Community Matters in Maine alumni Alex Casbara '12, Lindsey Horowitz '12 and Alex Patel '12
Recently selected for summer placements in nonprofits throughout Maine’s midcoast, this year’s Community Matters in Maine fellows gathered recently to hear more about what to expect from the best source: alumni of the program.
The students selected for the program met in Adams Hall with last year’s fellows Dan Peckham ’12 and Amar Patel ’13. In its fifth year, the Community Matters in Maine fellowship, jointly managed by the Environmental Studies Program and the McKeen Center, places students with local organizations not only to provide work experience for students, but also to strengthen partnerships between the college and the community.
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Bowdoin’s Amnesty International Club recently hosted its annual fundraiser in the form of a dodgeball tournament called, “Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive and Defend Human Rights!”
Every year, Bowdoin’s Amnesty International Club organizes a fundraiser to send money to Amnesty International to support its work fighting human rights abuses around the world. In previous years, the club has organized a “Jamnesty” concert for the fundraiser. This year, however, the club decided to have the Jamnesty as a coffeehouse in one of the college houses. The idea for the dodgeball tournament evolved as the club looked for an energetic event that would draw in groups from all around campus, according to co-president Emily Ausubel ’13.
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Women’s Tennis — The women’s tennis team rallied from a 4-1 deficit to take a thrilling 5-4 win over Middlebury in the regional finals of an NCAA Regional in Vermont Sunday. The Polar Bears (13-8) will take on Emory in the national quarterfinals on Monday, May 21st in Cary, N.C.
Baseball — For the second time in program history, the baseball team has earned a trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament.Selections were announced Sunday evening, after the team fell just short in its bid for a NESCAC title, losing 6-0 to Trinity earlier on the final day of the conference championship tournament.
Men’s Tennis — The men’s tennis team won the first three completed singles matches to earn a 5-1 victory over Trinity (TX) University in the regional finals of the NCAA Division III Tournament Sunday.
Rowing — The rowing team spent the weekend on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia competing in the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta, the largest collegiate regatta in the U.S. Results here.
Scores listed are those available at time of publication.
Chris Armes '96. Illustration by Chelee Ross '12.
This profile originally appeared in the Winter 2012 issue of Bowdoin magazine.
Bowdoin major: Geology
Hometown: Roseburg, Oregon
Title: Founder and co-owner of 16th Workshop
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