Several dozen students attended the Spring Volunteer Fair held on January 27, 2017, one of two such events sponsored annually by the Joseph McKeen Center for the Common Good. Fifteen student groups were represented, including several offering mentoring and tutoring work at local schools, colleges, and in one case, even prisons.
The six Bowdoin Teacher Scholars in the Spring 2017 cohort began their student teaching experience on January 3rd.
This semester, senior Juliet Eyraud has been traveling to Portland once a week to teach an introductory computer programming class for English language learners.
A student journalist at Bowdoin has been selected by ProPublica to take part in its Emerging Reporters program. The nonprofit news organization launched the program last year as a way to increase diversity in investigative journalism by giving stipends and mentoring help to college journalists of color.