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November 22, 2019

Educating on natural history in New Hampshire

While others studying Captive Wildlife Care and Education at Unity College tend to lean more heavily into the “care” aspects of the major, Josh Flagg knew from day one that he wanted to become an educator. This summer, Flagg got the opportunity to do just that at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center in Holderness, New… Read more »


November 22, 2019

Working at New England’s largest aquarium

The New England Aquarium in Boston is home to some 20,000 animals, as well as a 200,000-gallon tank that ranks among the 10 largest in any aquarium across the country. Over the summer, Jordan Baker, a senior Marine Biology major at Unity College, had the opportunity of a lifetime to learn the ins and outs… Read more »


November 22, 2019

Organic farming in South Korea

Through internships, Unity College students have gotten the opportunity to explore the world, and when Lyndsay Sharrock was weighing her options, she knew she wanted an internship that combined her passion for organic farming and exploring new cultures. A senior Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Writing major, Sharrock found the perfect opportunity through World Wide Opportunities… Read more »


November 22, 2019

Mixing Media, Oysters, and Agriculture

Over the summer, Brandon Hoeckel, a Unity College senior double majoring in Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Writing, became a jack of all trades while interning at Wright’s Cove Farm and Glidden Point Oyster Farms. His internship melded three very different areas of focus: Aquaculture, agriculture, and media. “It was a lot of new things for… Read more »


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November 20, 2019

How To Become an Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Environmental Health and Safety Managers are responsible for protecting people from environmental hazards and the environment from human hazards. Here we provide an in-depth Environmental Health and Safety Manager description.


Joe Saltalamachia

November 04, 2019

Joe Saltalamachia ’94

Where are you from originally? Oswego, New York What year did you graduate? 1994 Where are you currently residing? Unity, Maine What is your Current Career Title? Head of Growing Operations  What is the Business/Organization you are working for? Top Flower Farms  What brought you to Unity College? I tried two other state schools, one… Read more »


Bob Portner

November 04, 2019

Bob Portner ’73

Where are you from originally? I was born in the Bronx and raised in Yonkers NY What year did you graduate? 1973 What was your Major? Behavioral Science, Minored in Spanish    What brought you to Unity College? By age 17, I had been in a band since I was 12 years old. When I was… Read more »


Brian Clark

November 01, 2019

Brian Clark

Where are you from originally? Portsmouth, NH Where are you currently residing? Hampton, NH What is your Current Career Title? Owner/Entrepreneur  What is the Business/Organization you are working for? Seacoast Stone and Top Flower Farms What year did you graduate? I did not complete my degree, I’m one semester shy. What brought you to Unity… Read more »


Woman in front of lake with mountains in background

October 31, 2019

Transfer to Unity and Get the Most from Your Education

There are many compelling reasons to transfer colleges. For some, it’s a good idea to have a clean start with a new school. For others, a specific degree program may fit perfectly with academic and career goals. While there are many great reasons for choosing a new school, when it comes time to make a move, be sure you’re getting credit for your college experience.


Jay Lippert

October 30, 2019

Jay Lippert ’75

Graduation Year: 1975 What City/ State are you from?  Commack, NY Current City/ State?  Fire Island, NY Job Title:  After 35 years, I retired from the National Park Service. My final duty station was as the Chief Ranger at Fire Island National Seashore. Business/ Organization you work for:  National Park Service What was your Major? Conservation… Read more »


John Crowe

October 30, 2019

John Crowe ’13

Where are you from originally? Stoneham, MA What year did you graduate from Unity College? 2013 What city/ state do you live in? Andover, MA What is your Current Career Title? Biology Teacher, 7th grade What is the Business/Organization you are working for? Stoneham Public Schools What brought you to Unity College? I first came… Read more »


Greg Burr

October 29, 2019

Greg Burr ’87

Graduation year: 1987 Degree program: Started off in Forestry, switched to Environmental Science Hometown: Northwest Harbor, ME Current location: Addison, ME Position: Regional Fisheries Biologist Employer: Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife for the Grand Lakes Region out of Jonesboro Maine Why did you choose Unity College?  I enjoyed the central location of the… Read more »


Unity College Distance Education’s new degree programs to focus on animal health, climate change

October 11, 2019

Unity College Distance Education’s new degree programs to focus on animal health, climate change

Online undergraduate programs offer students job-ready skills in growing markets


Dorothy Jean

October 08, 2019

Completing Her Master’s at 13

Child prodigy Dorothy Jean Tillman finishes degree at Unity College through Distance Education Like any student pursuing a master’s degree, Dorothy Jean Tillman wanted to visit Unity College’s campus, even though she’s earning her degree through the College’s Distance Education program. And, like any student, when she made the trek to Maine with her family, she… Read more »


Matthew Russ: On-site

October 08, 2019

UCCA hosts Matthew Russ: On-site

The Unity College Center for the Arts (UCCA) will host a new exhibit featuring work from Maine landscape painter Matthew Russ titled On-site. The show will run Oct. 9 through Nov. 15. Russ works entirely outdoors, and in a series format. Returning to a single painting location for a prescribed number of visits, he explores… Read more »


Feeding penguins

October 04, 2019

Turn your Passion into a Career with New Degree Bachelor’s Programs from Unity

Unity College Distance Education is known for making it easy to complete your undergraduate degree online. This fall, Unity is expanding its online degree offerings with all-new programs in Animal Health and Behavior and Environmental Science and Climate Change.


October 01, 2019

Covering New Ground

TERRAIN at Unity College re-envisions the curriculum for students in the first two years of college For decades, students have been introduced to the college experience in the same manner, from the move-in process to the first two years of the curriculum. Most colleges and universities welcome Generation Z almost exactly as they did with… Read more »


Unity College Aerial

September 19, 2019

Unity College will join the Global Climate Strike September 20, 2019 at the Flagship Campus on Quaker Hill Road in Unity, Maine beginning at 11am

Student-led initiative spurs College to take part in worldwide efforts to encourage action against climate change!


How-to-become-Environmental-Consultant

September 18, 2019

Environmental Consulting: A Clear-Cut Career Path 

Your passion for protecting the planet and knack for analytical thinking have led you to decide that you want to become an environmental consultant. Environmental stewardship is a noble calling, but before you can make a difference, you will need to possess skills such as critical thinking, communication, problem-solving, mapping and soil sampling, among others. To acquire those skills, you’ll need to get an education. 


Victoria Cempe-Cohen

September 10, 2019

Victoria Cempe-Cohen ’16

Graduation Year: May 2016 What City/ State are you from? I’m originally from Virginia What City/ State do you currently live in? Currently live in Seward, Alaska Current Career Title: Lead Interpreter Business/ Organization you work for: Alaska Sealife Center What was your Major? Captive Wildlife Care and Education Did you switch majors during your… Read more »