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

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

Sustainable Skidmore Will Begin Sustainability Strategic Planning

In order to advance sustainability on a college campus, most, if not all, areas of the institution must begin to think about and integrate sustainability into their practices and decision-making.  Hence a comprehensive strategic plan for sustainability must include participation Continue reading Sustainable Skidmore Will Begin Sustainability Strategic Planning

Resolution Enables Formation of the Sustainability Subcommittee on Skidmore SGA

Skidmore’s Student Government Association (SGA) Senate recently passed a resolution that enables the formation of the Sustainability Committee (SuCo), a new SGA committee. According to the SuCo Operating Codes, this group will be “responsible for educating and collaborating with students, Continue reading Resolution Enables Formation of the Sustainability Subcommittee on Skidmore SGA