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Month: September 2015

September 30, 2015

Ru Allen ’17 makes her gallery debut with “Harvesting Unity”

A Unity College junior will make her artistic debut with a gallery show of photographs in October and November in Belfast.

September 29, 2015

Unity professor’s grant helps spark ‘biomath’

Dr. Diaz Eaton helped win five-year, $2.9M National Science Foundation award to build QUBES website.

September 28, 2015

Unity research team discovers new species

At the base of the food chain, tiny tardigrades may hold key to marine mysteries Echiniscoides wyethi named for Wyeths who own island where discovery occurred.

September 16, 2015

Unity offers ‘Instant Admissions Day’ for top students

School responds to record application trends by easing process

September 09, 2015

Academic Space Planning

The growth models we’ve worked through together in the last several months provide hundreds of thousands of dollars for increased instructional space as enrollments increase. In support for measured growth beyond 625 over the next couple of years, I will soon be commissioning an ad hoc committee to plan for academic and instructional space capacity and needs.

September 09, 2015

Chief Student Success Officer – Internal Interest a Priority

I think we all agree that there is nothing more important to Unity College than student success and well-intentioned measures over several years have realized temporary improvements in retention, persistence, and graduation rates–enough to show us the promise of concerted effort, but not enough to secure those gains as lasting trends.

US News colleges

September 09, 2015

More national accolades for Unity College

U.S. News & World Report ranks school high for value, veterans, overall excellence

September 04, 2015

Interim CAO to Start Oct 1st

TO: Employee-news FROM: Dr. Melik Peter Khoury DATE: September 4, 2015 SUBJECT: Interim Chief Academic Officer to Start October 1st ATTACHMENT: CAO Job Description Colleagues, Please join me in welcoming Robert Frank Scott, Jr., Ph.D. to the Unity College community.  Rob will be joining the College on October 1st as the Interim Associate CAO, and… Read more »

September 04, 2015

Marcus Gray on Conservation & Development Council

Marcus Gray, a 2006 Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science alum, recently was named Associate Director of the North Jersey Resource Conservation & Development Council. – See more at:

September 04, 2015

Alvah Maloney on NBC World of Adventure Sports

Alvah Maloney, a Unity alum and owner of Maine Kayak, is participating in an NBC World of Adventure Sports program as they kayak the DownEast Maine coast line.

Alicyn N Ryan

September 04, 2015

Alicyn N. Ryan named executive director of Maine Farm Bureau

Alicyn N. Ryan, a 2011 Unity alumna and holder of a Doctor of Plant Medicine degree from the University of Florida, was named executive director of Maine Farm Bureau in August.

Mulkey Rocks

September 03, 2015

Unity president to lead climate change forum

Mulkey to moderate ‘A Positive Vision for Maine in an Era of Rapid Climate Change’ Nov. 5 in Rockland

September 02, 2015

Leadership in Abundance

I’m writing today to outline the plan and approach to organizational structure at Unity College. If you attended the strategic priorities session during the State of the College professional development day, you heard most of this.