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

Homecoming Week: Educator Pat Griffin

“The Changing Sports Climate for LGBTQ Athletes”
The College of Education will host Pat Griffin ’80 EdD, a National LGBTQ and athletics educator, activist, UMass Amherst professor emerita and alumna, for a talk on The Changing Sports Climate for LGBTQ Athletes and Coaches: Successes and Challenges followed by a public reception on October 19.

Scholarship Donors and Recipients Reception 2013

Celebrating the power of philanthropy to change lives

Our scholarship reception highlights the generosity of our extraordinary donors and the excellence of our talented students. It also provides an opportunity for some of our scholarship recipients to meet the donors who made their scholarships possible and to talk with them about their futures in education.   

Our Graduation Celebration

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Our Graduation Celebration was held Thursday, May 9.




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