View the full What's New at Honors on our website

What's New at Honors

February 23, 2015 to March 01, 2015

In this issue

Alumni Talk by Wayne Chang, Twitter Executive

Women in Technology Careers

CSP Application due March 9th!

Inaugural Black History Month Celebration: Scholarship on the African Diaspora

Honors Housing Information Session

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

Service and Leadership Career Fair

Diversity Career Fair 2015

Career Blast 2015: Job and Internship Fair

International "Buddies" Program Application

Special Reading by Novelist Okey Ndibe

The Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship Fund

Meet the Law: Networking Dinner with Alumni Attorneys

Policy Research Firm Hiring Entry Level Analysts and Research Assistants

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

Mid-Semester Date

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Announcements

Alumni Talk by Wayne Chang, Twitter Executive

Want to learn to change the world we live in? How did a UMass student become a Twitter Executive? UMass Alumni, Wayne Chang, and now a Twitter Executive and serial entrepreneur, is coming to the... Read More

CSP Application due March 9th!

The Citizen Scholars Program (CSP) is comprised of four courses, taken over two years with the same small group of students. It covers topics from recognizing and investigating systems of privilege... Read More

Inaugural Black History Month Celebration: Scholarship on the African Diaspora

CHC Student Programs, Residential Staff, and Faculty-in-Residence are hosting the Inaugural Black History Month Celebration: Scholarship on the African Diaspora. This will be an annual event with... Read More

International "Buddies" Program Application

IPO Buddies is a buddy/mentor programs designed to enable you to meet new international students and help them to transition into life in the U.S., Amherst and at UMass.  Incoming/new international... Read More

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

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 automotive dealerships... Read More

Women in Technology Careers

Alumna Maura Maloney '85 (Electrical Engineering) will be visiting campus along with four of her colleagues from ESPN, Maureen Barend, Jessica Dang, Diane Larivee, and Farhanah Sheets, to give a... Read More

Honors Housing Information Session

If you are interested in hearing about the process and options for honors housing for returning students, please attend one of the information sessions. Representatives from CHC, Residence Education... Read More

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation

In this 90 minute workshop, Lydia Rackenberg, LICSW and Jason Samlin, MS will introduce participants to the basic principles of Mindfulness and how the practice of Mindfulness meditation can help... Read More

Internships and Employment

Service and Leadership Career Fair

Come meet with non-profit and other socially conscious organizations to discuss full-time job opportunities, summer job opportunities, and internships. Companies will include local and nation-wide... Read More

Diversity Career Fair 2015

Meet employers looking to diversify their workforces and want to speak with students of all majors for full-time, co-op or Internship opportunities. Employers attending this event will know this is... Read More

Career Blast 2015: Job and Internship Fair

Hosted by Career Services, come to Career Blast 2015: Job and Internship Fair. All majors are welcome, as well as both undergraduate and graduate students. Find out about full-time emplyment,... Read More

Policy Research Firm Hiring Entry Level Analysts and Research Assistants

Mathematica Policy Research (MPR), a social policy and research firm headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is looking for recent graduates (Summer/Fall 2014) and spring 2015 graduates for entry level... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Special Reading by Novelist Okey Ndibe

The University of  Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series is pleased to present novelist Okey Ndibe reading at 8 pm in Memorial Hall on the University of Massachusetts campus on Thursday, February 26... Read More

Meet the Law: Networking Dinner with Alumni Attorneys

Meet alumni attorneys in a fun, speed-dating format.  They will answer your questions about law school, practice areas, career paths, and more.  Registration is required in order to attend.  ... Read More

Mid-Semester Date

Thursday, March 5 is the last day for undergraduate, Stockbridge, and CPE students to select 'Pass/Fail' and to drop a class with a 'W'.

Scholarships and Support

The Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship Fund

The Frank and Helen DiGiammarino Scholarship Fund was established in 1999 by members of the DiGiammarino family, many of whom are UMass alums, as a way to honor their parents, Frank and Helen... Read More

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award

The seventh annual Friends of the Library Undergraduate Research Award (FLURA) recognizes excellence in the use of primary sources in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.  Undergraduate... Read More

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline

Commonwealth Honors College spring scholarship applications are due! For more information and a full listing of CHC scholarships go to www.honors.umass.edu/scholarships.   Any questions should be... Read More

Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research

The Center for Research on Families is pleased to announce the Annual Competition for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards in Family Research. Family research is broadly defined and... Read More

Upcoming Events

Greenbaum Gallery Exhibit: Vanishing UMass 09/25/2014 (All day) to 03/15/2015 (All day) Greenbaum Gallery, Elm House

 

Information Session: Read, Think, Share Mentoring Program 02/23/2015 - 5:30pm CHC Events Hall 160E

 

Honors Housing Information Session 02/24/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Diversity Career Fair 2015 02/24/2015 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Student Union Ballroom

 

Lecture: Infectious Disease Modeling 02/24/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm Gunness Student Center, Marcus Hall

 

Inaugural Black History Month Celebration: Scholarship on the African Diaspora 02/24/2015 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Career Blast 2015: Job and Internship Fair 02/25/2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Campus Center Auditorium

 

Weekly Wednesday Workshop: Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation 02/25/2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm CHC Events Hall

 

Meet the Law: Networking Dinner with Alumni Attorneys 02/25/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Hadley Room, Campus Center

 

Women in Technology Careers 02/26/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Campus Center, Room 168C

 

Due: Submissions for Undergraduate Student Research Award 02/27/2015 (All day) Special Collections & University Archives, University Libraries

 

Due: CHC Spring Scholarship Deadline 02/27/2015 (All day) CHC Room 301

 

Due: Applications for Graduate & Undergraduate Student Awards In Family Research 02/27/2015 (All day) Online

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

Letters to Kate - Local, Fresh Cut, and Organic - Oh My!

Find Us On Facebook

Visit our new facebook page for updates and events at CHC.

Copyright © 2014 Commonwealth Honors College at UMass Amherst