The UMass Office of Annual Giving spearheads this effort, but the success of the campaign is due in large part to the hundreds of grassroots fundraising efforts all over campus.
Joanna Buoniconti ’21 recently reflected on her college experience in her Daily Hampshire Gazette column “UMass was the best school for me.”
Commonwealth Honors College alumna Jillian Bergman ’04, an ice cream-making hopeful–turned-documentarian (@jillyjills) has been selected as the alumni speaker for the 2021 Commonwealth Honors College Celebration of Excellence.
On April 20, 2021, Commonwealth Honors College co-sponsored “The Pandemic behind Bars: COVID in the US Prison System.” Moderated by University of Massachusetts journalism professor Razvan Sibii, the event welcomed five panelists from across the United States to reflect upon the immense, disproportionate effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on prison institutions across the United States.
Ryan Duggan ’21, a natural resources conservation major with an environmental concentration, has been selected as the student speaker for the 2021 Commonwealth Honors College Celebration of Excellence.
With the 2021 Celebration of Excellence quickly approaching, the panelists shared their experiences and advice for ensuring a smooth transition from college to the workplace and/or graduate school, and fielded seniors’ questions about the challenges and opportunities ahead.