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What's New at Honors

March 30, 2015 to April 05, 2015

In this issue

CHC Hiring Communications Assistant

Guest Lecture: “Family and the Reproduction of Political Inequality”

Apply to Citizen Scholars Program (CSP)

Student Advisory Board Meeting

Take Language Classes through the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages!

Visiting Writers Series: Kiki Petrosino

The Rush for "Himalayan Gold" in Tibetan China

Celebration of Priscilla M. Clarkson Plaza & Endowment

Graduating CHC Seniors, Want to Address Your Peers?

2015-2016 CHC Peer Ambassador Applications

Maureen Flanagan Award

International Scholars Program (ISP) Application

Apply for TEDxAmherst: Pioneer

Scholarship Awards and Donor Appreciation Reception

Pre-Health Sciences Networking Dinner

Holiday - Patriot's Day

Ethos Group Annual Essay Competition

Internships and Employment

CHC Hiring Communications Assistant

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 media, and... Read More

2015-2016 CHC Peer Ambassador Applications

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 conducting information... Read More

Campus Announcements and Activities

Guest Lecture: “Family and the Reproduction of Political Inequality”

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Center for Research on Families’ Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series welcomes:   Laura Stoker, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Political Science,... Read More

Pre-Health Sciences Networking Dinner

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

Holiday - Patriot's Day

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.

Academic Opportunities

Apply to Citizen Scholars Program (CSP)

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/citizenscholars/apply... Read More

International Scholars Program (ISP) Application

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 to spend all or part... Read More

Student Advisory Board Meeting

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

Visiting Writers Series: Kiki Petrosino

The University of  Massachusetts Visiting Writers Series is pleased to present poet Kiki Petrosino reading at 8 pm in Memorial Hall.   Kiki Petrosino is an Associate Professor of English and Director... Read More

The Rush for "Himalayan Gold" in Tibetan China

Across the Tibetan Plateau most are involved in a Himalayan “gold rush” for caterpillar fungus. This talk by Michelle Olsgard Stewart critically examines the sustainability of the wild-harvest... Read More

Celebration of Priscilla M. Clarkson Plaza & Endowment

A celebration of donor-funded initiatives honoring former CHC Dean Priscilla M. Clarkson, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, triple UMass Amherst alumna. This event celebrates the Priscilla M. Clarkson... Read More

Scholarship Awards and Donor Appreciation Reception

A presentation of scholarship awards to honors students, and a celebration of the donor generosity that makes student achievement possible.  Light refreshments will be served.   Questions to:  alumni... Read More

Announcements

Take Language Classes through the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages!

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 academic course load. There... Read More

Graduating CHC Seniors, Want to Address Your Peers?

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 speaker, please send a... Read More

Apply for TEDxAmherst: Pioneer

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, all day    Featuring... 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

Scholarships and Support

Maureen Flanagan Award

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 (demonstrated via your... Read More

Upcoming Events

Pizza & Prof: Aura Ganz 03/31/2015 - 5:45pm to 7:00pm CHC Events Hall

 

Student Advisory Board Meeting 04/01/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Elm 210

 

Pre-Health Sciences Networking Dinner 04/02/2015 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Student Union Ballroom

 

Visiting Writers Series: Kiki Petrosino 04/02/2015 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Memorial Hall

 

Bragging Writes

Honors InSight

BizBlog: The End is Near

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