Stories about "Opening Day"
Friday, September 6, 2019 11:10 am
Bates' newest students, the Class of 2023, experience Opening Day on Aug. 26, 2019.
Thursday, August 29, 2019 3:13 pm
Opening Day sets the tone for these new Bobcats. In the words of longtime dean James Reese, it's a day when the message is, "Everyone’s in!”
Friday, September 7, 2018 9:03 am
See all the photography of Orientation Week, from Opening Day to Convocation to the women's soccer season opener.
Thursday, August 30, 2018 10:09 am
Dropping a child off at college, said a new Bates parent, is a unique feeling: "so happy and so sad at the same time — and so proud."
Friday, August 24, 2018 8:00 am
Selected from the largest applicant pool in college history, the 550 members of the Class of 2022 arrives on Monday.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 9:34 am
Of the ways parents can support their newly fledged students, one of the most valuable is easing back and trusting them to figure college out.
Friday, September 1, 2017 2:10 pm
Photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo capture move-in, decorations, presentations, receptions, and goodbyes.
Friday, August 25, 2017 9:54 am
Aug. 28 is Opening Day at Bates College — the day when 510 members of first-year class move in and begin Orientation.