Stories about "The Bates Campaign"
Campus Construction Update: Oct. 30, 2020

Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:27 am

Bates boasts a new fitness park and better erosion control at Merrill — while at the Bonney project, the beat goes on.

Day two of a three-day move in featured loads of luggage, spirited greetings, and emotional goodbyes. For a small taste of what we saw, swipe left.Walking on Campus Avenue to her Chu Hall residence, OWL (Orientation Week Leader) Katia Ryan ’23 of Amsterdam, N.Y., swings her arms to express her excitement about returning to campus.Today’s historic student move in was the first of three. Most first-years begin to arrive Wednesday and Thursday.
Bates College announces record $33.7 million in total gifts for fiscal 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:31 pm

The gift total represents the second straight year of record giving to Bates. Since 2013, total annual gifts to the college have nearly tripled.

Bates biologist April Hill is part of first genome sequencing of a freshwater sponge

Friday, September 25, 2020 10:42 am

However lowly, or low in the water, freshwater sponges are "biomedically relevant,” says Bates biologist April Hill "They are important organisms for us to pay attention to.”

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 25, 2020

Thursday, September 24, 2020 9:05 am

Veterans Plaza will be dedicated on Oct. 9. And over at the Bonney center, they're singing "Room to Run."

Campus Construction Update: July 17, 2020

Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:42 am

The arrival of the self-elevating Hydro Mobile staging at the Bonney Science Center means that bricklayers will soon be at work.

Images from the topping off event on May 16, 2020, at the Bonney Science Center, featuring the final major piece of structural steel being installed on the building. In keeping with tradition, a small spruce tree was attached to the beam fluttered plus a Bates banner and the American flag. The beam has the signatures of Bates participants and members of the Consigli construction crew.Participants: Michael W. Bonney ’80, P’09, P’12, P’15Alison Grott Bonney ’80, P’09, P’12, P’15Sarah R. Pearson ’75, Vice President for College AdvancementA. Clayton Spencer, PresidentChris Streifel, Facilities Services Project ManagerGeoff Swift, Vice President for Finance and Administration and TreasurerPam Wichroski, Director of Capital Planning and ConstructionDave Thomas, Consigli Construction Michael Hinchcliffe, Payette Architecture Firm Bob Schaeffner, Payette Architecture Firm
Campus Construction Update: June 19, 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020 8:08 am

A topping-off ceremony at the Bonney Science Center marks the end of structural construction.

Great Day 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 10:08 am

Bates College announces record $28.85 million in total gifts for fiscal 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:01 pm

Gifts to Bates, both great and small, have led to a doubling of yearly giving to the college since 2013.

“It was rewarding to start as a kind of blank slate and work my way to where I am now.”.— Ben Lyons ’19, an economics major from San Rafael, Calif., posing in front of the dramatic Nasdaq MarketSite overlooking New York City’s Times Square..Lyons is concluding a 10-week Purposeful Work internship at Nasdaq Private Market with the company’s head, Eric Folkemer ’02..Working on a long-term project under the guidance of Nasdaq Private Market staff, Lyons has gained practical understanding of data analysis, financial documents, and Nasdaq trading and technology. In the spirit of Purposeful Work, the experience has helped Lyons both explore and refine his interest in finance.
Bates-Gallup study finds ‘purpose gap’ between what college graduates seek and find in their work

Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:14 pm

The new study also suggests that Bates Purposeful Work offers ways that colleges and universities might better prepare students for the future of work.

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.

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