Students work to build a compost facility for use at Skidmore
Student activism for sustainable food selections in Murray-Aikins Dining Hall
Earth Day at Skidmore
Student with some of the harvest from the student garden
Skidmore Unplugged is an annual energy-conservation/awareness contest
Students pursue research projects or internships in various fields relating to sustainability
Skidmore College is committed to environmental action. Skidmore's intention is reflected
in its Strategic Plan, which states that Skidmore will "develop, broaden, and deepen
the College's connections to the local community; enhance our ability to function
as a socially and environmentally responsible corporate citizen," and "make the Skidmore
campus an environmental laboratory, increase our emphasis on responsible planning
for sustainable operation and continue efforts to reduce the College's 'environmental
Actions speak louder than words, and Skidmore's actions are loud and clear. From our
11 buildings on campus that have geothermal heating and cooling systems, to the hiring
of a sustainability coordinator, Skidmore is making a clear effort towards environmental
action. We invite you to explore our Web site and learn not only about the environmental
initiatives that are happening at Skidmore, but how you can improve your green living
habits and participate in campus greening events.
Grant from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation funds two-year appointments to help with sustainability initiatives.
Tom Denny will discuss the past, present, and future of the city's "green infrastructure."
Skidmore's basketball players will seize the spotlight this Saturday for the Big Green Scream -- the annual, festive start to the spring-semester athletic schedule. Skidmore hosts Union starting at 2 p.m.
Who owns what you eat: Why the use and control of biological diversity matters to global food security" will be the topic of guest speaker Susan Bragdon when she lectures at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12, at Skidmore.
Skidmore wins a national award for geothermal heating and cooling. The college uses an elaborate system of pipes to tap constant temperatures deep in the earth.
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