Category Archives: Energy

Clean Energy Advocacy Internship

Two New Undergraduate Clean Energy Advocacy Internships Given the increasing importance of training the next generation of clean energy advocates and leaders we have decided to offer 2 new undergraduate internship opportunities this summer at Vermont Law School’s Institute for … Continue reading Continue reading

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Reduce, Reduce, and Reduce: An Overview of Skidmore Unplugged 2015

by Patricia McGuire ’17 For the past seven years, the Sustainability Office and Sustainability Reps (S-Reps) have organized a three-week electricity reduction competition as a way to reduce our environmental impact as a college, and to increase student awareness and Continue reading Reduce, Reduce, and Reduce: An Overview of Skidmore Unplugged 2015 Continue reading

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Skidmore Unplugged 2015

Every fall, Skidmore Unplugged, the College’s annual electricity reduction competition between residential halls, commences. Spearheaded by the Sustainability Representatives (S-Reps), Skidmore Unplugged is intended to establish long-lasting behavior change in the campus community. The S-Reps work hard to organize educational Continue reading Skidmore Unplugged 2015 Continue reading

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2014 Skidmore Uplugged reaches beyond campus

By Elissa Shea ’16 It’s getting to be that time of year again – as the autumn leaves begin to fall, so will Skidmore’s electricity consumption. Every year, Sustainable Skidmore coordinates Skidmore Unplugged, a three-week-long energy conservation extravaganza pairing a Continue reading Continue reading

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New electric vehicle charging station on campus

By Kelsey Hull ’14 Skidmore College is excited to announce the addition of an electric vehicle charging Station to campus! The Skidmore charging kiosk, located in the Palamountain lot, supports two EV only parking spaces and is currently free to Continue reading Continue reading

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New bike share program launched

By Patricia McGuire ’16 BikeMore, Skidmore’s new bike share program, gives students the opportunity to experience sustainability in an accessible way.The program began a few years ago on campus, and has undergone a few upgrades in its time. Before BikeMore, the Continue reading Continue reading

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Kimball hall wins 2014 Skidmore Unplugged with staggering results

By Joe Marto ’14 Every year Skidmore’s Sustainability Representatives (S-Reps) strive to motivate students to reflect critically on sustainable living in the residence halls. Few actions have been as effective at enacting behavior change as the annual Skidmore Unplugged inter-hall Continue reading Continue reading

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Skidmore College Announces New Funding Opportunity for Sustainability

Skidmore College was excited to introduce the New Initiatives in Sustainability Fund last semester, a source of funding made available by a grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation to support the Environmental Studies Program and Sustainable Skidmore. The fund Continue reading Continue reading

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Skidmore Defends SteerHead Title in 2013 Bike to Work Day Challenge

Skidmore College successfully defended their title as SteerHead Trophy Champions in this year’s Bike to Work Day Challenge. The challenge, organized by Bikeatoga, encourages individuals and organizations around Saratoga Springs to bike to work as a way to promote bicycling Continue reading Continue reading

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