An Amherst education doesn’t end at commencement. We’re pleased to offer a variety of in-person and online learning experiences that will give you a lot to consider and discuss.
After a string of high-paying jobs in banking, Cristian Hinojosa ’00 realized that happiness meant following his heart, which led to a career change with the Dallas Fire Department. Now as a firefighter and paramedic, Capt. Hinojosa says, “I won the lottery when it comes to jobs.”Read Cristian's story
Sasha Blair-Goldensohn ’98 was a computer science at Google’s Manhattan headquarters when, one day in July 2009, he was walking through Central Park and a tree branch fell on him. When he returned to his job in 2011, he was a paraplegic wheelchair user and an advocate for accessibility.Read Sasha's story
Miranda Marraccini ’12 was in the third year of her Ph.D. program in Princeton University’s English department when she learned about the Victoria Press, a London-based women’s-rights activist group from 1860. Starting in 2016, she set to work organizing their information for VictoriaPressCircle.org.Read Miranda's story
P. Gabrielle Foreman ’86 is co-founder of the Colored Conventions Project, which has worked to make available six decades of Black political organizing information vital to the abolitionist movement and African-American activism.Read Gabrielle's story