student-athletes, alumni, parents, and friends for a dinner with the team while they are in Florida for…

Feb
17

Bates Tennis in Florida

You are invited to gather with Bates College Tennis student-athletes, alumni, parents, and friends for a dinner with the team while they are in Florida. …

Feb
12

Bates at the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Portland, ME

Bates will be at the Annual Banff Mountain Film Festival on Wednesday, February 12, 2020   Registration is closing at 2 pm, Friday, Feb 7th….

Feb
11

The Cannabis Industry in Massachusetts: Possible Futures for Boston’s Next “Big Business”

Cannabis sales became legal in Massachusetts after the November 2016 ballot and the market is expected to grow to over $1 billion by the year…

Feb
8

2nd Annual Ski Carnival and Fundraising Dinner

The ski teams of Bates look forward to seeing you at their 2nd Annual fundraising dinner following their 2020 Carnival Weekend at Black Mountain(nordic) and Sunday River(Alpine)!

hockey underhill
Feb
8

Men’s and Women’s Hockey Games and Dinner 2020

Return to campus to drop the puck with the Bates Women’s Ice Hockey and  Bates Men’s Ice Hockey teams on Saturday, Feb.8 for a fun-filled…

Feb
6

Corey Harris ’91 NYC Performance

Come indulge your senses with fellow Bobcats at a live performance at Symphony Space featuring critically acclaimed musical artist Corey Harris ’91. Corey has a…

Feb
1

First Pitch Dinner in Boston

Bates Parent and former Major Baseball Pitcher Bob Tewksbury P’14 will be our Headline Speaker at the 2nd Annual First Pitch Dinner in Boston, MA.

Jan
31

Swimming and Diving Purposeful Work Panel and Dinner in Worcester, MA

The Bates Swimming and Diving team gathers for their annual dinner before the WPI Invitational in Worcester, MA! Sign up today!

Jan
30

Bates at the LA Clippers

Calling all Bates alumni, parents, and friends—mark your calendars for the annual Bates at the Los Angeles Clippers event! $65 per person (alumni, parents, and…

Jan
29

2020 Young Alumni Volunteer Seminar

Bates has been chosen as a part of an exciting young alumni initiative and your work as a volunteer provides a unique perspective. We invite…

Jan
28

Boston Alumnae Book Club: Tell Me Everything by Cambria Brockman ’11

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Jan
28

Bay Area Bates New Year Reception

Kickoff the New Year by celebrating with the Bay Area Bates Network at the Wayfare Tavern. Don’t miss the opportunity to catch up with fellow…

Jan
27
Feb
1

Bates Outing Club 2020 | Winter Carnival

The Annual Winter Carnival runs from Monday, 1/27/20- Saturday, 2/1/20. Please see the listing of student-led events below. This year, alumni are welcome to participate…

women's basketball
Jan
25

Women’s Basketball Alumnae Weekend 2020

Come back to campus for Bates Women’s Basketball Alumnae Day on January 25.  We look forward to welcoming all former players and families and together,…

Jan
15

BOC 100th Kickoff

We are thrilled to kick off the 100th anniversary of the Bates Outing Club by hearing from Documentary Filmmaker Ben Ayers ’99, recipient of the Bates Alumni Community…

Jan
9

Bates in South Carolina

Ring in the New Year with an intimate evening with former Bates Trustee Rich Forde ’75 and fellow Bobcats in South Carolina at the Berkeley…

Marcy Plavin Fall Dance ConcertFall Dance Concert 2017Artistic Director: Rachel BoggiaLighting Director: Michael ReidyCostume Design: Carol FarrellSeed Awakenings on The Eve of Blue (study 2)Choreography & Direction: Marlies YearbyOriginal Music: Divyamaan Sahoo ’17 (part 1), Cooper Moore (part 2 and song)Music Performance: Divyamaan Sahoo ’17Singer: Alisa Amador ’18Voices Recorded: The CastLyrics & Script: Marlies YearbyRehearsal Assistant: Riley Hopkins ’18Dancers: Chaesong Kim ‘18/Mother, Raegine Clouden ’18/Kid & Guardian,Topher Castaneda ’20/Father, Mickai Mercer ’19/ Guardian, RileyHopkins ’18/Guardian, Alisa Amador ’18/Kid, Yesul Lee ’19/Guardian, Amanda Sobotka ’19/ Legacy, Amy Turtz ’19/Legacy,Emerson Krull ’19/Legacy, Isabella Del Priore ’19/ Legacy, LibbyWellington ’20/Legacy, Sara Hollenberg ’19/LegacySon of Gone Fishin’ Restaging Project by the Trisha Brown Dance CompanyChoreography of Son of Gone Fishin’ (1981): Trisha BrownDirection of Son of Gone Fishin’ (2017): Sam WentzOriginal Music: Robert Ashley, from Atalanta (Acts of God)Dancers:First: Raegine Clouden ’18, Isabella Del Priore ’19, Sofi Elbadawi’18, Esme Goldfinger ’21, Shae Gwydir ’20, Johanna Hayes ’19,Riley Hopkins ’18, Ellie Madwed ’20, Rebecca Minsley ’20, JorgePiccole ’18Second: Flannery Black-Ingersoll ’19, Sofi Elbadawi ’18, Sara Hollenberg’19, Chaesong Kim ’18, Claire Sickinger ’19, Amanda Sobotka ’19,Libby Wellington ’20, Kasey Wood ’18ImprovisationPresented by the Dance 270I Class, instructed by Rachel BoggiaScore developed by the performers with Rachel BoggiaDancers: Kellie Allen ’21, Christine Carroll ’20, Kei Ching ’18, PeterCottingham ’18, Jessica Duserick ’18, Sofia Elbadawi ’18, AngelaEustache ’20, Woods Fairchild ’18, Shae Gwydir ’20, SamuelHersh ’18, Riley Hopkins ’18, Cash Huynh ’18, Drew Murdock ’21,Alexandria Onuoha ’20, Caleb Per
Jan
9

