Bates is a liberal arts college in Lewiston, Maine. The college’s Department of Athletics and Physical Education provides gender-equitable athletic opportunities that enhance the overall liberal arts undergraduate experience. We were hired to facilitate a retreat among Department staff to identify core program strengths and develop a vision for athletic programming’s contribution to the college over the next 5 – 10 years.
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Shows of Respect
October 26th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
Even when you don’t know someone – wait, especially when you don’t know someone – it works well to show respect. Works with people you know too. Even works with people you don’t like. As a practical matter, when you show respect to someone – whoever they are — you’re more likely to get a …read more
Competition is over-rated. Collaboration please.
July 29th, 2021 by Craig Freshley
I’m afraid that our United States Congress has reached a point where they are unable to solve the problems of the nation. I’m afraid that the United Nations and other coalitions of nations lack political will to actually save our species from climate change. And I’m afraid when I see unnecessary conflict in our communities. …read more