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September 19, 2011

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey Stresses Urgency of Global Climate Change

Now is the time to take action to mitigate global climate change. That was the central message offered by Unity College President Stephen Mulkey on Saturday, September 24, at the Common Ground Country Fair in Unity. President Mulkey offered his comments about the pressing need to address global climate change as a panelist in a public policy… Read more »


September 16, 2011

President Stephen Mulkey to Participate in Global Climate Change Public Policy Teach-In

The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) in Unity is among a host of organizations that maintain partnerships and collaborative associations with Unity College.Several of Unity’s majors such as Sustainable Agriculture, pursue educational projects in association with MOFGA. With this strong association as a backdrop, Unity’s new President Stephen Mulkey will participate in MOFGA’s signature event, The Common… Read more »


September 15, 2011

Unity College Dining Services to Host Hunters & Huggers Dinner on September 28

Unity College Dining Services has announced that it will hold the fifth annual Hunters & Huggers Dinner on September 28 in Wyman Commons from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  The dinner is a nod to Unity’s focus on sustainability, which includes buying local. Much of the food for the dinner will be provided by Crown of… Read more »


September 14, 2011

Leonard Craig Memorial Gallery at Unity College Presents Works by Janice Kasper

Unity College presents the work of artist Janice Kasper with a show entitled “Forever Wild, Twenty Years of Painting Wildlife in Maine” at the Leonard Craig Memorial Gallery, Founders Hall South, 90 Quaker Road, Unity, ME. The Public is invited to an Opening Reception to meet the artist and view this current collection on Wednesday… Read more »


September 13, 2011

Unity College… Sustainability Science, Vision and an Unlikely Success Story

The Detroit Public Television series about energy in America, Beyond The Light Switch, filmed at Unity College over several days in 2010.  Footage from that visit has appeared on the series, which is currently airing on Public Broadcasting System stations across the United States. Unity College was chosen for inclusion due to its association with the array of… Read more »


September 09, 2011

A Step Forward in Campus Sustainability

With the completion of TerraHaus in August, Unity College continued its leading role in pushing the boundaries of campus sustainability in the United States.  This article in treehugger (a Discovery Company) explores the design elements that make TerraHaus a step forward for energy efficient student housing, providing a measure of national leadership that was begun with Unity… Read more »


September 07, 2011

Environmental Learning … Knee Deep and Hands On

Hands-on environmental learning takes many forms. On any given day Unity College students are outside conducting experiments, developing research skills, pursuing research, and gathering specimens. Sometimes hands-on learning means rolling up your jeans and wading knee deep into a stream. Recently, students in the Biology I class taught by Instructor Amanda Baker were at Sandy Stream,… Read more »


September 05, 2011

Dale Pitre ’12 Lands the Job of a Lifetime Making a Difference for Veterans and First Responders

Some people come to their life’s calling later than others. At the age of 50 in May of 2012, Dale Pitre will stride across the stage at Unity’s commencement and receive his diploma.  His four year degree in general studies will have been largely self-designed and focused on his passion, serving veterans and first responders who are… Read more »


September 02, 2011

Jimmy Carter Solar Panels

The story has been told in numerous news and feature articles, referenced in books, featured in television stories, and chronicled in a documentary film entitled A Road Not Taken.  It is an environmental story to ponder with Unity College, a sitting U.S. President (350.org road trip to the White House), and former President sharing connections. In 1979, former… Read more »


September 02, 2011

Unity Named Among the Best by Washington Monthly

Academics, community service, sustainability and the environment are important to every Unity College student.  Though nestled in Unity, Maine, an ideal location for an environmentally focused college but not a frequent destination for members of the national media, the exceptional curriculum, mission, and qualities of the College have nevertheless been recognized in some impressive places. For… Read more »


September 01, 2011

Unity College Students Care …

Community service is an important aspect of life at Unity College.  From student life programs to benefit the Unity area to academic internships, Unity students express their values with sweat equity. This Village Soup article highlights the importance of volunteerism and mentions that Unity College will be partnering with Troy Elementary School for big brother,… Read more »


August 23, 2011

Unity College Announces $10 Million Gift

Unity College announced a gift of $10 million for unrestricted endowment from an anonymous donor today.  The gift is unprecedented in the small college’s 45-year history and will more than triple its existing endowment. Endowment gifts are really investments in the college’s future noted new president Dr. Stephen Mulkey who announced the gift as part of… Read more »


February 14, 2011

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey Joins National “Save Student Aid” Movement

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey has joined a movement designed to highlight the importance of student financial aid and spare it from cuts at the federal level. Efforts are underway at Unity College and nationally through the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) to raise awareness about the potential for cuts to student… Read more »


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