• August 10
    With traditional economic fixes bringing only limited success, cooperative business ownership could help revitalize the state, College of the Atlantic economics professor Davis Taylor and Cooperative Development Institute member Rob Brown argue in Maine Policy Review.
  • July 29
    A weeklong forum of ideas and exchange examining the past, present, and future of American democracy takes place July 31-Aug 4 at College of the Atlantic’s inaugural Champlain Institute. Curated by National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen, guests include Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker and marriage equality expert Kenji Yoshino.
  • July 19
    College of the Atlantic makes the list for a supportive and inclusive atmosphere, clubs that make space for students from many locations and walks of life, and events that let students show off their culture to the rest of campus.
  • July 19
    College of the Atlantic is pleased to welcome three new members, including two alumni, to its Board of Trustees. Clay Corbus, Diana Kombe ’06, and Michael Boland ’94 come from diverse business backgrounds to offer their unique insights and skill sets to the management of the college.
  • July 17
    It’s impossible to drive to Michael Boland ’94’s latest collaborative venture, The Islesford Dock restaurant, but the trip is worth the effort.
  • July 17
    College of the Atlantic Partridge Chair in Food and Sustainable Agriculture Systems Dr. Kourtney Collum explains some of the finer points of COA’s new, $500,000 collaborative grant program, “Finding the Sweet Spot.”
  • July 11
    A $500,000 grant to study small- and medium-scale honey and maple syrup production in Maine is awarded to College of the Atlantic and the University of Maine by the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • June 30
    Ann Luther, board member and former president of the League of Women Voters of Maine, joins College of the Atlantic James Russell Wiggins Chair in Government and Polity Dr. Jamie McKown to discuss the importance of civic engagement in the current political landscape.

  • June 28
    College of the Atlantic President Darron Collins ’92 on institutional responsibility, teachable moments and the “We Are Still In” letter.
  • June 26
    Four pillars of the Maine economy – blueberries, tourism, working waterfronts, and land conservation – are explored in-depth with a series of lectures and presentations at College of the Atlantic’s Best of Acadia: Back to College week, co-hosted by Acadia Senior College.