Phyllis Graber Jensen

Phyllis produces photography and video for college news and major marketing pieces, including web-based multimedia. She has strategic oversight of story-telling video projects.

Stories by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Picture story: ‘You are the bringer of light and change’

Friday, January 20, 2023 4:18 pm

Immerse yourself in the creative hope and beauty of Martin Luther King Jr. Day through Bates photography and video.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 9:31 am

From the first snow of the season to celebrations of culture and achievement, and plenty of moments of unbounded joy and togetherness in between, here is selection of photographs that offer a window into This Month at Bates.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 12:43 pm

In no particular order, here are 10 words that explain why October, the 10th month, is so awesome at Bates.

Back to Bates Weekend on Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.Back to Bates Family Weekend 2022 has begun!Lily Ritch ’25 of Cincinnati introduces her parents Wendy and Andrew to friends Haley Wilkins ’25, Naomi Lynch ’25, and Becky Philips ’25 on Alumni Walk earlier this afternoon.During the weekend, Bates invites family members of current Bates students to experience life on campus, visit with their student, and enjoy the wonders of fall in Maine.
Picture story: Back to Bates Family Weekend 2022

Friday, October 7, 2022 3:49 pm

Students. Parents. Relatives. Friends. Dogs. Hugs. Kisses. Smiles. Dogs. A cappella. Posters. Trees. Sports. And did we say dogs? We have it all in this immersive photographic look at Back to Bates Family Weekend 2022.

Cats Carnival, held for the first time in two years, was held on the Bardwell Street Field, on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.After Two-Year Hiatus, 'Cats Carnival Returns This SaturdayThe fall-themed 'Cats Carnival, hosted by Bates College Athletics, returns after a two-year hiatus this Saturday just before the Bates Football home opener vs. Tufts at 1:30 p.m. on Garcelon Field. The carnival features bounce houses, face painting, poster making, a prize wheel, concessions, and games for kids of all ages. Bates student-athletes will volunteer at the family-friendly event. The 'Cats Carnival is free and open to the public. Bates Athletics invites community members to join the fun and to cheer on the Bobcats in all their home contests. Admission to all games is free.Kirsten Pelletier ’20 and her four-month-old-chocolate Lab Goose enjoy a photo opportunity with the Bates Bobcat.
This Month at Bates

Thursday, October 6, 2022 4:32 pm

From smiles and laughter, to victories and new beginnings, to unconventional classroom adventures, here's a selection of photographs that offer a window into This Month at Bates.

This Summer at Bates

Monday, August 22, 2022 2:55 pm

As seasons go, it was hot and green. We loved it but, true to form, it came and went too quickly.

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 2:36 pm

With the arrival of May, and then June, the campus burst into...

Picture story: A graduation celebration for the Bates Class of 2020

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 1:53 pm

After a 812-day wait, the Class of 2020 got its in-person graduation celebration — their moment to cross the Coram Library porch and bask in the college’s full congratulations “in three dimensions,” as President Spencer said in her welcome.

Class of 2022 celebrates Baccalaureate on the Historic Quad with Baccalaureate address delivered by Josh Rubin, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of Anthropology.Saturday May 28, 202211:00 a.m., The Historic QuadBaccalaureate is a gathering of graduating seniors and their families and friends to celebrate this milestone in their lives and give thanks for the help they received along the way. It is a joyous celebration planned by students that features poetry, story-telling, a cappella, a student band, dance, parent reflections and an address by a faculty or staff person chosen by the graduating class.Baccalaureate is held on the Historic Quad (rain or shine) and seniors process into the service wearing caps and gowns. All friends and family are welcome to attend and seating is first-come, first-served. The procession begins at 10:50, with a musical prelude before.We invite parents and families to contribute to the festivities in two ways:Parents & Families Reflection and Blessing Cards
Picture story: Baccalaureate for the Bates Class of 2022

Friday, June 3, 2022 2:27 pm

Held the day before Commencement, Baccalaureate offers a time to pause and reflect, to remember and rejoice, being fully present to those around us.

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