Stories about "convocation"
Friday, September 8, 2017 1:28 pm
"I cannot remember a time in my professional experience when matters of context and principle have intruded so insistently into the project of teaching the next generation of students."
Friday, September 8, 2017 1:14 pm
"There is no way, absolutely no way, that I could have persevered through such an ordeal without being a part of the community that is Bates."
Friday, September 8, 2017 12:25 pm
“It’s actually a beautiful gesture to say, dead or alive, you’re still a part of the Bates community,” says Multifaith Chaplain Brittany Longsdorf.
Friday, September 8, 2017 11:59 am
When saying what they're excited to teach, faculty always express optimism for a new academic year and their new students. This year, we heard something different.
Friday, September 8, 2017 11:32 am
Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo follow our first-years as they dive into life at Bates.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 5:25 pm
"Maybe already, maybe tomorrow, but definitely over time, you’ll begin to find the particular faculty members with whom you’ll forge especially deep bonds."
Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:13 pm
Bates College's 2017 Convocation gave three speakers the opportunity to offer three distinct perspectives on what “Bates community” means.
Friday, September 9, 2016 2:00 pm
Awaiting the start of the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6, six professors share what they're excited to teach in the new year.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 2:56 pm
Dan Gediman, co-creator of the "This I Believe" media project, offered encouraging words to the Bates College Class of 2020 at Convocation on Sept. 6.
Friday, September 2, 2016 12:04 pm
Offering the 2016 Convocation address at Bates College is Dan Gediman, co-creator of the "This I Believe" radio and book series.