“Send Offs” are a longtime Bowdoin tradition that take place around the country shortly before the incoming class heads to Brunswick to begin “the best four years” of their lives. These events happen around the country; this summer they took place in Chicago, Richmond, San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Maine, Minneapolis, and New Jersey. In all, more than 500 people attended the eight events.
The publisher and owner of “The Ellsworth American” and the “Mount Desert Islander”—is being inducted into the Maine Press Association Hall of Fame in October.
Sam Brody ’92, director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at Texas A&M University, was part of NBC Nightly News coverage of the flooding in Houston, Texas.
Comedian Hari Kondobalu ’04 is performing at Aura in Portland, Maine, on August 30th, as part of a national tour (plus some stops in Canada).
McNamara was a guest on was a guest on the 16th annual WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon, a two-day event featuring interviews with both cancer survivors and sports celebrities. She described how she had to undergo chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant from her sister after being diagnosed with a rare blood cancer in 2015.
On Saturday, August 12th New York City Polar Bears attended the annual Lobster Picnic and Summer Send-Off event held on the Great Hill in Central Park.
Forty members of the Bowdoin community gathered at the home of Quinn Kitchen Miller ’03 in Minneapolis to welcome the Class of 2021 to the Bowdoin community. This annual gathering featured a traditional Maine lobster bake organized and prepared by the host. Quinn reported that the weather that evening was “perfection” and provided a wonderful […]