With the help of a 1.5 million dollar grant from the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation, College of the Atlantic Students are taking their innovative ideas to a new level - creating their own start up companies right in the classroom.
Jenna Farineau ’18 attended the Sustainable Development Summit at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Jenna found herself sitting amongst such influential people as President Barack #Obama, the King of The Netherlands, and Mark Zuckerburg at a UN sustainability conference in New York. From September 26 - 27, she took part in a variety of interactive dialogues, including “Delivering on a Revitalized Global Partnership,” “Protecting Our Planet and Combatting Climate Change,” and “Fostering Sustainable Economic Growth, Transformation, and Promoting Sustainable Consumption and Production.” After her time in the Big Apple, Jenna sat down with student reporter Kim Lopez Castellanos to discuss her experiences there. To read the whole interview, go to news.coa.edu. #un #nyc #unitednations #classroomwithoutwalls #collegeotheatlantic #sustainability #sustainablesummit #sustainabledevelopmentsummit
Students participate in a clam flat survey in Frenchman Bay.
Students rehearse for a performance of the play “Telephone.”
The Bar Island Swim is an annual tradition taking place the day before classes start, weather and waves permitting, and is a spirited celebration of the beginning of the academic year.