• May 23
    COA’s annual graduation celebration will draw alumni, family, and friends from near and far to the college’s beautiful waterfront campus. Poet, essayist, and cultural critic Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib is this year’s keynote speaker.
  • April 3
    A select group of students will join the frontlines of cutting-edge genetic science thanks to a new academic collaboration between The Jackson Laboratory and College of the Atlantic.
  • May 16
    [Re]Produce, a sustainable farm-surplus venture pioneered by Anita van Dam ’19 and Grace Burchard ’17, takes first place, and a $5,000 cash prize, at the 2017 University of Maine Business Challenge Finals.
  • May 14
    College of the Atlantic’s campus is cited by Travel and Leisure as the most alluring in Maine with its seaside location and the Turrets’ storybook charm.
  • May 14
    An experimental marine science track at Deer Isle-Stonington High School, implemented in part by principal Todd West ’00, may be at the forefront of a national movement to cater high school curricula to local community culture.
  • May 10
    The Maine Music Educators Association celebrates its 100th anniversary this month with the performance of a special orchestral piece written by College of the Atlantic Composer in Residence John Cooper.
  • May 8
    Peabody Museum of Archeology and Ethnology Curator of Visual Anthropology Ilisa Barbash presents documentary films and controversial museum images at College of the Atlantic and Reel Pizza Cinerama.
  • May 8
    Maine Public Radio invites College of the Atlantic Steve K. Katona Chair in Marine Science Dr. Sean Todd, alongside fellow scholars from University of Maine and non-profit Marine Mammals of Maine, for an update on the research, rescue, and more of Maine’s marine mammal population.
  • May 2
    A Projects for Peace grant to bring renewable energy to an impoverished elementary school in Ghana is awarded to first-year College of the Atlantic student Sara Löwgren.
  • May 2
    College of the Atlantic will undergo a comprehensive reaccreditation evaluation visit by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges this fall and is seeking public comment on the matter.