Katharine (Kate) Glenn M.S.


Academic Background

MS, Environmental Studies | Antioch University NE | Keene, New Hampshire
BA, Liberal Arts | Green Mountain College | Poultney, Vermont


Katharine (Kate) Glenn (she/her) began her career at Paul Smith’s in 2007. Since then, she has developed the PSC Center for Sustainability, and has been teaching for 8 years. She is currently the Sustainability Coordinator and an Instructor in the Department of Environment and Society, as well as Program Coordinator for the Sustainability BS program. Kate is proud to be running a Sustainability Grants program of her own design, and to have initiated several large-scale energy projects on campus.

She has a MS in Environmental Studies from Antioch University and BA in Liberal Arts from Green Mountain College. Since 2019, Kate has been a member of the Saranac Lake Climate Smart Communities Committee and recently joined the team at Northern Power and Light as a Community Energy Advocate. Over the years she has worked with various area non-profits including ADK Action, Lake Placid Land Conservancy, and Adirondack Hamlets to Huts. Courses that Kate has developed and taught include Sustainable Food Systems, Alternative Energy, Conservation Design Green Communities and Sustainable Community Agriculture.  

Courses Taught

SUS350 Alternative Energy and Energy Efficiency

SUS340 Conservation Design Green Communities

SUS360 Sustainable Food Systems

SUS120 Sustainable Community Agriculture

SUS3XX Materials Management

REC 2XX Adventure Education 1

REC 3XX Adventure Education 2

SOC115 Adirondack Studies

NRS110 Introduction to Environment and Society

EST 101 Introduction to Environmental Studies

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Katharine Glenn, MS
Sustainability Coordinator
Instructor, Department of Environment and Society
Program Coordinator, BS Sustainability Program
Paul Smith’s College
Center for Sustainability