Environmental Sustainability at BMC

'People' Archive

History of Green Groups in the Bi-Co

Posted September 16, 2013

By: Lee McClenon As part of her Senior thesis last year, Alisha Park ’13 sifted through the records to construct a history of students run green groups in the Bi-Co. By pouring over old newspaper articles and students government budgets she was able to construct a story about how environmentalism pick up, worked together and […]

March Garden Newsletter

Posted March 28, 2013

The March edition of the Bryn Mawr Garden Newsletter is out (click here)!  Check out the updates on garden events, more about the Real Food Challenge, and try out the monthly recipe courtesy of Kristina Kronauer ’13. Thanks to Frankie Leech ’16, Clara Kaufmann ’16 and Maiya Zwerling ’13 who compiled this newsletter. Mark your calendar for April 20th, […]

Thank You Recycling Co-Heads!

Posted February 22, 2013

The Sustainability Leadership Group recently recognized this years Recycling Co-Heads, Johanna Gauthier and Alisha Park for their outstanding dedication and work towards the college’s sustainability goals. One major project for the SLG this year has been to continue reducing energy use on campus. The recycling committee has coordinated with facilities to work with students to […]

BMC Garden First Monthly Newsletter

Posted February 6, 2013

Presenting the first issue of the Bryn Mawr Garden Montly Newsletter (Click here)! Designed by Frankie Leech ’16 and other members of the garden committee, this issue gives an overview of work done last semester, a timeline for the spring as well as fun facts and a recipe. The garden started in spring of 2010 […]

Electricians Honored at “Lighting The Way” Event

Posted February 2, 2013

By: Lee McClenon Last Tuesday the Sustainability Leadership Group held an ceremony for the new renovations in Brecon Hall that made it the first 100% LED dorm on campus. As part of the proceedings, President Jane McAuliffe honored three electricians from Bryn Mawr facilities with the following address before presenting them with certificates. “Your initiative and innovative […]

The Bi-College Bike Collective Will Be Gearing Up in the Fall Semester

Posted July 24, 2012

By: Lee McClenon This summer I have been working here at Bryn Mawr but living at Haverford in the apartments. This experience has taught me how close our colleges really are. My route from the bottom of Haverford’s campus to the Pembroke Arch takes twelve minutes if I’m booking it, twenty if I take time […]

Bryn Mawr Alumna Barbara Kates-Garnick ‘72 Honored for Energy Work

Posted July 5, 2012

‘‘ Barbara Kates-Garnick ‘72 was recently honored by NEWIEE, New England Women in Energy and Environment, for her achievement in serving as Undersecretary for Energy in the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs. Also members of the organization are Channing Page ‘80 (left) and Carter Wall ‘83 (right). Carter says, “We are always […]