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Unity College to Host Imagine Unity Slam for the Future, April 26

By Mark Tardif on April 18, 2014, at 6:52 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Unity College , 90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, ME For more information: (207) 509-7121; unity.edu Unity, Maine – The first college in the nation to divest from investments in fossil fuels and adopt sustainability science as a focus for teaching …
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Dr. Lara J. Hansen

WE Lead Group at Unity College to Present Environmental Leader Award on Tuesday, April 22

By Mark Tardif on April 18, 2014, at 6:27 p.m.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, ME For more information: (207) 948-7469; uccpa.unity.edu Unity, Maine – The WE Lead group at Unity College will present the 2014 Women’s Environmental Award to Dr. Lara J. Hansen, …
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Unity College Poised to Host Historically Large Incoming Class, New Student Experience on Saturday, April 19

By Mark Tardif on April 18, 2014, at 5:59 p.m.
Unity, Maine – In the wake of several high-profile initiatives and campus upgrades, Unity College is now poised to continue an historic expansion that began several years ago. On Saturday, April 19, new students and their families will attend a day of events designed to ease the transition to college …
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Co-Directors Geordi Hall (left, facing) and Candace Robinson

Unity College Drama Troupe to Present The Girl with the Golden Locks at UCCPA, April 26-27

By Mark Tardif on April 15, 2014, at 5:57 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Sunday, April 27, 2014 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, Maine For more information: (207) 948-7469; uccpa.unity.edu Unity, Maine – Unity College students are known for their interest in the environment, …
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Unity College to Host Earth Week Activities, April 14-24

By Mark Tardif on April 11, 2014, at 6:59 p.m.
Unity, Maine – 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. Known as America’s Environmental College, Unity College will hold Earth Week events at various locations …
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The Unity College 5K attracts runners from across New England.

Unity College to Host 33rd Annual Spring 5K on April 19

By Mark Tardif on April 10, 2014, at 2:32 p.m.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Unity College 5K, 90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity, Maine For more information: (207) 509-7236 Unity, Maine – The 33rd Annual Unity College Spring 5K will be held on Saturday, April 19, on the campus of Unity College, 90 Quaker Hill …
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Diners will enjoy expertly prepared wild game.

Unity College To Host Tenth Annual Sportsmen’s Conference and Wild Game Dinner

By Mark Tardif on April 09, 2014, at 6:19 p.m.
Friday, April 11, 2014 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, ME For more information: (207) 509-7205; unity.edu/uccpa Unity, Maine – Food lovers will soon line up to participate in a gourmet tradition at one of the nation’s premier environmental …
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Unity Community Blood Drive

By Mark Tardif on April 07, 2014, at 2:57 p.m.
Unity, Maine – Unity College will host a blood drive on Tuesday, April 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Tozier Gymnasium, 90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity. All presenting donors will receive a coupon for a free regular six-inch sub at any participating SUBWAY restaurant in Maine and New …
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Unity College to Voice Concerns Over Proposed Bill, Hearing Slated for April 1 in Augusta

By Mark Tardif on March 31, 2014, at 4:51 p.m.
Unity, Maine – Officials at Unity College and Maine College of Art are voicing profound concern over a letter dated March 20 from Nina A. Fisher, Legislative Liaison at the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT). This letter indicates that MDOT and the Maine Turnpike Authority crafted a sign policy for …
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A mother cougar moves her cub.

