What's New at the Honors College

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Thinking about life after UMass?  If you want “real world” answers and advice on next steps in your academic or professional career, just ask someone who has been there! Dining with the Stars brings... Read More
Join CHC and the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering in welcoming Dr. Senait Kebede , MD, MPh for her lecture 'The role of modeling in shaping health policy: Experiences from UN... Read More
The Student Advisory Board provides input, feedback, and advice to the Dean regarding Commonwealth Honors College programs and policies. Board meetings are open to all Commonwealth Honors College... Read More
The Five College Center for the Study of World Languages offers credit courses for UMass students in over 35 languages. These courses are available as part of your regular... Read More
We're looking for a student speaker for the Celebration of Excellence -- Friday, May 8, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. in the Mullins Center.   If you're interested in applying to be this... Read More
Come join TEDxAmherst on a powerful journey in the Pioneer Valley!   APPLY AT: tedxamherst.org/attend   Application due date: Friday, April 3, 2015   Event date: April 25, 2015,... Read More
Ethos Group's annual essay contest promotes the company’s values and recruits students who are interested in experiencing its headquarters. Ethos Group provides franchised... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Monday, April 20 is a holiday, so UMass Amherst will not be holding classes. On Wednesday, April 22 the University will follow a Monday class schedule.
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM   Event Description: Join Protect Our Breasts’ contribution to Earth Day 2015 by participating in Earth Day Yogathon! Enjoy a... Read More
The University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series welcomes:   Laura Stoker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of... Read More
Students interested in health careers are invited to network with faculty and alumni healthcare professionals over dinner.  The keynote speaker is Dr. Peter Davis ’74, Chief Anesthesiologist at... Read More

Scholarships and Support

Are you an undergraduate student: interested in research, an internship, or service activity that complements your campus course work or major and have financial need (... Read More

Academic Opportunities

There's still room in CSP for you! The deadline has passed, but we will still be accepting applications until the remaining spots in the program are filled! Visit cesl.umass.edu/... Read More
The International Scholars Program is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year.  The program is open to all first-year honors students in good standing who plan... Read More

Internships and Employment

Commonwealth Honors College seeks an Honors student with exceptional writing skills to serve as communications assistant. By drafting news and feature stories, engaging in social... Read More
Applications to become a CHC Peer Ambassador for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 semesters are now open!   Peer Ambassadors participate in the recruitment of prospective students by... Read More