College of the Atlantic’s fourth-annual 24-Hour Challenge fundraising blitz is slated for Wednesday, Feb. 24. The college is seeking a total of 750 gifts – of any size – over the course of the day to qualify for $24,000 pledged by an anonymous donor. Students, staff, faculty, alumni, parents, community members, and friends are all invited to take part. There is no minimum gift amount - just give what you can!
Fifteen bleary-eyed students from professor Ken Cline’s Intro to the Legal Process class pack into school vans at 5:30 a.m. for a journey to the Maine State House in Augusta. Their access to Maine’s lawmakers is inspiring and memorable.
Maine sustainable economies expert Lora Winslow ’03 discusses business sustainability as a tool for addressing climate change and other environmental issues at College of the Atlantic’s Human Ecology Forum.
To gain an international perspective and further her studies on the impacts of the economy on interpersonal and environmental relationships, Laura Berry ’17 spent a term at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
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In the Practicum in Renewable Energy, students collaborate to design and build a structure or project that makes use of sustainable energy principles. Building a traditional post-and-beam shed to house tractors at COA’s Peggy Rockefeller Farms, shown here, and topping it with solar panels was one such recent project.
Naomi Klein at COA’s 2015 Commencement: “Climate Change is a Crisis We Can Only Solve Together.”
COA’s Director of Financial Aid Bruze Hazam takes an active interest in the night sky and leads many stargazing trips for students throughout the year. The college’s close proximity to Acadia National Park provides ample opportunity for getting up close and personal with the natural world.