Center for Community Engagement

Public Education Reform- There's No Single Solution: a soapbox lecture by Professor Barry O'Connell

“I’m going to start with a simple premise:  No truly democratic society has a chance of surviving without a public school system that can and does educate all students."

Supporting Learning in High-Stakes Testing Environments: Building Your Educational Toolbox Series

You are warmly invited to join the Center for Community Engagement for the next installment in our ongoing training series on building an educational toolbox. This Tuesday, October 18, from 6-7:30 pm in Chapin 203, join us for an interactive dinner workshop on supporting learning in high-stakes testing environments.

From the Holyoke dam to the kitchen table: Voices from the first annual Community Engagement Expo

Dalai Lama Fellows Information Session This Thursday

Exciting Learning: A workshop for tutors and teachers on literacy and learning

Celebrating the fourth and final Habitat for Humanity house in Amherst

Habitat Build by Jessica Mestre '10

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to join President Biddy Martin in a celebration of the completion of the fourth and final Habitat for Humanity house in Amherst.  Over the years, many Amherst College volunteers have helped to build the homes on land donated by Amherst College.

Support music in Amherst public schools as a music tutor

Good News: Tutoring Doesn't Work— Now What?

Soap Boxes and Action Tables: Join us for the first ever Community Engagement Expo this Thursday

What are the possibilities of community engagement at Amherst and in the Pioneer Valley? How can you take action right now? What can you learn from the stories and experiences of students, community leaders, faculty, and alumni?