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Category: Unity News

December 13, 2013

Half Moon Gardens Donated to Unity College

Unity College has received a transformative gift that will enhance teaching, research, experiential learning and programs in sustainability science.

December 05, 2013

Mike and Rose Koutelis ’77 Donate Wind Turbine

In a gesture meant as a nod to the direction of their alma mater with its focus on sustainability science and divestment from investments in fossil fuels, Mike Koutelis and his wife Rose ’77 have donated a wind turbine.

November 21, 2013

Unity College to Showcase Internships

Unity College students will be offering comprehensive presentations on their recent internship experiences. The event is free and open to the general public.

November 20, 2013

Manifesto for Higher Education Reform

The visionary college President who touched off the growing movement for institutions to divest from investments in fossil fuels is offering a manifesto for higher education reform.

November 14, 2013

Dive Right In at Unity College

Unity College students enjoy hands on experiential learning from the moment they set foot on campus. If you like rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in making a difference, Unity is the place for you.

November 14, 2013

Unity Student Conference Celebrates Excellence

At the end of each semester, students gather at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts to display their best work and compete for a variety of awards; works are judged by college faculty, staff, and community partners. Conference submissions are processed through a call for proposals that is forwarded to all Unity College… Read more »

November 13, 2013

Expert in Maine Agriculture and Food Systems Issues Speaks at UCCPA

As part of the Lapping Lecture Series, on Monday, November 18, Piotti will offer a critical overview of the challenges and opportunities related to farming in Maine.

November 10, 2013

Preparing Environmental Leaders

Employment of environmental scientists and specialists is projected to grow by 19 percent from 2010 to 2020. Learn how Unity College prepares students not for their first job, but for their 5th.

November 08, 2013

Unity College Showcases Student Artistic Talent

Unity College will be showcasing the full range of artistic talent within its community on Saturday, November 16 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

November 08, 2013

Johan Fastberg Named Player of the Year

Unity College student Johan Fastberg named Yankee Small College Conference and nominated to USCAA Men’s Soccer All-American second team.

November 01, 2013

First Maine PeaceJam Slam

The theme for the day will be youth leadership, taking risks, and developing a personal voice for positive change.

October 29, 2013

Sarah Linneken Awarded

Sarah Linneken is the recipient of the Unity College Fall 2013 Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship, a fund created to support juniors and seniors in challenging, experiential learning projects that are self-initiated and curriculum-based.

October 23, 2013

Unity College Campus Sustainability Day Wednesday, October 24

Celebrate the 10th anniversary of Campus Sustainability Day on Wednesday, October 24th with an interactive panel discussing the role that colleges and universities must play in creating sustainability education for all students. Sustainability education prepares the next generation of leaders to lead a just, healthy, and sustainable society. How can colleges and universities prepare students… Read more »

October 23, 2013

Seventh Annual Hunters & Huggers Dinner

The award-winning campus Dining Services department holds a Hunters and Huggers dinner to spotlight its “buy local” and sustainable approach.

October 21, 2013

Unity College Nominated

This international award recognizes Unity College for its green leadership, Unity being the only institution of higher learning from the United States to be nominated.

October 21, 2013

Unity College President Elected to Board of Directors

The election of Dr. Mulkey to the NRCM board combines the success and expertise of two widely respected environmental institutions.

October 18, 2013

Unity College Student Wins National Math Prize

Kari Lemelin ’14, a Unity College Wildlife Biology major, was awarded the Janet L. Anderson Prize at the most recent meeting of MathFest, the national meeting of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), held in Hartford, Connecticut. The Janet L. Anderson Prize is given for recognition of outstanding achievement in mathematical and computational biology, and… Read more »

October 01, 2013

Unity College Participates in Upcoming Maine Sportsman’s Night at Mount View High School

The Knox Ridge Baptist Church will be sponsoring Maine Sportsman’s Night, an event with variety of vendors, organizations and speakers from many aspects of the sportsman’s world on Saturday, October 12. The event is for anyone interested in the outdoors, and suitable for men, women and children to attend. Doors for Maine Sportsman’s Night open… Read more »

September 27, 2013

Unity College Search and Rescue Team – A Look Behind the Scenes

On September 12, 2013, an 83-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease from Benton, Maine disappeared from his home. At 4:22 am, the Maine Warden Service called the Unity College Search and Rescue team (UCSAR) to help find him. The team was alerted by Unity College Professor of Human Ecology Mick Womersley and responded with urgency, and… Read more »

September 25, 2013

Unity Takes the Initiative With New Labs to Provide an Enhanced Learning Environment for Students

Unity College has recently upgraded its facilities in order to provide better learning experiences for students. Some new renovations on campus include three new state of the art labs for the chemistry, molecular biology and geology classes. Planning the labs included input from several faculty members who drew upon their experiences and expertise in creating… Read more »