Maggie Ganguly-Kiefner is Junior at Green Mountain College studying Sociology and Anthropology. She is the person who brought the Animal Policy to campus and paved the way for students to have access to Emotional Support Animals. “Emotional Support Animals are companion animals that provides therapeutic benefit, such as alleviating or mitigating some symptoms of the disability, to an individual with a mental or psychiatric disability.” Click to read more!
We’re talkin’ trash here—as in the amount of trash one person can generate in a year by taking a mindful approach to consumption and waste disposal. Nicole Harman ‘16 took a solemn pledge on July 1, 2013 to live a zero-waste, consumer-free year. Visit her blog “Dash the Trash” to see how she did.http://dashthetrash.com/19-2/
Luz Guel ‘15 has received a Student Diversity Ambassador Scholarship from the Society of American Foresters. The award will cover Luz’s visit to the SAF National Meeting in Salt Lake City in October. She’ll also participate in a year-long program designed to promote leadership skills. Kudos to Luz!
In July 250 Poultney community members, GMC faculty/staff/students met at the Solar Harvest Center for “Flavors of the Farm.” Summer farm intensive students, working with Eleanor Tison and Jason Janson ‘11, produced a wonderful evening of fresh food, good music, and community arts. Good eats, great fun.