AMHERST, Mass. – Several individuals at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are receiving awards for teaching, research, and academic advising. Three professors and two teaching assistants will receive the 2003-04 Distinguished Teaching Awards; three professors are being presented with the Samuel F. Conti Fellowship Awards; and a faculty member and a professional staff advisor are to receive Outstanding Academic Advisor Awards.
Five Colleges, Incorporated has awarded a contract to Adesta LLC to design and build a fiber optic communications network connecting the five campuses to each other and to a carrier-neutral facility in Springfield, from where they will access Internet and Internet 2.
AMHERST, Mass. - Educator Norma Jean Anderson of Shutesbury, who devoted much of her career to promoting diversity and educational access, has been named the first recipient of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Distinguished Achievement Award.