Big Cats Return to New England, Susan Morse is Lapping Lecture Speaker at UCCPA on April 8

By Mark Tardif on March 28, 2014, at 7:03 p.m.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, Maine For more information: 207) 948-7469; uccpa.unity.edu/ Unity, Maine – March, 2014 – Sightings of cougars throughout the east have been reported with greater frequency, though the mystery of …
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Unity College Professor Carrie Diaz Eaton to Serve as Keynote Speaker at UMF Mathematics Forum

By Mark Tardif on March 03, 2014, at 11:36 a.m.
Unity, Maine – February, 2014 – A professor from Unity College will deliver the keynote address at an event that focuses on improving collaboration among mathematicians and sparking innovation. The Farmington Forum at the University of Maine, Farmington (UMF) will host a Pi Day Celebration with a keynote presentation by …
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Dr. Mitchell Thomashow

Former Unity College President Focuses Higher Education on Sustainability in New Book

By Mark Tardif on Feb. 28, 2014, at 4:03 p.m.
Unity, Maine – The man who focused Unity College on sustainability is now doing the same for higher education. Dr. Mitchell Thomashow, who served as President of Unity College from 2006 to 2011, decided early in his presidency to focus on sustainability. The result was a series of high profile …
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Leading-Edge Environmental College to Hold Open House, Unity College Campus Events Slated for Saturday, March 1

By Mark Tardif on Feb. 28, 2014, at 1:43 p.m.
Unity, Maine – As the green economy continues to expand across the United States and internationally, Unity College is offering a slate of environmental majors that are preparing students for the 21st century marketplace. Known as America’s Environmental College, Unity College is providing leadership for higher education with its sustainability …
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Unity College President Stephen Mulkey

Unity College President Stephen Mulkey to Participate in Climate Solutions Expo & Summit, March 12 at Augusta Civic Center

By Mark Tardif on Feb. 25, 2014, at 5:50 p.m.
Unity, Maine – The climate is changing. Now is the time for decisive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to new conditions for the sake of future generations. This is the powerful message shared in public forums across the United States by Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, an …
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Michele Leavitt

Michele Leavitt and Three Local Poets to Hold Reading in Belfast on March 9

By Mark Tardif on Feb. 20, 2014, at 5:31 p.m.
Unity, Maine – Four members of the local writer’s group Poets’ Table will share a sampling of their work at a reading on Sunday, March 9, at 2:00 pm at The Playhouse, 107 Church Street, in Belfast. Michele Leavitt, Unity College Special Assistant for College Outreach, Honors Program Co-Director and …
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Unity College Set to Break Ground on 70 Bed, LEED Silver Standard Suite Style Residence Hall

By Mark Tardif on Feb. 11, 2014, at 5:03 p.m.
Unity, Maine – In response to a trend of increasing enrollment and the popularity of campus living, Unity College will soon begin construction of a 70 bed, suite style residence hall. Constructed to meet LEED Silver standards, the approximately 18,000 square foot, $4.2 million hall will house about 70 students …
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Leonard R. Craig Gallery at UCCPA to Feature Art of Simon van der Ven

By Mark Tardif on Feb. 11, 2014, at 4:52 p.m.
Unity, Maine – The Leonard R Craig Gallery at Unity College presents: Simon van der Ven “Roots and Branches,” a show of ceramic art at the Unity Center for Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, Maine, from February 13 to March 14. An opening reception will be held February 27th …
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Unity College to Host Maine’s Largest Environmental Career Fair on February 12

By Mark Tardif on Feb. 11, 2014, at 4:43 p.m.
Unity, Maine – An annual tradition of connecting employers with job seekers looking for work in the growing “green” job market will once again take place at Unity College. On Wednesday, February 12, Unity College Career Services will host the most extensive environmentally focused career fair to take place in …
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Unity College

Maine’s Largest Environmental Career Fair at Unity College on February 5

By Mark Tardif on Jan. 31, 2014, at 10:28 a.m.
Unity, Maine – An annual tradition of connecting employers with job seekers looking for work in the growing “green” job market will once again take place at Unity College. On Wednesday, February 5, Unity College Career Services will host the most extensive environmentally focused career fair to take place in …
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Sydney Lea

Author Sydney Lea at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts on February 10

By Mark Tardif on Jan. 29, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.
Unity, Maine – Noted writer and environmentalist Sydney Lea will read and discuss his work at the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, on Monday, February 10 at 7:30 pm. Admission is free and open to the general public. “Syd has been described as a …
 
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