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July 19, 2021

One Year After Path Forward Announcement Unity College Doubles Enrollment

College Hires 100 and Looks to Fill 40 More Positions to Meet Growing Demand Unity College President and CEO Dr. Melik Khoury announced another term of record enrollment as America’s Environmental College continues evolving in an effort to better meet student’s needs. This comes at a time when many small colleges are seeing massive enrollment… Read more »


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July 12, 2021

How Eagle Scout Lessons Can be Applied to a College Education

Eagle scouts are some of the most well-prepared leaders for life, ready for both college and a career. By the time a scout is 18 and achieved this rank, they’ve built strong skills in areas of leadership and communication. “At Unity College, we have a deep appreciation for the work these young people do to… Read more »


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July 12, 2021

5 LGBTQ+ Environmental Activists to Celebrate

At Unity College, we promote diversity as an exploration of differences in a safe, nurturing and welcoming educational environment where everyone sees their reflection represented in the artifacts and individuals across the college community. Unity College is American’s Environmental College, and we celebrate the diversity of environmental achievements by recognizing heroes of the environmental and… Read more »


Unity College 90 Quaker Hill Campus

June 04, 2021

Re-opening of the 90 Quaker Hill Road Campus

Greetings!   As we approach the first days of summer and (hopefully) the last days of the pandemic, there are many reasons for optimism. One sign of positive change in our own backyard is the planned re-opening of the 90 Quaker Hill Road campus. You may recall that Unity College made an early decision last spring… Read more »


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June 03, 2021

Unity College Announces Pandemic Lockdown Lift

School to Welcome Back Students While Keeping Tuition Rate Flat After a year of lockdown due to the pandemic Unity College President Dr. Melik Peter Khoury announces the reopening of the school’s 90 Quaker Hill Road campus to students and the public. This also includes the reopening of Quimby Library. The lockdown lift and library… Read more »


May 11, 2021

Celebrating the Class of May 2021

Greetings!   May is certainly an exciting month at Unity College, as we eagerly await the opportunity to celebrate our most recent graduates. In preparing for this weekend’s commencement, I am reminded of the graduation ceremonies I have had the pleasure of participating in at Unity College. When is the last time you thought about… Read more »


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May 04, 2021

Unity College in the News

Over the last few weeks, you may have seen Unity College mentioned in more regional and national media outlets.  We are thrilled that the direction of the College, the outcomes for students, and the expertise of our faculty are gaining positive momentum with the media.  This kind of press will help us continue to advance… Read more »


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April 27, 2021

The Value of Internships at Unity College

As we move quickly into May, I wonder if you might recall what you were thinking about around this time during your Sophomore or Junior year at Unity College?  Warmer weather is on its way meaning more time outdoors and more sunshine, however there is another reason why this is an important time of year… Read more »


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April 23, 2021

Reimagining Sustainable Ventures!

Dear Unity College, I write to you today to share yet another exciting step on Unity College’s Path Forward. In a time of such disruption in our industry, I am glad I have a team daring to be bold. One of my favorite quotes from Brendon Burchard states “I would rather be a hot mess of… Read more »


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April 22, 2021

Rising Climate Inequality: How Low-Income Countries Lose More from Climate Change

Climate change is harming our planet and the people and economies that inhabit it. We’re already seeing weather events like floods and hurricanes becoming more frequent and more intense, for example. But while climate change affects us all, it doesn’t affect us all equally. Sadly, many of the world’s lowest-income areas are expected to bear… Read more »


April 21, 2021

Earth Day: Save the Planet Through (Higher) Education

The first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970, as a college teach-in about the state of our planet. The organizers chose the date because it was a weekday and fell between spring break and final exams, an ideal time to mobilize the nation’s college students, who were and continue to be the best… Read more »


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April 21, 2021

Earth Day: Save the Planet Through (Higher) Education

The first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970, as a college teach-in about the state of our planet. The organizers chose the date because it was a weekday and fell between spring break and final exams, an ideal time to mobilize the nation’s college students, who were and continue to be the best… Read more »


Environmental Studies

April 20, 2021

Unity College Celebrates Earth Day

Greetings! As graduates of America’s Environmental College, I know you share my excitement around Earth Day and the opportunities it brings to engage folks with environmental issues and ways people can be more environmentally conscious in their own lives. With Earth Day being later this week, I want to talk with you about how some… Read more »


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April 16, 2021

Eco-Conscious Listening: 10 Great Environmental Podcasts for 2021

Sustainability is a massive part of the mission here at Unity College, and it’s exciting to see the environment getting more and more attention. Whether in the media or in everyday conversation, environmental issues are coming to the forefront. Of course, the environment is a topic that’s massive and multifaceted. It includes so many areas, including climate… Read more »


April 13, 2021

Support the Student Internship Endowment Fund

Greetings!   Thanks to a very generous gift in memory of alumnus, Joel N. Lello, as well as through the generosity of others, I am pleased to share that we are over a third of the way to our $30,000 initial goal to create the Student Internship Endowment Fund! It is my hope that you… Read more »


Dot Quimby

April 06, 2021

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dot Quimby

Dear Unity College, It is with a heavy heart that I share the unfortunate news of Dot Quimby’s passing. It is truly surreal, she was a Unity College institution – one of the first employees of the College and even after she retired in 2001, she remained a fixture at campus events up until recently. … Read more »


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April 01, 2021

I wish Every day was Earth Day – Spring 2021 Challenge

Dear Unity College Colleagues, Spring has finally arrived at Unity College and that means Earth Day won’t be far behind, then it’s Commencement – an annual cycle that while busy, provides a comforting rhythm – one that is needed even more this year as we, like the flowers next to our buildings, start to emerge… Read more »


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March 30, 2021

Unity College Celebrating Women’s History Month

Greetings! This week, as we find the end of March quickly approaching, I would be remiss if I let the month conclude without recognizing the contributions of women to the fields of environmentalism and sustainability during Women’s History Month. Women from all over the world have played critical roles in environmental and sustainability efforts and… Read more »


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March 30, 2021

Unity College Technical Institute for Environmental Professions SEBU

Dear Colleagues, I write to you with exciting news regarding the next step on Unity College’s Path Forward.  Today, I am pleased to share with you the formal announcement of the Unity College Technical Institute for Environmental Professions, set to open in Fall 2021.  This is a new Sustainable Education Business Unit (SEBU) located at… Read more »


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March 30, 2021

Unity College Announces Dean of Technical Institute for Environmental Professions

Nationally recognized education leader, Dr. Amardeep Kahlon, leading charge on environmentally focused technical institute Unity College President Melik Peter Khoury has announced the appointment of Dr. Amardeep Kahlon as the dean of the Technical Institute of Environmental Professions. Dr. Kahlon is a nationally recognized leader in competency-based education (CBE) with a passion for innovation. With… Read more »