Sustainable Gowns Offered at Skidmore College Commencement

Featuring fiber from sustainably managed forests, biodegradable fabric, and a Student Give-Back Program, the Elements Collection allows graduates to reduce their environmental impact during this year’s graduation ceremony. The Elements Collection has been scientifically proven to be completely biodegradable. Containing Continue reading Sustainable Gowns Offered at Skidmore College Commencement

Skidmore Students, Faculty Create Skidmore Woodlands Atlas

Thanks to the hard work of Melissa Green, Sondra Lipshutz, Jeremy Rosen, Matt Tatkow, and Associate Professor Robert Jones, Skidmore College now has a comprehensive atlas mapping the College’s 800 acres of land, including the 200 acres recently donated by Continue reading Skidmore Students, Faculty Create Skidmore Woodlands Atlas

The Green Features of Skidmore’s New Apartment Buildings

Skidmore recently completed the construction on two new apartment buildings on campus which are located on the hillside across from the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall and Kimball Hall.  The buildings currently house sophomores and juniors, but after the Scribner Village Replacement Continue reading The Green Features of Skidmore’s New Apartment Buildings

Sustainable Agriculture & Food Remain an Important Topic for Students, Staff & Faculty

Over the last several years there has been growing global and local momentum around the topic of local foods and sustainable agriculture. Students and educators are interested in the health and environmental benefits that result from investing in local and Continue reading Sustainable Agriculture & Food Remain an Important Topic for Students, Staff & Faculty

2013 Skidmore Unplugged a Success

Skidmore College recently competed in Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN), the largest nationwide electricity and water use reduction competition among colleges and universities.  The competition was created by The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council and is Continue reading 2013 Skidmore Unplugged a Success