Stories about "Annual events"
What gives? Ideas from the Bates Alumni Holiday Gift Guide

Friday, December 1, 2023 12:08 pm

The annual alumni gift guide debuted three years ago and has become one of the most popular Bates Alumni online offerings. since.

Slideshow: Plastic-bag swan, name-tag kilt, and cardboard giant on stilts elevate the Trashion Show

Thursday, November 16, 2023 5:00 am

See Bates students on the Trashion runway in fashions crafted from cardboard boxes, name tags, plastic bags, transit cards, zero-balance gift cards, face masks, newspapers, paper banners, bubble wrap, sticky notes, and paperback book pages.

A Veterans Day moment at Bates, ‘all that has been sacrificed and shared’

Friday, November 10, 2023 2:50 pm

Sophia Cattallani ’25 of Skaneateles, N.Y., kept her trumpet zipped in her…

Video: Ready for their 2023 Bates Commencement closeups

Friday, June 2, 2023 2:20 pm

As bleary-eyed seniors slowly arrived on Commencement morning, we were there, inviting them to pose for slow-motion portraits. Slow no more!

Picture Story: Bates Baccalaureate 2023

Friday, June 2, 2023 1:20 pm

An immersive Picture Story shares images of Bates seniors pausing at Baccalaureate to remember, rejoice, and give thanks.

Bates students present their innovation businesses at the Annual Bobcat Ventures Pitch Competition, held in Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall with a reception in Commons. These 10 students worked extremely hard to deliver strong business pitches in this year's competition and the bar has been raised again by yet. The panel of alumni judges included Emma Sprague '10, Ben Schippers '04, and Pranav Ghai '93 with expert knowledge in an array of fields. This year's winners include: 1st: Jacob Iwowo for "Up Next Academy" and Abby Segal for "Magic by Abby Segal" will recieve $4,000 each 2nd: Grace Biddle for "Nesca$h" and Richie Nuzum with Gus McAllister for "Crave Swipe" will recieve $1,000 each Here are all the names of this year's list of students who participated: David Ingram, Indexify Jacob Iwowo, Up Next Academy Grace Biddle, Nesca$h Vova Sosnovskii, Maine Boost Abby Segal, Magic by Abby Segal Julia Newell, Hear You Know Me Richie Nuzum & Gus McAllister, Crave Swipe Bobby Dall & Ciaran Bardong '22, Dose
Soccer and magic: Announcing the $12,000 winning pitches at the 2023 Bobcat Ventures competition

Friday, April 14, 2023 10:52 am

Abby Segal '23 and Jacob Iwowo '23 won first-place prizes for startups that focus on access and community, in two very different realms: magic and soccer.

Keeping it real as Bates’ record-setting admission season hits the home stretch

Thursday, April 13, 2023 1:34 pm

A record 8,937 prospective students applied to Bates this year. And on April 3, a dozen of those newly admitted students made their way to a Pettengill Hall classroom to get a real taste of Bates academics.

Video: Spend a minute with Mount David Summit 2023

Friday, April 7, 2023 1:12 pm

Enjoy a minute of fast-paced but slow-motion moments from this year's Mount David Summit, captured by Theophil Syslo, multimedia producer for Bates Communications.

Picture Story: ‘Share our love for our sport’ 

Friday, March 3, 2023 12:10 pm

Enjoy this immersive look at the Bates women’s varsity teams mentoring the next generation as they host area children on National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

Bates Dance Festival performance at Lake Andrews on Monday, July 11, 2022. Fist & Heel Performance Group …together, they stood shaking, while others began to shout Mon, July 11, 7 pm Lake Andrews Tickets Available June 1st Join Fist & Heel Performance Group, Bates Dance Festival students and faculty members, and community members from all around Southern and Central Maine in a devised performance using dances from the company’s Shaker-inspired work Power. Fist & Heel Performance Group is a Brooklyn-based dance company that investigates the intersections of cultural anthropology and movement practices and believes in the potential of the body as a valid means for knowing. Our performance work is a continued manifestation of the rhythm languages of the body provoked by the spiritual and the mundane traditions of Africa and its Diaspora, including the Blues, Slave and Gospel idioms. The group has received support from major foundations and corporations and has performed at notable venues in the United States and abroad. In the spirit of building equitable relationships with our community partners, Bates Dance Festival would like to acknowledge the intellectual, creative and administrative labor that Indigo Arts Alliance has contributed to the fulfilment of Reggie Wilson’s residency. We could not have successfully executed community outreach and connections for all of the programs without the expertise of Indigo Arts Alliance.
Bates Dance Festival earns $40K NEA grant

Friday, January 27, 2023 11:49 am

The annual Bates Dance Festival helps to "strengthen arts and cultural ecosystems, provide equitable opportunities for arts participation and practice, and contribute to the health of our communities and our economy," said NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson.

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