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Category: Unity News

February 28, 2012

Unity College to Celebrate Maine Poet and Author Lewis Turco

Unity, Maine – February, 2012 –  As part of its National Poetry Month events, Unity College will host a celebration to honor the work of Maine poet and writer Lewis Turco at 2 p.m. on April 7 at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts (UCCPA). Presidential spouse Michele Leavitt is enthusiastic about the event. “Lewis… Read more »

February 20, 2012

Provocative Film Windfall Examining Wind Power Debate to be Screened at UCCPA

Unity, Maine – February, 2012 –  Is wind power the next step to reindustrializing America, or is it a divisive and over hyped concept? The wind power debate will take center stage at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts (UCCPA) on Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m. with the screening of the documentary film Windfall. Sponsored… Read more »

February 17, 2012

Unity College Seeks Submissions for Nature Art and Photography Show

Unity College is seeking submissions from artists for a nature art and photography show slated for April 22. The show and sale seeks to showcase the wide range of art and photography produced by Maine’s artist and environmental communities. “We are interested in hearing from artists working in a range of media, including but not limited… Read more »

February 15, 2012

Unity College Professor Lois Ongley Recognized by Chemists Without Borders

Unity, Maine – February, 2011 –  A Unity College Professor has been recognized for her volunteer efforts to aid the developing world. Chemists Without Borders, a global network of individuals who are helping to alleviate problems in the third world, has recognized the work of Unity College Professor of Geochemistry Lois Ongley. “Lois brings broad knowledge and… Read more »

February 14, 2012

MTV Star Mohammed Bilal to Perform at Unity College

Unity, Maine – February, 2012 –  Entertainer and diversity speaker Mohammed Bilal will offer his critically acclaimed diversity themed one man show entitled Twelve Steps to Appreciating Diversity.  Drawing from both humorous and poignant personal experiences and perceptive observations, Bilal draws audience together to achieve a heightened awareness of the special role each individual plays in the world. The… Read more »

February 07, 2012

Unity College Student Group to Hold Anti-Violence Event

Unity, Maine – February, 2011 –  There is never an appropriate context for violence in a relationship. That is a central message of ALA (Ask, Listen and Act), a Unity College student group that promotes campus-wide education programs designed to promote awareness of health and wellness in all of its forms. On Tuesday, February 14, from 11 a.m.… Read more »

February 01, 2012

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey to Serve as Panelist at National Biodiesel Conference and Expo

Unity, Maine – February, 2012 –  On Wednesday, February 8, Unity College President Stephen Mulkey will serve as a panelist at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo’s Sustainability Symposium. The panel will consider the problem of greenhouse gases and options for mitigation.  President Mulkey will be joined by Don Scott, National Biodiesel Board Director of Sustainability Speakers; Dr. Richard Nelson, Kansas… Read more »

January 17, 2012

The NorthStar Leadership Program Begins at Unity College, Mike Webber to Offer Presentation

The NorthStar Leadership Program, a new co-curricular leadership development program at Unity College, will be launched on Tuesday, January 24 with an event featuring Leadership Institute founder Mike Webber. The presentation on leadership featuring Webber will take place in the Student Activities Building, Parson’s Wing, Room 204, on the campus of Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill Road,… Read more »

January 12, 2012

Photography of Cole Caswell Featured in the Leonard R. Craig Art Gallery

The Leonard R. Craig Gallery at Unity College will present an exhibijtion of photography by Cole Caswell entitled “The Act of becoming Visible” from January 19 through February 24.  An opening reception will be held at the gallery on January 19 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Light refreshments will be available.  Admission is free… Read more »

January 11, 2012

Tom and Mac Show to Showcase History of the Roman Empire at UCCPA

Imperialism. Wars. Deficit spending. Are there lessons for America to be drawn from the fall of the Roman empire? In ‘Past As Prologue?  The Roman Empire from Its Founding to the End – 1,000 years in 100 Minutes,’ Mac Deford and Tom DeMarco (Tom & Mac) present intriguing history of Rome that may have some wondering if the… Read more »

December 15, 2011

Students Eligible to Receive Degrees Honored

On Tuesday, December 13, the Unity College community gathered at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts (UCCPA) to celebrate the achievements of 33 students who are eligible to receive their degrees. Many of these students will return to campus in May to participate in the formal 2012 commencement exercises. Each fall semester, Unity… Read more »

December 13, 2011

Unity College to Hold Celebration for December Graduate Candidates

At the end of each fall semester Unity College holds a ceremony to honor students who have completed the requirements to receive their degree.

December 12, 2011

Unity College Professor Michael Womersley Honored by Maine Rural Partners

Unity College Professor Michael Womersley has been honored by Maine Rural Partners, a non-profit organization based in Orono, Maine that is dedicated to advancing collaborative, integrated approaches to rural development. On December 8, Womersley was honored by with an Individual Merit Award from Maine Rural Partners at the group’s annual meeting.  He was honored for working with… Read more »

December 12, 2011

Internet2 Access Brings New Teaching, Research Opportunities to Unity College

Unity College has expanded the range of its research and teaching opportunities thanks to a new connection via MaineREN to Internet2, a high-speed networking consortium led by the research and education community. MaineREN was created by the University of Maine System and The Jackson Laboratory to deliver the Cyber infrastructure necessary to participate in, and… Read more »

December 08, 2011

Unity College to Hold Celebration for December Graduate Candidates

As many who have earned a college degree know, the path to a receiving one’s diploma is not necessarily a straight line.  So it is that at the end of each fall semester, Unity College celebrates the achievements of a group of students who are eligible to be awarded their degree. Some of these students are… Read more »

November 24, 2011

Unity Student Ari Leach ’12 Launches Hunger Relief Effort

As Ari Leach ’12, a Wildlife and Botany major from Blue Hill, Maine, contemplates her final semester as a college student, her worldview is far more expansive than the understandable focus that so many soon-to-be college graduates have on “what’s next” after commencement.  She is concerned for the plight of both the planet and feeding those… Read more »

November 22, 2011

Unity Students Reap Rewards of Financial Literacy

Sometimes learning about personal finance brings immediate rewards beyond the long-term payback from properly planning a monthly budget. Rebecca Heath ’11 received an Apple iPad 2 as winner of a drawing for participants of CashCourse, an online course in partnership between Unity College and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE).  The course helps boost the… Read more »

November 17, 2011

Unity College Names Two Osher Scholars for 2011-2012 Academic Year

For the second year consecutively, Unity College students Terri-Lynn Fowler ’12 and Ryan Green ’12 have been named Osher Scholars for the 2011-2012 academic year. They are strong re-entry students at Unity who are highly engaged in a variety of community service activities, have excelled in academics, and contribute to co-curricular activities that enrich student… Read more »

November 08, 2011

Unity College to Host 17th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser on December 1

Unity College and the Unity Barn Raisers Community Meal Program will host the 17th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at the Unity College Centre for the Performing Arts in Unity on Thursday, December 1, from 5-7 p.m. The fundraiser will benefit the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry (VRFP) regional monthly food distribution program, which serves families across Western Waldo… Read more »

November 02, 2011

Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program To Graduate First Class, A Step Forward for Maine

 Unity College prepares to reach a landmark step forward for law enforcement in Maine. On Friday, November 4, the closing ceremonies will be held for the first graduating class of the National Park Service Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program, a new program available in Maine through Unity College.  The closing ceremony will be held at 10… Read more »