Stories about "Alumni"
For Chip Noble ’97, Trek Across Maine is a family affair

Monday, April 15, 2019 10:19 am

Noble, a senior product manager at Garmin, makes the maps for each year's Trek. And this year, he's riding it with his two daughters.

Bates in the News: April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019 12:00 pm

Media outlets take notice of a new Gallup study on the value of purposeful work; and former Garcelon gridder Sam Francis ’17 now has a job crunching numbers for the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals.

Bates College Board of Trustees elects two new members

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 3:04 pm

Erica Stewart Bullard ’90 and Stacey Kelly P'21 have been elected to the Bates College Board of Trustees.

His friend diagnosed with ALS, Martin Levenson ’81 returns to run the Boston Marathon

Thursday, April 4, 2019 9:09 am

Time after time during their lifelong friendship, Richard Kennedy stepped up for Levenson. With Kennedy now diagnosed with ALS, Levenson knew how to reciprocate.

‘Airbnb for storage’ idea takes $10,000 top prize in Bobcat Ventures competition

Thursday, March 28, 2019 3:42 pm

George DeLana ’19, the cofounder of a marketplace for renting summer storage space, says the secret to success is pitching, pitching, pitching.

Visiting Assistant Professors of Economics Kurzfeld's class on"Crime, Punishment and Rehabilitation" attended by Joyce Vance , where she participated in a panel. She talked about the work she did on penal reform in Alabama when she was the US Attorney for the Northern District. From Kurzfeld:The class on Thursday meets in Pettingill G50 at 1:10. The other two members of the panel are Joseph Jackson, Director of the Maine Prisoner's Advocacy Coalition, and Jesse Archer, a local defense attorney. Joseph is an African American man who was incarcerated in Maine State Prison for 20 years, including time in solitary confinement. He founded the first chapter of the NAACP in the Maine prison system, was the first inmate in the MSP to complete a Master's degree while incarcerated, and has since his release become a leading advocate for improved conditions for prisoners in Maine. He also works with the Maine Inside Out program, which uses theater to help incarcerated youth find their voice and their place in their communities. Jesse Archer is a criminal defense attorney who has been very interested in the racial inequities he has observed in his work in the local courts, including the racial disparities in jury representation, among other issues.She will speak tonight on The Mueller Investigation and the Rule of Law: A talk by Joyce White Vance ’82, Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law, Culverhouse School of Law, University of Alabama. Vance is a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama and frequent legal commentator for MSNBC. An entry in the Harward Center for Community Partnerships’ Theory Into Practice series. FMI 207-786-6202.Muskie Archives
Joyce White Vance ’82: Whatever Mueller report says, rule of law stands strong

Friday, March 22, 2019 10:30 am

As the mythical Mueller report looms, MSNBC's go-to special counsel explainer brings Bates up to speed.

Bates in the News: March 15, 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019 3:47 pm

A 1956 alumnus takes part in a photo series, Lisa Genova talks about empathy and storytelling, and two alumnae find purposeful work together.

Q&A: Katie Burke ’03 on how company culture can be a weapon or asset

Friday, March 8, 2019 9:58 am

Rather than employees who “fit” the culture, companies should seek people who add to the culture, says Burke, chief people officer at HubSpot and College Key Alumna in Residence.

John Gillespie '80
John Gillespie ’80 elected next chair of the Bates College Board of Trustees

Friday, March 1, 2019 10:00 am

Gillespie, who has served as a trustee since 2004, succeeds Michael W. Bonney ’80, who retires from the board June 30 after nine years as chair.

Recalling when Bates fought, yet benefited from, a racist debate organization

Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:33 pm

Fraught and frustrating efforts by Bates to get the national Delta Sigma Rho debate society to admit black members reveals a stark conflict between Bates’ ideals and the reality in which it operated.

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