Posts Tagged ‘ Conn College ’

Investing in the Paradox: Reconciling Profit and Environmentalism

Oct 14th, 2014 | By

One of Connecticut College’s goals as an institution is “inclusive excellence,” rightly so, because a college (in theory) exists to educate regardless of paying capacity to create opportunities for those who may not have access to them. Conn maintains a substantial financial aid program, providing 52% of enrolled students with aid (a total of $35

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Connecticut College’s Steel House Wins Preservation Award

Apr 11th, 2014 | By

The Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation has taken notice of the tremendous effort of the college to transform its historic Steel House from a rusty eyesore into a useful building and model of sustainability. The Trust has selected the Steel House and Connecticut College for an Award of Merit, which will be presented in the

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The Instability of Sustainability: Student apathy’s detrimental effects on sustainability initiatives

Sep 24th, 2013 | By

There are many environmentally-friendly initiatives on campus to make our community more sustainable. Many of our buildings are Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design certified; we have Sprout Garden which produces foods used in our dining halls and we have Sustainability Representatives who write grants for new programs. For more on this story, visit: The

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