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Category: Unity News

February 25, 2014

President Stephen Mulkey to Participate in Climate Solutions Expo and Summit

Mulkey will serve as the keynote speaker and will co-moderate a panel of Maine college presidents who will consider climate change mitigation within higher education.

February 24, 2014

Spring Open House – March 1

As the green economy continues to expand across the United States and internationally, Unity College is offering a slate of environmental majors that are preparing students for the 21st century marketplace.

February 24, 2014

Michele Leavitt and three local poets to hold reading

Michele Leavitt, Unity College Special Assistant for College Outreach, Honors Program Co-Director and Instructor, will be joined by Karie Friedman, Judy Kaber, and Shelley Johnson, for a public reading of their work.

February 21, 2014

Leeann Reid ’13 Receives Award from the Appalachian Mountain Club

The Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC), the nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization awarded Unity College graduate Leeann Reid the 2014 Young Conservation Leader Award.

February 21, 2014

Unity College Students at 2014 Camden Conference

A group of Unity College students has been invited to facilitate a World Café event during the 27th Annual Camden Conference.

Holli Cederholm

February 20, 2014

Holli Cederholm and Brian St. Laurent ’07

When asked, Why Unity College? Holli replied, “I came to Unity because I wanted to change the world.”

February 18, 2014

Outlook for North American Energy

Sharon Reishus, Senior Director for IHS CERA North American Power Advisory Service will be giving a talk entitled “Outlook for North American Energy” today, Feb. 18th, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in PW 204.

February 13, 2014

Roots and Branches : Works by Simon van der Ven

Simon (Siem) van der Ven’s ceramic art engages the senses. An opening reception will be held February 27th from 5-7pm.

February 12, 2014

Professor Mick Womersley Elected a fellow of the RSA

Recently, Professor Mick Womersley was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (formally the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), abbreviated RSA.

February 10, 2014

Captive Creatures inspire Conservation

Is captivity harmful to animals? Assistant Professor Sarah Cunningham offers her opinion on captive wildlife and conservation efforts in places like SeaWorld. Originally published in the Orlando Sentinel.

February 06, 2014

Sydney Lea Reading at the UCCPA

Noted writer and environmentalist Sydney Lea, described as “a man in the woods with his head full of books, and a man in books with his head full of woods,” will read and discuss his work on Monday, February 10 at 7:30 pm.

January 28, 2014

Reanimated Creatures Worthy of Frankenstein the Subject of Unity College Study

Students conduct research on Tardigrades, tiny organisms that can lay parched and dormant for years, only to be brought back to life with a single drop of water.

January 24, 2014

Unity College Bear Study Releases One Year Report

At the one-year mark, a groundbreaking bear study has released a report that offers some new insights into the lives of Maine black bears in central Maine.

January 24, 2014

Stephen Mulkey Named to the AASHE Board of Directors

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). “I look forward to working with President Mulkey and the other new members of the AASHE Board,” noted Jacqueline Johnson, Chair and Chancellor of the University Minnesota at Morris. “Stephen… Read more »

January 23, 2014

Unity College to host Maine’s largest environmental Career Fair

An annual tradition of connecting employers with job seekers looking for work in the growing “green” job market will once again take place at Unity College.

January 23, 2014

Kurt Alan Anderson Named Development Officer/Grants Writer

Kurt Alan Anderson, a professional with extensive development, non-profit, project management and grant writing experience, has been named Development Officer/Grants Writer at Unity College. This newly created position falls under the purview of Executive Vice President Dr. Melik Peter Khoury. Anderson will be responsible for: grant writing in service to college-wide goals; development of profiles… Read more »

January 13, 2014

How We Learn

Ron Chandler, the newest member of the Center for Experiential and Environmental Education, will give a talk on January 23rd at 12:00 pm.

January 09, 2014

Unity College Set to Break Ground on 70 Bed, LEED Silver Standard Suite Style Residence Hall

In response to a trend of increasing enrollment and the popularity of campus living, Unity College will soon begin construction of a 70 bed, suite style residence hall.

January 08, 2014

Dar Williams to perform at the UCCPA in January

American singer-songwriter and pop-folk artist Dar Williams will be performing at the UCCPA on Thursday, January 23rd at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door.

December 19, 2013

Family of Unity College Professor Honored with Endowed Scholarship

The family of Unity College Professor Gerry Saunders has been honored with a gift that will create an endowed scholarship in their name.