News and Events

gilman scholarshipGilman Scholarship Workshop
Tuesday, September 19
Wilder Hall, Rm. 201

Studying  abroad will give you an experience that a classroom setting will never do; it is  not a farfetched dream.  Come to the workshop and learn how to get the Gilman Scholarship to make your dream of studying abroad a reality. An IPO Counselor will be in attendance to give you tips on how to get started.  The best part is,  you will hear students  talk about their experiences while studying abroad.



ask a lawyer

Ask a Lawyer Anything!Tuesdays - Starting September 12, 2017
12:00-2:00 pm
Wilder Hall 005

Come and talk to one of your lawyers from the Student Legal Services Office  and have your questions answered:

•  Do you have a legal question?

•  Are you interested in the law?

•  Want to learn about emerging issues in the law?


ykcc Yuri Kochiyama Cultural Center Open House
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Worcester DC, Lower Level - Under Oakroom

You are invited to attend the YKCC open house, meet the staff and learn about the programming  that they have prepared for the fall semester.  Come and meet first year, transfer and returning students, enjoy the games, music and refreshments.  Everyone's welcome!



cultural center open housesCultural Center Open Houses
To further enhance students’ cultural sense of belonging, the staff of the 4 cultural centers will host individual open houses to welcome new and returning students.  The schedules of the individual  open houses are as follows: Read more...




olivia laramieOlivia Laramie:  Recipient of the Gerald F. Scanlon Student Employee of the Year Award 2017

Our Web Writer, Olivia Laramie, was selected as one of only ten recipients for the Gerald F. Scanlon Student Employee of the Year award for the 2016-2017 school year. Laramie is a rising senior double majoring in Journalism and Anthropology. Her work for us at the Center for Multicultural Advancement and Student Success (CMASS) include writing articles about various cultural events in the five college area, creating spotlight videos highlighting successful students on the UMass Amherst campus, and writing "Thoughts by Olivia Laramie" for our CMASS Weekly Bulletin.  Read more ...

To view her nomination video, click here