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Author: Joel Crabtree

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September 14, 2020

Unity College unveils new degrees in its Distance Education portfolio

  College introduces master’s degrees in Marine Science and Animal Science and Behavior, bachelor’s degrees in Animal Science, Environmental Health and Safety, and Environmental Health and Wellness   Since it first launched in 2016, the growth of Unity College Distance Education has been well documented, recently seeing its largest incoming class ever for Fall Term… Read more »


September 02, 2020

Unity College welcomes more new students than ever

Reaching record-breaking incoming class was years in the making as Unity College continues to adapt to shifting demographics This fall, Unity College is not only seeing its largest enrollment ever with nearly 1,300 total students taking courses with America’s Environmental College, but it’s also welcoming its largest incoming undergraduate class ever. Between Distance Education and… Read more »

Unity College Hybrid Learning Online

August 18, 2020

Unity College sees unprecedented growth, sets new enrollment record with more than 1,200 students

America’s Environmental College sees record enrollment leaning into changing demographics and its mission, despite 33% decline on the residential campus Since arriving at Unity College, it has been President Dr. Melik Peter Khoury’s primary objective to increase the accessibility, affordability, and flexibility of the curriculum, so that anyone, anywhere can obtain a degree or certification… Read more »

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July 27, 2020

Director of VR/AR Research and Development a Game-Changer for Unity College

The concept of virtual reality was once a far-fetched trope that you would see in science fiction films, knowing that once you left the theater or turned off the TV, the real-world didn’t support technology quite that immersive. Times have changed. Seven years ago when virtual reality was becoming, well, a reality, it caught the… Read more »

Unity College Commencement Awards

July 16, 2020

Unity College honors seniors with Commencement Awards

‘These students truly went the extra mile not only in their own academics, but also for their classmates and all of us here at Unity College’ Though COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into many summer plans and postponed countless events, Unity College is moving forward with recognizing some of our most accomplished graduates from the… Read more »


July 02, 2020

Unity College confers Professor Emeritus rank for two retired Unity College professors

  Dr. Don Lynch, Pat Clark receive honor after more than 30 years with Unity College Unity College is proud to announce that the rank of Professor Emeritus has been bestowed upon retired psychology professor Dr. Don Lynch and retired oral communications professor Pat Clark. Dr. Lynch played an integral part in pioneering the College’s… Read more »

Unity College Hybrid Learning Online

June 26, 2020

After pivoting in March, Unity College to continue remote learning through 20-21 academic year

Introduction of eight five-week terms to enable Unity College to re-evaluate in-person teaching based on COVID-19 developments On Friday, after months of deliberation and analyzing the logistics around the possibility of opening its Flagship Campus this fall amid COVID-19, Unity College announced that it will continue remote learning for the 2020-21 academic year. All courses… Read more »

June 19, 2020

Reaffirming Our Commitment This Juneteenth

Dear Alums, Faculty, Staff, and Students of Unity College, As you all know, today is Juneteenth, a day that marks the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. On this 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, and with the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a time for us to reflect, and to look deep within… Read more »

Unity College names Rachel Kahn as Chief Advancement Officer

June 18, 2020

After success as Director of Career Services, Unity College names Rachel Kahn as Chief Advancement Officer

‘Now is the time to ensure our mission is accessible and relevant to learners from all backgrounds and geographic areas’ Since becoming President of Unity College some five years ago, Dr. Melik Peter Khoury has taken pride in ensuring employees have ample opportunity for growth, offering ambitious, talented, and innovative professionals leadership roles that play… Read more »

June 17, 2020

Economies of scale enable Unity College to reduce online graduate degree tuition costs

As Distance Education continues to grow, student body becomes increasingly diverse Just a little over three years since it launched, Unity College Distance Education has seen growth beyond the College’s loftiest expectations. In its first term, 10 students were enrolled in the master’s program. Now, Unity College Distance Education is serving more than 700 undergraduate… Read more »

Students working with a cat/kitten at Unity College

June 12, 2020

20+ Cool Careers With Animals (That Pay Well)

Are you interested in working with animals? Ready to get out from behind a typical desk job and head outdoors to study wildlife, take samples, or rescue injured animals? Jobs involving animals aren’t limited to veterinary clinics or zoos. You may find yourself diving into the depths of the ocean or traversing forests to enforce… Read more »