UNITY HOUSE, built in 2008, is the Unity College presidential residence. It represents Unity's commitment to environmentally conscious building and to our community's sustainability.
-- President Stephen Mulkey and spouse Michele Leavitt
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
New Honors Student Experience
On April 18, Stephen and I welcomed a record-breaking group of
prospective students to the Unity campus. After a morning and afternoon
of immersion activities with current students and faculty, we held a reception
for prospective Honors Program students to meet with me and co-director Aimee Phillippi, and a vibrant group from our current Honors cohort.
Having so many current Honors students available made things easy
for me and Aimee -- all we had to do was find out the interests of the newbies,
and then introduce them to current students who knew something about their
interests -- and those interests are quite diverse!
Our most excited current student may have been Nick Newcomb, who
high-fived two students who, like him, are investigating the Earth and
Environmental Science major. Captive Wildlife Care and Education majors
enjoyed telling their stories to those interested in pursuing that major, and
talking about the small animal room. Wildlife Bio folks talked about their
experiences on projects like the Unity College Bear Study.
Meanwhile, Stephen answered questions from parents about
where the college is headed, and how Unity prepares students for careers in the
green economy and for success in the knowledge economy.
And thankfully, it was a beautiful day! I loved seeing
people gathered out on the patio again, enjoying the sun and the birds, and the beauty that surrounds us at Unity College.