35th Annual UMass Amherst PowWow
The Center for Multicultural Advancement for Student Success (CMASS), Josephine White Eagle Cultural Center and the UMASS Native American Community invite all to attend their Annual Powwow on Saturday April 16th in the Curry Hicks Cage on the UMASS Amherst Campus
Doors Open at 10am and close at 6pm
Admission is free
Grand Entry (when all dancers enter the circle) is at 11:30am
Asian Pacific Islander American heritage Month
May is Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month in the United States. It is a time when we commemorate and celebrate the rich history and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders. It is a time to recognize and appreciate the vibrant and diverse culture of Asian Americans.
At the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month is celebrated in April to accommodate the academic calendar of the campus.
Phallacies: The Big Show
April 11, 2016
Award-winning poet, actor, and writer Carlos Andrés Gómez will be the featured guest. He is a supremely gifted storyteller with a captivating voice whose power resonates equally on the live stage and on the page. In one of his most moving spoken-word poems.
Book signing following event for Mr. Gomez’ book, “Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood”
Sponsored by: Men & Masculinities Center & CMASS
The Amazing Race Spring 2016
The Amazing Race is back!
The Amazing Race is a bi-annual event in partnership with the UMASS Police Department and Men & Masculinities. Teams “race” and "compete" around the UMass campus and strive to arrive first at "pit stops" at the end of each leg of the race. Clues are provided in each leg that will lead them to the next destination where they will perform a task, either together or by a single member. The teams must visit all the destinations and complete the challenges in the order they are received. The first three teams that arrive back at Wilder Hall first will be awarded the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes. Read more ...
Call in or Call out: Courageous Practices to Advance Social Justice & Human Rights Movements
Wednesday, March 9
7:00 — 8:30 PM
Commonwealth Honors College
Refreshments provided| Open to the public ! Wheelchair accessible!
Black History Month 2016
To commemorate and celebrate the contributions to our nation made by people of African descent, American historian Carter G. Woodson established Black History Week. The first celebration occurred on Feb. 12, 1926. For many years, the second week of February was set aside for this celebration to coincide with the birthdays of abolitionist/editor Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In 1976, as part of the nation's bicentennial, the week was expanded into Black History Month. Each year, U.S. presidents proclaim February as National African-American History Month. Read More...
UMass Career Fashion Show
Students are invited to attend the CAREER Fashion Show where your peers will model appropriate business and business casual attire provided by major clothing retailers for various occasions such as, career fairs, interviewing, networking events and the workplace. Read More...
How to Navigate a Career Fair: Preparation is the Key to Success
Every successful team has a great game plan and a major factor of success is preparation. Come and learn from expert company recruiters who will help you organize your game plan, share tips that will help you stand out from the crowd and provide insight to how you can make the most of your Career Fair experience. Read More...
UMass Diversity Career Fair 2016
The Diversity Career Fair, is a great event for all First Year - Senior students of all backgrounds and identities ( LGBTQIAGNC, Veterans, Students of Color, First Gen, Students with Disabilities and International students) from all majors to meet employers who have a commitment to diversity who are looking to connect students with entry level career positions, Co-op and/or Internship opportunities in a friendly professional atmosphere. Read More...
Harvard Medical School 13th Biomedical Science Career Conference: Spring 2016
CMASS, LSAMP and the UMASS Pre-Med Advising office are inviting underrepresented students to attend the Harvard Medical School’s Biomedical Science Careers Conference on Saturday, April 2, 2016 from 7:00am-6:00pm in Westin Hotel Copley Place, Boston, MA. This conference is a recruitment effort to increase diversity within the fields of medicine, dentistry, science, health care and research. Read More...
Connections in Color
"Connections in Color" is a drop-in, confidential group where students of color can find their UMass voice. Meetings are Thursdays, 4 – 5:30 p.m. in Wilder Hall, room 102. For more information call (413) 545-2517.
i am CMASS Video
Check out the new i am CMASS video on our News and Events page!