Most of the top 10 tweets from the Bates College Twitter account reflect what we know about the year 2020. Nuff said. But there were few bright spots and soulful moments.


10. Dec. 7: Bates announces an extension of winter break due to COVID-19

8,221 impressions, 365 engagements, 4.5% engagement rate


9. April 10: Professors share how they, and their students, are handling remote learning

8,360 impressions, 191 engagements, 2.3% engagement rate


8. March 20 —Andrew Kennedy offers us some smiles with movie trailer about remote teaching

8,852 impressions, 286 engagements, 3.2% engagement rate

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7. Jan. 3 — Professors Paula Schlax and Travis Gould win $373,000 NIH award

9,656 impressions, 202 engagements, 2.1% engagement rate


6. May 4 — An invitation to the college’s historic remote Commencement

9,657 impressions, 300 engagements, 3.1% engagement rate


5. March 13: Bates announces transition to remote learning due to COVID-19

9,846 impressions, 283 engagements, 2.9% engagement rate


4. May 30 — Messages from Clayton Spencer, Noelle Chaddock, Brittany Longsdorf following acts of race-based violence

10,069 impressions, 571 engagements, 5.7% engagement rate


3. July 18 — Remembering Rep. John R. Lewis

10,267 impressions, 421 engagements, 4.1% engagement rate


2. Feb. 10 — Bates is No. 1 Fulbright for second time in three years 

11,105 impressions, 244 engagements, 2.2% engagement rate


1. June 30 — President Spencer announces fall semester plan to return

15,814 impressions, 1,000 engagements, 6.3% engagement rate

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