NY Network Dance Gathering

Kick off the New Year with Shoni Currier, Director of the Bates Dance Festival (BDF), and fellow Dance Alumni for a work in progress showing…

Jan
3

Bates in Atlanta

Bates Women’s Basketball is coming to ATL for a dinner and games! Gather with other ATL based alumni and parents for a post holiday dinner.

Dec
19

Bates in Miami

The Bates Men’s Basketball team is traveling to Miami for the HoopMIA D3 Holiday Shootout. They will be competing in two games at Barry University….

Dec
13

Bates NYC Holiday Party

Join the Bates New York Committee for some holiday cheer! Celebrate the holiday season with fellow NYC alumni at The Elgin in midtown. $30 includes two…

Dec
12

Bates in Austin

Celebrate the holidays with Senior Associate Dean for Purposeful Work, Allen Delong, and other Bobcats at Contigo in Austin, Texas. Hors d’oeuvres will be served…

Dec
10

Boston Alumnae Book Club: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Dec
3

NESCAC Alumni Holiday Mixer in West Hollywood

What better way to kick-off the holiday season than meeting up with old friends and creating new ones! Free admission Free appetizers Cash bar with happy…

Dec
3

Portland Bates Network Holiday Gathering 2019

Come celebrate the holiday season with the Portland Bates Network. See friends and meet Portland Bates Network alumni and parents and help us kick off…

Nov
14

Bates at The Second City

Bates is coming to The Second City! Join fellow Chicago Bobcats on Nov. 14 at “Grinning From Fear to Fear.” Registration is $40, which includes…

Nov
4

23rd Annual Otis Lecture

The college’s Philip J. Otis Committee invites members of the Bates community to attend: The 23rd Annual Otis Lecture Ross Gay, author of The Book of…

Nov
2

D.C. Club Fall Hike 2019

Join Bates alumni on Saturday, November 2, 2019 for a 7-mile hike in the George Washington National Forest, not far from Front Royal, Virginia.  Our…

Oct
30

Boston Bates Business Network: Research, Biotech, and Pharma

The Bonney Science Center will support innovative research at Bates. Hear faculty and alumni discuss their work and research that launches biotech and pharmaceutical companies….

Oct
29

Boston Alumnae Book Club: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Oct
21

Olive, Again | A Conversation with Elizabeth Strout ’77 and President Spencer

Bates College is honored to host New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout ’77 for a reading and conversation about her…

Oct
5

5th Annual Men’s Lacrosse Networking Reception

Join Bates Men’s Lacrosse alumni for a day of fun during Back to Bates Weekend and finish the day with the fourth annual Men’s Lacrosse…

Oct
4

2019 Men’s Basketball Golf Outing

Join your teammates and friends at the annual Men’s Basketball Golf Outing at Martindale Country Club during Back to Bates Weekend 2019!

Oct
4
Oct
6

Back to Bates Weekend 2019 | October 4-6, 2019

We look forward to seeing you on campus for our annual fall celebration, October 4-6, 2019.  The weekend features the largest a cappella concert of…

Oct
3

2019 Sampson Lecture

The Bates College Mathematics Department invites you to attend: The Annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture Rochelle Gutiérrez, Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will…

Sep
29

2019 Bates at the Washington Nationals

Join Bates D.C. alumni, parents, and friends for a game at Nationals Park.

Sep
24

Boston Alumnae Book Club: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Do you like meeting new people, reading great books and discussing them? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join the Boston Alumnae Book Club! Anyone…

Scenes from around campus on Saturday of Back to Bates Weekend, including All-Campus Barbecue, Garcelon Field during the football game, including Bates junior slotback Frank Williams, who was named NESCAC Offensive Player of the Week, and Bates BrewFest,open to Bates alumni, students, and families (21+).
Sep
19

Bates in the City 2019

One night. 17 cities worldwide. Bobcats unite. Come reminisce about times on campus and welcome the new Bobcats in town! Appetizers will be provided with…