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Category: Unity College News

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 in Sandy Stream

May 14, 2020

Unity College launches Hybrid Learning in Fall 2020

Unity College adapts to COVID-19 with new model of learning that offers students unprecedented flexibility In the fight against COVID-19, many college students across America were forced to pivot away from the traditional, four-year residential model to remote learning for the remainder of the spring semester. For most students, this was a disruption not only… Read more »


Unity College Distance Education Sustainable Business Management: Hemp Industry and Science

March 04, 2020

Unity College adds sustainable business degree in hemp to its Distance Education portfolio

Program to offer students insight into the accounting, finance, and macroeconomics in an industry projected to grow to $2 billion in two years


Hilary Irons Spiral Staircase at the Unity College Center for the Arts

March 03, 2020

UCCA hosts Hilary Irons, ‘The Spiral Staircase’

Unity College Center for the Arts will host a show of paintings by Hilary Irons titled “The Spiral Staircase.” The show will run at the UCCA’s Leonard R. Craig Gallery through March 28, and an opening reception will be held Thursday, March 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. The reception is free and open to… Read more »


Distance Education job openings

February 25, 2020

A dozen new opportunities to join Unity College’s Distance Education team

After doubling enrollment every year since its inception, Unity College Distance Education seeks new team members


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February 11, 2020

Unity College Earns 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School Designation

Unity College announced today that it has earned the 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School designation. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. More than 1,000 schools participated in the 2020-2021 survey with 695 earning the designation.  The 2020-­2021 Military Friendly® Schools list will… Read more »


prentice all over by Freddy LaFage

February 06, 2020

UCCA hosts Freddy LaFage ‘Surveyor’

Unity College Center for the Arts will host a show of paintings by Freddy LeFage titled “Surveyor.” The show will run at the UCCA’s Leonard R. Craig Gallery through February 22, and an opening reception will be held Thursday, February 13 from 4 to 6 pm. Refreshments will be provided. The reception is free and… Read more »


Unity College Wood Turtle Project awarded nearly $47,000 in grant money to further research

January 24, 2020

Unity College Wood Turtle Project awarded nearly $47,000 in grant money to further research

Program looks to save this ‘species of special concern’ in Maine and beyond


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January 10, 2020

Unity College adds five new degree programs to Distance Education

Three new bachelor’s degrees and two new master’s programs respond to market demand in reaching new learners across the country


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December 10, 2019

A new home for Unity College Distance Education

With recent move to New Gloucester, Unity College joins the Pineland Farms community


November 23, 2019

Danni Washington to deliver Unity College commencement address

Danni Washington, a correspondent on the nationally syndicated CBS series “Mission Unstoppable,” and founder of the nonprofit Big Blue & You, has made it her personal and professional mission to inspire the next generation to connect with the natural world. On May 9, Washington will get to share her passion face-to-face with roughly 200 Unity College Flagship and Distance Education graduates —… Read more »


November 22, 2019

Educating on natural history in New Hampshire

While others studying Captive Wildlife Care and Education at Unity College tend to lean more heavily into the “care” aspects of the major, Josh Flagg knew from day one that he wanted to become an educator. This summer, Flagg got the opportunity to do just that at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, New… Read more »


November 22, 2019

Working at New England’s largest aquarium

The New England Aquarium in Boston is home to some 20,000 animals, as well as a 200,000-gallon tank that ranks among the 10 largest in any aquarium across the country. Over the summer, Jordan Baker, a senior Marine Biology major at Unity College, had the opportunity of a lifetime to learn the ins and outs… Read more »


November 22, 2019

Organic farming in South Korea

Through internships, Unity College students have gotten the opportunity to explore the world, and when Lyndsay Sharrock was weighing her options, she knew she wanted an internship that combined her passion for organic farming and exploring new cultures. A senior Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Writing major, Sharrock found the perfect opportunity through World Wide Opportunities… Read more »


November 22, 2019

Mixing Media, Oysters, and Agriculture

Over the summer, Brandon Hoeckel, a Unity College senior double majoring in Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Writing, became a jack of all trades while interning at Wright’s Cove Farm and Glidden Point Oyster Farms. His internship melded three very different areas of focus: Aquaculture, agriculture, and media. “It was a lot of new things for… Read more »


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November 20, 2019

How To Become an Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Environmental Health and Safety Managers are responsible for protecting people from environmental hazards and the environment from human hazards. Here we provide an in-depth Environmental Health and Safety Manager description.


Unity College Distance Education’s new degree programs to focus on animal health, climate change

October 11, 2019

Unity College Distance Education’s new degree programs to focus on animal health, climate change

Online undergraduate programs offer students job-ready skills in growing markets


Matthew Russ: On-site

October 08, 2019

UCCA hosts Matthew Russ: On-site

The Unity College Center for the Arts (UCCA) will host a new exhibit featuring work from Maine landscape painter Matthew Russ titled On-site. The show will run Oct. 9 through Nov. 15. Russ works entirely outdoors, and in a series format. Returning to a single painting location for a prescribed number of visits, he explores… Read more »


Unity College Aerial

September 19, 2019

Unity College will join the Global Climate Strike September 20, 2019 at the Flagship Campus on Quaker Hill Road in Unity, Maine beginning at 11am

Student-led initiative spurs College to take part in worldwide efforts to encourage action against climate change!