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Category: Unity News

Sky Lodge Unity College

March 07, 2018

Historic Sky Lodge donated to Unity College

The Couri Foundation, of the Moose River Valley, has donated Sky Lodge to Unity College. The historic hunting lodge and campus is located in the Somerset County town of Moose River, which is just north of Jackman, in the Moose River Valley.

Jeff Corwin

February 27, 2018

Jeff Corwin to deliver Unity College commencement

What is it like to have one of your professional heroes deliver your commencement address? After May 12, many alumni at Unity College will be able to answer just that question. Internationally renowned wildlife conservationist and television personality Jeff Corwin, who has inspired a generation of the conservation-minded by sharing stories about the wild on… Read more »

Merlin Benner Unity College

February 16, 2018

Merlin Benner

Even as the chill of a late winter’s night creeped into his jacket, the result of an intermittent breeze along a snow-strewn field, Merlin Benner, ’87, knew he was right where he belonged.


February 14, 2018

Unity College welcomes experts to speak at Lobster Fishery Seminar Series

The U.S. lobster industry is currently booming, hauling in more than $500 million annually along with more than 120 million pounds of crustaceans — an overwhelming majority of which are coming from Maine waters.


February 13, 2018

Unity College offers SOLO Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First First Responder Recertification Course

Unity College is offering 16-hour Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Recertification courses in April, May, and November.

Unity College WFR

February 09, 2018

Unity College offers Wilderness First Responder SOLO for spring and fall

Unity College is offering a 72-80 hour Wilderness First Responder (WFR) SOLO this spring, and again in the fall. The course gives individuals an opportunity to gain skills in response and assessment, musculoskeletal injuries, environmental emergencies and survival skills, soft tissue injuries, and medical emergencies.

Michelle Merrifield Unity College

February 02, 2018

Michelle Merrifield

Maine Game Warden Service K-9 Team Leader

Wood Turtles Unity College

January 31, 2018

The wood turtle, a Maine ‘species of special concern’ inspires year-end giving

More than $25,000 in grants and gifts in support of the Unity College Wood Turtle Study

January 26, 2018

A Unity community in Little Rock, Arkansas

One small zoo in Little Rock, Arkansas has found itself an unexpected hub for Unity students at all stages in life: alumni and current students alike.


January 18, 2018

‘Nest’ by Matt Demers to open at UCCPA

Show runs Jan. 25 – April 7

Game Warden Skills Unity College

January 10, 2018

Learn the skills to become an effective Game Warden

Unity College is offering a Warden Skills Course this spring, taught by Stg. Chris Simmons and Warden Tom McKenney, that will teach the necessary skills to succeed as a game warden.


January 09, 2018

Maine is this college student’s classroom

Unity College’s Kameron Culbertson (’19) learns to adapt, adjust to the unexpected.

Environmental Career Fair

January 02, 2018

Environmental career fair at Unity College is largest in New England

Unity College students ready to take green industry by storm

Rachel Kahn

December 28, 2017

Meeting potential students where they are

Unity College makes focused effort to increase transfer student population

Potential career paths for those who pursue a sustainability degree

December 19, 2017

Bringing wilderness skills from campus to community

As full-fledged winter descends on Waldo County, Unity College invites the community to think spring and register for wilderness certification courses through January to May as part of the school’s upcoming Certification and Training Center offerings. Programs through the center are hands-on and experiential, with instructors who are experienced leaders and passionate educators. Students will… Read more »

Mariza Gionfriddo

December 15, 2017

Full-time student. Full-time sheriff’s deputy.

When people around Waldo County saw a sheriff’s cruiser consistently following a Unity College van around town this fall, calls were made. What exactly were these students up to that required a consistent police escort? The answer: geology. And unless you counted that the driver of the cruiser was a deputy for the Waldo County… Read more »


December 13, 2017

Celebration, Reflection, and Commencement

Unity College students of all kinds will celebrate forging their own paths in life to their degrees on Friday, December 15 at 6:30 p.m. during December Commencement. This celebration provides the community with an opportunity to showcase what makes Unity College a great institution: the student contributions – inside and outside the classroom – that… Read more »

Unity College Student Conference

December 08, 2017

What’s the use of science if people can’t understand it?

Unity College students invite public to learn about semester research projects

AGB Unity College

December 07, 2017

‘Doubling down’ on sustainability, ‘bold solutions’

Unity College featured by Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB).

Conservation Law Enforcement Class at Unity College

December 05, 2017

Alumni that don’t just give back — they come back

Conservation Law Enforcement alumni bring current, real world experience to Unity College courses