Press Release Archives

Lighthouse Tour Benefit

Sunday, September 25, 2011
JOIN US ON SUNDAY! (Pea soup fog Saturday.) Maine's outer islands are packed with drama: intense storms, intensive therapy ... inter-species warfare. Hear all about it on COA's Lighthouse Cruise, to help the Marine Studies Program and Great Duck repairs. More >>

This Thing We Call Plastic

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Plastics. They're in chewing gum and cars, on our shoes and BPA-free stainless steel water bottles, even in our medicines. What is this thing we call plastic? Ryan Bouldin, PhD, a COA visiting faculty member will be talking to the COA Human Ecology Forum. More >>

Ridge to Reef Research

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Alumni Janis Steele, PhD, '86 and Brooks McCutchen, PhD, '84, have run Berkshire Sweet Gold Maple Farm, an in-situ agroforestry research farm where they investigate, design and apply sustainable harvesting, processing and marketing strategies. More >>

COA Given $1M for Farm Program Scholarships

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
COA will be receiving $1 million from the Partridge Foundation to expand its work in sustainable agriculture. About 75 percent of the funds will go to scholarships for rural Maine and New England students interested in focusing on sustainable agriculture. More >>

COA A 'Best Value' College

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Student-teacher experiences, cultivation of curiosity, passion, entrepreneurship is what we do best, says President Collins reflecting on US News & World Reports. More >>

40th Year of Classes

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
September 7 launches COA's 40th year of classes! It begins with a bang - our first year with an alumnus president! Darron Collins officially convenes the school year at our 1 p.m. convocation. at 4 p.m. comes the big plunge - the Bar Island Swim More >>

Connecting to the World, One Student at a Time

Fall 2011
Students from 34 different nations add their special backgrounds to life at College of the Atlantic. More >>

Business Course Scholarships Offered

2011 - 2012 school year
Local residents can improve business skills without emptying their pockets thanks to a grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. More >>

Survey: COA Students are Constant Learners

Fall 2011
COA offers students an engaged, active learning environment, according to a national survey focused on best practices in college education. Throughout the survey COA ranked higher than the top 10 percent of all participating colleges. More >>

Moments in Human Ecology

2011
John Anderson speaks on the connection between humans and birds - and how that relates to the Sistine Chapel. More >>

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