Young Alumni.
Khanna Fights For Change in D.C.
“If we implement a forward-thinking innovation platform, we will be the leader of the 21st Century,” says alumnus Derek Khanna '11.   "With an innovation agenda, we get 4 percent annual growth, and...
Faculty in Residence.
Bridging the Divide
The opening of the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community (CHCRC) has brought new residential living areas, nine new honors classrooms, and faculty closer to the students than ever before...
Community Impact.
UMass Runs for Krystle
As many of us watched the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the unthinkable happened: two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon killing three people and injuring more than 250...
Alumni Networking.
Students Meet 'The Law'
“Meet the Law” returned to the Cape Cod Lounge on April 1, as Commonwealth Honors College, the Department of Political Science and the Pre-Law program hosted the networking event between current...
Alumni Support.
Alumni Advocate for Honors at UMass
Melvin Howard ’57 has been involved with honors higher education in Massachusetts since the idea gained traction in 1996. Now, he thinks that the future of Commonwealth Honors College (CHC) “is going...
Khanna Fights For Change in D.C.
Bridging the Divide
UMass Runs for Krystle
Students Meet 'The Law'
Alumni Advocate for Honors at UMass

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Characterized by small classes and close interaction with faculty, the Honors College provides a diverse community of academically talented students with extensive opportunities for analysis, research, leadership and community engagement within a nationally recognized research university.