Emily McConville

Emily writes and edits content for Bates publications.

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Megan Guynes '11, program director of Tree Street Youth, oversees a big summer camp with many interns from Bates and elsewhere. The camp combats "summer slide," when children forget what they learn in school.Program DirectorTree Street Youth144 Howe Street | Lewiston | ME207-513-6866megan@treestreetyouth.orgOn the morning of Monday, July 22, Megan begins the day by checking the children in, followed by moments from the camp's opening program which starts around 8:45 a.m.
My Maine Summer: Megan Guynes ’11 and the ‘energy and vibe’ of a Lewiston summer

Friday, August 23, 2019 10:41 am

“Everyone changes in the summer,” says Tree Street Youth’s program director. “Less grumpy, not freezing, more smiles, more pep in your step.”

Bates announces four faculty promotions, including tenure, for 2019–20

Thursday, August 22, 2019 10:56 am

The four newly promoted faculty members are Travis Gould, physics; Michael Rocque, sociology; Krista Aronson, psychology; and Anita Charles, education.

Bates in the News: Aug. 16, 2019

Friday, August 16, 2019 9:14 am

Two alumni speak out on immigration, and faculty write op-eds on the Democratic debates, purposeful work, and the outrage machine.

Caitlin Cleaver named director of Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area and Shortridge Coastal Center

Friday, August 16, 2019 8:28 am

With extensive experience at the intersection of research, education, and conservation, Cleaver is "the right leader at the right time” for Bates–Morse Mountain and Shortridge, said Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.

At Clean Sweep, students’ stuff makes great yard sale finds

Friday, June 28, 2019 1:06 pm

The hundreds of people who entered Underhill saw a cornucopia of college life, from a wall of bedding to a pile of yoga mats to electric kettles and an Egyptian drum.

Bates in the News: June 28, 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019 9:40 am

Bates goes carbon neutral, students get real-world research experience, and a 1942 graduate turns 100.

Whidden, Gwendolyn R. "Gwen"ë19212-810-6606 (cell)gwhidden@bates.eduHome: 20 W 76th Street, Apt. 3B, New York, NY, 10023Campus: OFFCAM 2 1498 Bates College
$10,000 grant to help Gwendolyn Whidden ’19 create debate program in Rwanda

Thursday, June 27, 2019 10:06 am

Whidden, who spent time at a rural high school in Rwanda in 2017, will return to the school to promote critical thinking and open dialogue.

1:30–2:30pmBates Alumni in CongressRepresentatives Ben Cline ’94 and Jared Golden ’11 will engage in a discussion about how their Bates experiences shaped their careers and road to the United States House of Representatives. Associate Professor of Politics John Baughman and Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies Stephanie Kelley-Romano will moderate a conversation examining their year as members of the congressional freshman class of 2019.Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52)
Similar but different, Congressmen Ben Cline ’94 and Jared Golden ’11 return for Reunion

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 4:36 pm

For all that’s similar about the two Bobcats in Congress, a key difference — Golden being a Democrat, Cline a Republican — made their Reunion appearance a must-see event.

Bates alumni and faculty recognized for service and achievement at Reunion 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:32 pm

Dr. Patricia Sullivan Doyle ’79, Rae Garcelon ’62, and Emily Buchanan ’89 received Bates Alumni Association awards at Reunion.

9:45–10:45am50th Reunion Seminar: The Emancipated Life: Benjamin Mays, Bates College, and the Practice of Freedom Benjamin Elijah Mays, Class of 1920, is remembered for his outstanding leadership and service as a teacher, preacher, mentor, scholar, author, and activist in the civil rights movement. Professor Charles Nero, Benjamin E. Mays ’20 Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies, will help us understand how Dr. Mays — and the role he played as a civil rights leader — was shaped by his Bates education.Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52)
What emancipation meant to Benjamin Mays, and what it means now

Friday, June 14, 2019 9:21 am

At a Reunion seminar, rhetoric professor Charles Nero explains how Benjamin Mays used religion, gender, and citizenship to reject white supremacy and claim emancipation.

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