College of the Atlantic’s environmental activism group Earth in Brackets and Mount Desert Island High School’s Eco Team join up to bring the annual Fridays for Future strike to Bar Harbor.
College of the Atlantic’s 11th annual day of giving features a bonfire, social media livestreams, and campus visits from alumnx. All members of the community are invited to help COA raise $100,000 in order to unlock a $100,000 matching gift contributed by a group of COA alumnx, trustees, and friends.
Off-shore research, coastal island expeditions, and novel ways to extend College of the Atlantic classrooms onto the water are all part of the program for Rebecca, a 44-foot sailboat restored by scores of COA students.
College of the Atlantic’s new foothold in Northeast Harbor, featuring both residential and retail space, comprises apartments for 15 students, a staff/faculty residence, and, at sidewalk level, the Salt Market, a project of COA alumna Maude Kusserow ’15.
Shawn Keeley ’00 brings a wealth of experience and a deep-seated understanding of College of the Atlantic’s human-ecological mission to his new role.