Recordings from Bates Virtual Reunion 2021

Thank you to the nearly 1,300 alumni who participated in Bates Virtual Reunion this year! Together we celebrated what makes Bates unique: its community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Bates Virtual Reunion included 60 speakers and 45 programs through out the week of June 7-12.

Please enjoy a selection of recorded programs from Reunion.

Climbs of the Seven Summits
with Dr. Colin M. Fuller ’69, P’00, P’18

Curating A Diverse Bookshelf for Your Kids
with Anne Sibley O’Brien & Professor Krista Aronson

Leadership Perspectives
with President Spencer and other members of the leadership team

A History of Bates in One Hour Flat!
with Bill Hiss ’66

The Creative Journey:
with Professor Robert Strong, Christina Chiu ’91, Mary Morton Cowan ’61, Kate Spencer ’01, and Claudia Turner ’76, Ph.D.

Perfect Pairings | Food and Wine

with Ashley Parker Snider ’86 & Deborah Hansen ’86

What’s New on Campus?
Facilities updates with Geoffrey Swift and other members of the facilities team

The Evolution of Media in an Ever-Changing World
with Carolyn Ryan ’86, Niraj Chokshi ’07, João Costa ’96, Josh Macht ’91 & Brian McGrory ’84

The Rhetoric of Conspiracies
with Professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano

Bates College Alumni Memorial Service

The Road to College: Admission and Financial Aid
with Wendy Glass & Darryl Uy

Scholar Tea
with Dr. Therí Pickens and Jalen Baker ’16

Art and Mindfulness
with Rev. Dr. Brittany Longsdorf and Caitlin Patton

Bobcat Mixology:
Creative Concoctions with Alumni Council Vice President Kevin Moore ’93

Performing Arts Showcase
showcasing the talents of our Bates alumni

Bates Outing Club
Morse Mountain Updates with Caitlin Cleaver