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.
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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Ursa Beckford ’17 plays bagpipes while on a trip to the mountains of Dhanaulti, India. Beckford, a member of COA’s Council of Foreign Affairs, designed a 10-week residency in India to study Hindi and explore issues surrounding the Kashmir conflict. His expedition was funded by a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
Ten students, along with faculty members Doreen Stabinsky and Ken Cline, studied in France for an immersion experience in language, food, water, and politics. The eight-week course included travel in Vichy, Marseilles, Brussels, and Paris.
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.