Stories about "Veterans Plaza"
Veterans Day Ceremony at the Veterans PlazaBrittany provided the following program outline:Welcoming Remarks: BrittanyOpening Prayer: BrittanyTaps: Julie Jesurum ’22, a biochemistry major from Weston, Mass., plays on trumpetPoem for Safety- Tyler Shambaugh '22Invitation to lay a stoneBegin ritual by laying a stone for each branch in the armed forces*Moment of Silence*Poem for Peace- Frances White '22Benediction-Raymond
Veterans Day: poetry, taps, and a poignant ritual at Veterans Plaza

Thursday, November 18, 2021 5:23 pm

A poignant observance at Veterans Plaza offered a simple ritual that "people can interact with throughout Veterans Day," says the Rev. Brittany Longsdorf.

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.

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 24, 2020

Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:04 pm

“Things are looking awesome” at Veterans Plaza, reports Shelby Burgau, who is managing the project for Bates.

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.

Campus Construction Update: May 15, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 9:55 am

In June, Bates will commence work on Veterans Plaza: a site honoring military service as a form of public service, acknowledging war’s impacts, and providing a spot for peace and quiet.