Sabah Servae

Amherst Integrity: Sabah Servaes Widens the Net

Sabah Servaes, MD ’90 draws on her Amherst education to deliver much-needed care at West Virginia’s first children’s hospital, and ensures more students have access to a transformative liberal arts experience and opportunities to explore STEM fields.

Pavel Chernyshov ’04

Embracing Diversity of Opinions

Pavel Chernyshov ’04 understands the importance of the College’s financial programs first hand. Pavel received a full scholarship to Amherst and was determined to use it to the fullest advantage. He is a dedicated Amherst Fund donor and volunteer. 

A family of alums. Beth, Mike and Bobby Shogren, along with Beth’s father Fred Moon.

A Family Takes Action to Prepare Amherst Students for the Future

The Sustainability and Climate Change Initiatives Fund involves three generations of Amherst alumni named Moon and Shogren with a deep concern for the environment and a shared belief in the College’s potential to be a leader in the field.

Betty and Paul Mayer in gymnasium

Betty and Paul Mayer ’65 Jumpstart Their Gift to Amherst

Betty and Paul Mayer ’65 flipped the script. They transformed their bequest to establish the Paul J. Mayer, M.D. 1965 and Elizabeth F. Mayer Scholarship Fund into an outright and immediate gift to the College.

Dave Hixon '75 and friends admire the newly dedicated basketball court

Basketball Court Dedicated to Coach Hixon ’75

Close to 200 alumni, friends and fans of Coach Dave Hixon ’75 gathered in LeFrak Gymnasium to celebrate one of the most successful college coaching careers in the nation and recognize Hixon’s enduring legacy.

Bennett and Jenn Wilson

A Way of Saying Thank You

For Bennett and Jenn Wilson, both class of ‘96, 2021 was a milestone year: their 20th wedding anniversary and their 25th reunion. They wanted to do something special for Amherst...

image of members of class of 1956

The Class of 1956: All In

When it comes to support of the Amherst Fund, no other class has done what the Class of 1956 has done: 100% participation for the past three years in a row (and nine times total), and an 18-year streak of over 90% participation.

Image of Sandy Rosenberg

Sandy Rosenberg ’72: On the Path of Public Service

Every two years, on Election Day in Maryland, Samuel I. “Sandy” Rosenberg ’72 stands outside one of his district’s busiest polling place, which also happens to be the elementary school he attended.

 Joan Cummings Hebert and Robert S. Hebert ’45

Joan Cummings Hebert W’45: Enduring Devotion

Some stories are so quiet that they’re easy to miss. They don’t jump out and beg to be told. Joan Cummings Hebert’s long commitment to the alma mater...

A group of dancers striking a pose on a darkened stage

The Groove Fund: Supporting the Connective Power of Art

Matt Popoli ’98 and his wife Paula established the Groove Fund to celebrate their belief in the power of art and the unique opportunities it offers students.

John Kirkpatrick '51 is surrounded by classmates at the science center in 2019.

Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall Dedication

Kirkpatrick Lecture Hall in the new Science Center was dedicated on Friday, May 10, 2019, in honor of John E. Kirkpatrick '51 and Phyllis D. Kirkpatrick.

Photo of the exterior of Nicholls Biondi Hall

Greenway D Named for ’88 Alumna

The Greenway Residence Halls, opened in the fall of 2016 and are part of one of the largest physical transformations of the College since its founding.

Portrait of Henry P. Kendall

All in the Family: Notable Archive Finds a Home at Amherst

A uniquely generous gift to the College’s archives from the Norfolk Charitable Trust—headed by Andrew Kendall ’83 P’19,’22.

Gideon Bok’s Wingate Studios with Aldo’s Press #2, No Sleep till Hinsdale (2008)

Growing the Collection: A Gift that Keeps Giving

For more than a decade, the Trinkett Clark Memorial Student Acquisition Fund has invited students to select new artworks for the Mead’s permanent collection.

Group photo of soccer team members and the Beneskis

Soccer Program Named for Ted Beneski ’78, P’08 and Laurie Beneski P’08

Amherst recognized the Beneskis for their extraordinary leadership and generosity in the Promise Campaign by naming the men’s and women’s soccer program in their honor.

Professor Davis teaching a class in the Octagon, taken in October 1972

Asa J. Davis, Leon B. Gibbs ’63 Scholarship Fund

How three alumni in the class of 1963 are helping create a lasting legacy in honor of an Amherst trailblazer.

Amherst seal

Amherst College Announces $50 Million Anonymous Gift

Amherst College has received a gift of $50 million by an anonymous donor as part of its comprehensive campaign, Promise: The Campaign for Amherst’s Third Century. 

Outside view of Greenway Dorm A being renamed as Ford Hall

New Residence Hall to Be Named for ’83 Alumnus

The residence hall is part of one of the largest physical transformations of the College since its founding.

President Biddy Martin speaks with Cullen Murphy '74 in Johnson Chapel during the launch.

Promise Campaign Launches Publicly With $100 Million Anonymous Gift

Amherst College’s new comprehensive campaign, Promise: The Campaign for Amherst’s Third Century, launched publicly on Saturday evening, April 7.