The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its Senior Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the Fine Arts Center on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2015, which this year welcomed over 600 graduating seniors into its ranks. View the slideshows below or visit our Facebook page to view photos from the ceremony.
The university awarded approximately 5500 bachelor's degrees and conferred over 1700 doctoral and master's degrees during the Undergraduate and Graduate Commencement ceremonies held on Friday, May 8th. Additional reporting, photo galleries, and video of the Graduate Commencement can be viewed online at the University's Commencement webpage.- See more at: https://www.umass.edu/sphhs/news-events/sphhs-celebrates-class-2015#sthash.WMW6j1og.dpuf
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences held its Senior Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, May 9, 2015 in the Fine Arts Center on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus. The SPHHS ceremony recognized its undergraduate Class of 2015, which this year welcomed over 600 graduating seniors into its ranks.
Cordeiro, Carbone receive awards for distinguished teaching, mentoring
Lorraine Cordeiro, Assistant Professor of Nutrition, was chosen by the UMass Amherst Provost’s Office as a recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA). The highly competitive award has been given for more than 50 years, and recognizes “exemplary teaching at the highest institutional level.” It is the only faculty award on campus that is given based upon student and alumni nominations. Associate Professor of Nutrition Elena Carbone received the Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award from the UMass Amherst Graduate School during its Graduate Commencement ceremony on May 8, 2015. She was among six individuals recognized for mentorship, teaching, and support during the ceremony.
honored as a 21st Century Leader at UMass Amherst’s commencement on May 8, and also was recently named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow by the Campus Compact, a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the public purpose of higher education.
Over 30 SPHHS students attended the SPHHS Awards Celebration, where they were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, research, and through service to the community. The SPHHS Awards Celebration was sponsored by the SPHHS and held in the Cape Cod Lounge at the Student Union Building on April 25. Numerous SPHHS faculty, staff, and student family and friends attended the event.