Unity College to Host First-Ever Earth Week Poetry Slam on Friday, April 26

By Unity College | Apr 17, 2013

Unity, Maine -- Unity College will host Imagine Unity-Slam for the Future, the first-ever Earth Week Poetry Slam on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center, 90 Quaker Hill Road, Unity Maine. Poets from across the nation will compete for prizes totaling over $1,500. 

     The event will begin with an open mic forum, and will include 1, 2, and 3- minute poetry rounds for all ages. The poetry slam will complete a full slate of Earth Week activities.

     Competitors should pre-register by email, tnsmith09@gmail.com.

     In recent years Unity College has gained national attention for a variety of achievements including its focus on sustainability science, the leading-edge of 21st century ecological problem solving and the vanguard in the fight for the mitigation of global climate change; its ground-breaking “green” innovations such as the award-winning TerraHaus, the first student residence on a college or university campus built to the Passive House standard, the most energy efficient building standard in the world; and for being the first college in the United States to divest from investments in fossil fuels, igniting a growing national movement in higher education.

     Unity College is a private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education which emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Unity College graduates are prepared to be environmental stewards, effective leaders, and responsible citizens through active learning experiences within a supportive community.

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