Stories about "Alumni"
Six stories of Black student athletes from early Bates

Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:50 pm

In honor of Black History Month, we shared a few stories on social media about Black students in the college's early years who participated in athletics. Here are six of their stories.

Recalling the late Henry Aaron’s friendship with Benjamin Mays

Friday, January 22, 2021 4:27 pm

It is said that Henry Aaron's friendship with Benjamin Mays made him him want to be more than just a baseball player."

Quotable quotes, and what they mean, from MLK Day at Bates in 2021

Friday, January 22, 2021 12:04 pm

A broad selection of quotable quotes — and what they mean — from presenters during the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day programs.

Bates loans pivotal COVID-19 storage freezers to local hospitals

Thursday, December 17, 2020 2:01 pm

In the life-and-death battle against the pandemic, Bates professors donate pivotal COVID-19 vaccine storage freezers to two Maine hospitals.

The top 13 Bates College Facebook posts of 2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:15 pm

The top 13 Bates College Facebook posts of 2020 puts into sharp relief just what, in the midst of the trials of a pandemic, the Bates community values.

Oh Henry! Bill Henry ’85 wins editing Emmy for HBO’s ‘Succession’

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:20 am

Henry has seen the film industry’s shift from “100 years on acetate film to a completely digital medium.”

Bates in the News: Dec. 4, 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020 11:45 am

The media seek out Bates folks for stories about shipwrecks, the Gomes Chapel, urban gardening, and mentoring

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Meet headstrong Harry Lord, Bates’ lord of the baseball diamond

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 11:29 am

He's the best Bates baseball player ever, but even basic facts about Harry Lord’s time at Bates are shrouded in mystery.

Bates in the News: Oct. 16, 2020

Friday, October 16, 2020 11:34 am

Shoutout for the Bates online tour and two New York Times alumni profiles, of an international bagel guru and the personal assistant to fashion designer Marc Jacobs.

Bates dedicates Veterans Plaza, now ‘part of our mission to educate and transform lives’

Thursday, October 15, 2020 11:21 am

"Veterans Plaza will be part and parcel of our mission to educate and transform lives," said President Clayton Spencer at the virtual dedication event on Oct. 9.

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