Event Calendar

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Wed, Apr 22, 2020

Virtual: Wall Street Wednesdays

Please join Stephanie Hockman, Loeb Center Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance for a weekly, informal discussion on any of your favorite Wall Street Journal articles. Log in to: https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/933561165?pwd=OUxSd1BKVXhmOWYzYytlVW5vb...

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Wellness Zoom

Wellness Zoom

The Wellness Zoom provides an opportunity to gather at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Virtual Pop-up Series: Career Q&A with the Class of 2008, Ace Roesch, Deloitte Consulting

We know it’s a difficult time to be a student—the pandemic is disrupting all aspects of life, and the challenging economy is impacting job and internship experiences. We thought 2008 grads who graduated from Amherst during the Great Recession could relate. In this pop-up series your questions will take center stage. Join us as we:
--learn about the challenges 2008 grads faced in early career experiences
--explore how they’re navigating work during the pandemic
--and get industry-specific considerations for what’s ahead
Our first 2008 alum guest is Anne-Claire (Ace) Roesch, Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting. