Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight
Protest - Unity College
Students in Action

A contingent from the first institution of higher education in America to divest from investments in fossil fuels will be noteworthy participants in the largest climate march in history.

Faculty Research

A nationally known Unity College researcher was part of a team whose long term research has determined that lakes in the Northeast U.S. are recovering from the effects of acid rain more rapidly than previously thought. 

Alumni BBQ 2014 at Unity House
50th Anniversary

They came from near and far to reminisce, reconnect, and learn about the many changes that have transformed the college they support into a borderless enterprise that sends graduates to all points of the globe.

Unity College Fall 2013 Open House
Open House on November 1, 2014

As the in-demand green jobs market continues to blossom across the United States and internationally, Unity College will host its Fall Open House on Saturday, November 1.

FrogWatch at Unity College
Amphibian Research in Maine

A Unity College professor and the student president of the Herpetology Club worked to establish one of the first FrogWatch chapters in Maine.

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey

In a Yale Environment 360 interview, Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, whose vision helped ignite the divestment movement for fossil fuels investments by higher education endowments, shares his vision for a livable future. 

Unity College Bear Study Night Photo
Unity College Bear Study

A groundbreaking Maine black bear study involving Unity College students continues to spark the imagination of the general public and garner support.

Samatha McGarrrigle completing her Gold Award project: Interpretive Signs for the Reeds Brook Trail System in Hampden, Maine.
Student Life

Many Unity College students have become active leaders in the outdoors through their involvement in the scouting program.

Unity College Instructor Jim Merkel is featured in documentary

The documentary shows Merkel at work on his homestead as well as doing public presentations and leading workshops on foot printing, permaculture, money and other topics related to sustainability.

Candace Robinson ’14 and Geordi Hall ’16 at Unity College
Unity College Drama Troupe

The drama troupe will present The Girl with the Golden Locks, April 26 – 27, at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. The performances are free and open to the public.

The Inconvenient Impervious Truth
Unity Fishbowl Talks presents...

Steve Kahl, Director of Sustainability, will be giving a talk on stormwater management Thursday, April 24 at 12:00 p.m. 

Lara Hansen at Unity College
Environmental Leadership Award

The WE Lead group at Unity College will present the 2014 Women’s Environmental Award to Dr. Lara J. Hansen, Chief Scientist and Executive Director, at EcoAdapt on Tuesday, April 22, at 6 p.m.

Space and Waves and Tendencies by Heather Lyon at the UCCPA Unity College
UCCPA Art Reception

The opening reception of Heather Lyon's "Space and Waves and Tendencies" will be on Friday, April 18 at 4:00 p.m. at the Leonard Craig Gallery. Entry is free. 

Earth Week at Unity College
Earth Week Events

The first college in the nation to divest from investments in fossil fuels and adopt sustainability science as a focus for teaching and learning will hold a week of Earth Week events.

Bear Study Unity College
The Unity College Bear Study

Mariana Rivera Rodriguez of Unity College reflects upon her experience investigating colonizing black bear populations in central Maine. Originally published in "The Maine Wildlifer - Spring 2014."

Student Government Association attend ASGA conference in New York City
Student Government Association

Unity SGA members networked with students from other colleges and talked about unique and innovative ideas, attended workshops and presentations, and were able to take away tools that will help to run a more efficient and cohesive SGA.

Unity Students Get Involved in Local Government
College and Community

Unity College students enrolled in the State and Local Government course recently volunteered during the Comprehensive Plan Visioning meeting of the town of Unity to enhance their knowledge of local government. 

Tim Godaire Unity College Alumnus
Unity College Alumnus Tim Godaire '12

"I learned that Unity’s small size enabled professors to connect with students and provide unique opportunities to study the outdoors."

Roosevelt Dime at Unity College
Friday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m.

Inspired by Appalachian string bands, Memphis soul, New Orleans dixieland, and the musical melting pot of Brooklyn which they call home, the band has forged a sound they’ve come to call Steamboat Soul. 

Shored Up at the UCCPA
Thursday, March 6 - 7:00 p.m.

Shored Up is a documentary that asks tough questions about our coastal communities and our relationship to the land. Admission is free.

Carrie Eaton at Unity College
Professor to Serve as Keynote Speaker

Unity College Professor Carrie Eaton will deliver the keynote address at event that focuses on improving collaboration among mathematicians and sparking innovation.

Mick Womersley at Unity College
Unity Fishbowl Talks presents...

Unity Fishbowl Talks is a colloquium series for Unity College faculty and invited outside speakers to discuss ideas on pedagogy and to present their scholarly work.

Sharon Reishus at Unity College
Unity Fishbowl Talks

Sharon Reishus, Senior Director for IHS CERA North American Power Advisory Service will be giving a talk entitled "Outlook for North American Energy" today, Feb. 18th, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in PW 204.

Roots and Branches at Unity College
The Leonard Craig Gallery at the UCCPA

Simon (Siem) van der Ven’s ceramic art engages the senses. An opening reception will be held February 27th from 5-7pm. 

Bear Study at Unity College
Unity College Research

At the one-year mark, a groundbreaking bear study has released a report that offers some new insights into the lives of Maine black bears in central Maine. 

Unity College hosts Dar Williams concert
Live Performances at Unity

American singer-songwriter and pop-folk artist Dar Williams will be performing at the UCCPA on Thursday, January 23rd at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. 

Unity College Fall Open House November 2013 Prospective Student Rose Edwards
Students Take Charge and Get Involved

Unity College students enjoy hands on experiential learning from the moment they set foot on campus. If you like rolling up your sleeves and getting involved in making a difference, Unity is the place for you.

Job Outlook for Green Jobs is Golden

Employment of environmental scientists and specialists is projected to grow by 19 percent from 2010 to 2020. Learn how Unity College prepares students not for their first job, but for their 5th.

Sarah Linnekin Wins Fall 2013 Unity College Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship
Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship

Sarah Linneken is the recipient of the Unity College Fall 2013 Nicholas Holt Challenge Scholarship, a fund created to support juniors and seniors in challenging, experiential learning projects that are self-initiated and curriculum-based.

Focus on Student Work

Unity College student Katrina Wert directs this video which asks why students chose Unity.