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2014 Scholarship Celebration

Our annual Scholarship Celebration was held in the Amherst Room of the Campus Center on October 1. Scholarship donors, scholarship recipients and their families and guests, faculty and staff attended this always pleasant event. Michael Richetti, recipient of the Anne Farmer Momot Scholarship, and Sangshin Park and Elise Horen, recipients of Early Childhood Education Graduate Student Scholarships, spoke to the attentive crowd, sharing their plans for their futures in education and expressing gratitude to the donors of their awards.

Here are some photos from the event.

Homecoming 2014

The College of Education presents a screening of alumna Dr. Lee Anne Bell’s documentary 40 Years Later: Now Can We Talk? followed by an open discussion about multicultural education on September 26.

Alumni Weekend 2014


Join fellow alumni and friends in Amherst for events during Alumni Weekend. Reconnect with the campus as you learn about new initiatives and the far-reaching impact of the College of Education.



Commencement 2014

University of Massachusetts Amherst 2014 Commencement
Friday, May 9, 2014
Check the UMass Amherst  Commencement website for directions, schedule, lodging, parking information.

The College of Education holds two events in addition to the University’s Commencement events: one on Thursday evening and one on Saturday morning.

TECS Symposium for Research & Innovation in Education

Learning beyond boundaries: (Re)visioning the education of diverse learners

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Friday, April 18, 2014
UMass Amherst
Lincoln Campus Center 8th Floor

Educator Day at Gillette Stadium

Approximately 180 educators and friends from Springfield, Mass., joined College of Education faculty for the first Educator Appreciation Day at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., on November 16, 2013. Teachers, counselors, administrators, and staff from Springfield Public Schools enjoyed Minutemen football as honored guests of the College of Education and UMass Amherst. They were welcomed in the Alumni Tailgating Tent by Dean Christine B. McCormick, given maroon College of Education scarves to wear with pride, and treated to a tailgating lunch before the game against the Akron Zips.

Pat Griffin Honored for LGBT Advocacy

More than 75 alumni, students, and educators gathered in Furcolo Auditorium for a College of Education Homecoming event on Saturday, October 19, with professor emerita Pat Griffin (Ed.D. 1980), a respected educator and nationally recognized advocate for inclusion in sports at all levels, who presented a talk on “The Changing Sports Climate for LGBTQ Athletes & Coaches: Successes & Challenges.”

CIES@UMass Amherst - NE Regional Conference

November 1 & 2, 2013

Visit the CIES Conference website for details.

The Center for International Education in the College of Education Northeastern Regional Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society November 1 & 2, 2013 at UMass Amherst

Education in Uncertain Times


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