‘Wow!’ Bates Admission video series wins national communications award

Produced in-house at Bates, the award-winning video series sheds light on the college search, application, and financial aid process with wit, warmth, and candor.

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May 31, 2020

Bates College graduates 463 in historic virtual Commencement ceremony

From the tumult of their abbreviated senior year to the triumph of a historic graduation, the Bates College Class of 2020 graduated on Sunday in a virtual Commencement livestreamed to more than 10,000 viewers.

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