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The Bates Communications Office (BCO) tells the college’s story across multiple channels to its many audiences. With broad expertise in marketing, media relations, multimedia, design, and print, digital, and social platforms, BCO supports the college’s goals and provides strategic direction for its communications.
BCO manages the college’s web presence and flagship domain,, publishes Bates Magazine, and shares the latest from Bates through Bates News (including the ever-popular This Month at Bates and Campus Construction Update).
The office administers Bates’ social media channels, manages sports information, and facilitates a network of website editors across the college through the WordPress Community of Practice. Our photography and video productions appear regularly on the website, and they are available on our PhotoShelter and YouTube pages.
BCO also manages media relations for the college, working with regional and national media to share news and stories, responding to queries and facilitating interviews when appropriate.
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For assistance with a story or more information about Bates, please contact our office at:
(207) 786-6330 or
Bates Communications Office
2 Andrews Road
Lane Hall
Lewiston, Maine 04240
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News & Updates
June 30, 2021
Campus Construction Update: July 1, 2021
The Bonney Science Center's new occupants have begun moving in as the summer construction season shifts into high gear at Bates.
June 30, 2021
Announcing the 25th annual Bates College summer book list
Going strong since 1997 as an annual gift for graduating seniors (and a delight for the rest of us), here's the 25th edition of...
June 24, 2021
Bates in the News, June 24, 2021
A young Black alum's Southern take on Hamlet, Bonney Science center explained, and how an alum artist deals with her goats.
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