Videos and Media Mentions

Dr. Khoury at TideSmart Talk

Dr. Khoury at TideSmart Talk

TideSmart Talk host Steve Woods speaks with Unity College President Dr. Melik Peter Khoury for an update about America’s Environmental College. September 17, 2016

Unity College braces to hit all-time enrollment high

Katahdin Woods and Waters : Dr. Khoury introduces Lucas St. Clair

Lucas St. Clair, who led the successful campaign to have more than 87,000 acres declared a national monument in northern Maine, spoke at the annual Maine Woods Forever roundtable at Unity College. Unity College President Dr. Melik Peter Khoury gave the introductory remarks. September 16, 2016.

Unity College braces to hit all-time enrollment high

Unity College braces to hit all-time enrollment high

Portland Press Herald – Maine’s largest newspaper highlights recent Unity College successes. Cites President Khoury and Chief Student Success Officer Cunningham on the balance between sustainable growth and increased support for students. Aug. 11, 2016.

Unity College’s new president sees innovative future for America’s sustainable school

Unity College’s new president sees innovative future for America’s sustainable school

Portland Press Herald – Dr. Melik Peter Khoury, Unity College President, looks to open up access to Unity through online programs. Sept. 11, 2016

Convocation 2016 at Unity College

Convocation 2016

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury, President of Unity College, welcomes and challenges new students during the Unity College Convocation address on August 27, 2016. This event was recorded live on Facebook, where the entire ceremony can viewed.

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury on Partnerships

On Partnerships

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury, President of Unity College, speaks about the importance of partnerships and the roles of education, government, and industry at Power Dialog. April 6, 2016.

Growing Unity College bulks up employee ranks

Growing Unity College bulks up employee ranks

Bangor Daily News  – Piece celebrates new hires and features short profiles of new faculty and staff. July 28, 2016.

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury on Diversity and Inclusion

On Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury on diversity and inclusion at Power Dialog 2016. April 6, 2016.

An Interview with President Khoury

An Interview with President Khoury

WTOS- FM Maine View: Aug. 20-21 –  Dr. Khoury outlines Unity College’s place in sustainability and the future of higher education. Aired on 14 Blueberry Broadcasting stations over the weekend of August 20-21, 2016.

President Khoury Hosts Power Dialog on the Future of Maine Energy

President Khoury Hosts Power Dialog on the Future of Maine Energy

WABI-TV (Bangor) – President Khoury leads a discussion with Gov. Paul LePage and a panel of specialists regarding Maine’s energy future during Power Dialog at the University of Maine Orono. April 6, 2016.

 Unity College names new president

Unity College names new president

Bangor Daily News – Reactions from Board of Trustees Chair John Newlin, Student Government President Gunnar Norback, and President Khoury himself. Aug. 13, 2016.

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury on Wicked Problems

On "Wicked Problems"

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury on Sustainability Science and “Wicked Problems” at Power Dialog 2016. April 6, 2016.

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury at Power Dialog

Unity College at Power Dialog

“Power Dialog: Maine’s Energy Future” engaged students, faculty, and staff at high schools, colleges, and universities throughout Maine in a weeklong discussion with state officials about Maine’s energy and climate policy.

Divestment : you can avoid fossil fuel and make money

Divestment : you can avoid fossil fuel and make money

Fosters Daily Democrat (NH) – Story outlines how Unity College’s divestment played a key role in creating a new class of fossil fuel portfolio for Spinnaker Trust investment advisers. May 28, 2016.

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury on Sustainability

On sustainability

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury on Sustainability Science and education at Power Dialog 2016. April 6, 2016.

Leadership conference set for Unity College

Leadership conference set for Unity College

Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel – Unity College President-elect Melik Peter Khoury delivered a keynote address at the PeaceJam student youth leadership conference outlining his personal experiences with bystander intervention and offering tactics and responsibilities for students and educators. “Unity College is dedicated to an atmosphere of inclusivity, diversity, free speech, and tolerance for all racial, ethnic, political, and intellectual beliefs and lifestyles. That’s why we’re delighted to host this event, to provide a forum where the highest ideals of the maintenance and renewal of civilization can take root and flourish in our next generation of environmental leaders,” Khoury said. Oct. 6, 2015

Student-led ‘World Cafe’ initiates conversation about diversity at Unity College

Student-led ‘World Cafe’ initiates conversation about diversity at Unity College

Unity in the News – President Khoury delivered the keynote speech at a student-led World Cafe event to discuss the local, national, and global dimensions of diversity from student perspectives. The event was designed by students to allow students, staff, and faculty a forum to share alternative points of view regarding diversity. During the keynote, Dr. Khoury shared his own experiences as a first-generation American and gave the audience a first-person perspective of how diversity helps organizations succeed. May 23, 2016.

Closing Remarks Unity College 50th Celebration

Closing Remarks at Unity College 50th Celebration

Dr. Melik Peter Khoury, EVP, makes his closing remarks of the 50th Year Celebration at Unity College on July 25, 2015.

Unity College Commencement 2016

Unity College Commencement 2016

Video of 2016 Commencement at Unity College, America’s Environmental College.

Unity College to use $40K grant to improve its heating efficiency

Unity College to use $40K grant to improve its heating efficiency

MaineBiz – More good news out of McKay Farm and the Development Office. The piece cites the U.S. Department of Agriculture, “Maine is a rare state in that the number of farmers aged 34 and younger grew nearly 40% from 2007 to 2012 in the latest census.” Chief Fundraising Officer Hutchinson is quoted. Aug. 11, 2016.

North Woods monument effort leader to speak at Unity College

North Woods monument effort leader to speak at Unity College

Kennebec Journal (Augusta, ME) – On the day it was signed into law, President Khoury invites the public to Unity College to attend talk by Lucas St. Clair, the campaigner who won approval for the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument at the Maine Woods Forever meeting on September 16. Aug. 26, 2016

Unity House repurposed as academic space

Unity House repurposed as academic space

WABI 5 (Bangor TV) – President Khoury, Chief Sustainability Officer DeHart, and Senior RA Georgia Male are featured in local news video. July 19, 2016.