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
COA’s Beech Hill Farm is a working, sustainable, organic farm providing fresh produce for the COA campus and local customers.
Students in the class History of Agriculture: Apples record local agricultural history by documenting relict apple trees scattered around Hancock County.
Eliza Oldach ’15 is COA’s first Fulbright Student awardee. She will be exploring ecological relationships in coastal marsh and mussel communities off New Zealand’s South Island.