The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' new River Pavilion (slated to open in 2018) will feature a line from the president's famous speech at Amherst College in 1963:
“I see little of more importance to the future of our country and our civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist.”
For their amazing efforts throughout this and all past years, we're #AmherstProud of these 2017 Employee Recognition Award winners!
Tracie Rubeck, Academic Department Coordinator, History
Kiku Ichihara, Grant Analyst, Controller
Mica Eberbach, HR Generalist, Human Resources
Su Auerbach, Design Director for Print & Web Communications, Communications
Maryanne Alos, Science Library Specialist, Robert Frost Library
Elizabeth Kolenda, Administrative Assistant, FAMS & CHI
Valena Rutkowski, Casual Server, Frost Cafe
Christopher Wardlaw, Casual Grab-N-Go Cashier
Debra Marcinowski, Custodian, Custodial Services
All 10 were honored at the recent Amherst College Office of Human Resources employee picnic for their outstanding contributions.
We were excited to see so many alumni, families and friends for Reunion 2017!
Read about Reunion 2017: http://amhrst.is/Reunion17Recap
Watch videos from sessions: http://amhrst.is/Reunion17EventVideos
Find all the photos from Reunion: http://amhrst.is/Reunion17Photos
June 7 at 2:40 pm
We're #AmherstProud to say we stand with our Five College neighbors UMass Amherst, Hampshire College and Smith College—and over a thousand other presidents, mayors, governors and business leaders—in ensuring the U.S. continues to act on climate change. #WeAreStillIn
Rhetoric at Amherst College : 19th Century and Today
Rhetoric at Amherst College: 19th Century and Today Susan Daniels, Associate in Public Speaking, will share the history of rhetoric at Amherst College. We will ...
June 6 at 1:16 pm
Trump and Putin in Historical Perspective: How We Got into the New Cold War
A talk by William Taubman, the Bertrand Snell Professor of Political Science, Emeritus.
June 6 at 1:14 pm
The Value of Herman Melville
Talk by Geoffrey D. Sanborn, Amherst College, Professor of English.
June 6 at 1:10 pm
From Science Fiction to Reality: 20 Years of Exoplanet Astronomy
Purely the stuff of science fiction as recently as 1995, today there are thousands of known exoplanets. What tools and technological advancements enable ...
June 6 at 1:09 pm
From Big Food to Big Disease
How do Big Corn, Big Oil and Big Sugar make for big medical bills? Follow the money from venture capital and government appropriations through agribusiness, ...
June 2 at 2:25 pm
Every year, art teachers show his work to their students. Now, a new exhibition at the Mead Art Museum recalls the work of Michael Mazur '57 during what would have been his 60th reunion year.
Our final sets of Commencement weekend photos are now available! Find new images from the ceremony, Baccalaureate and the garden party on Flickr.
As Saren Deardorff ’17 and Nayah Mullings ’17 embark on life after Amherst, they leave behind a legacy of unparalleled dedication and unwavering support for the Amherst College Queer Resource Center and the LGBTQ community on campus.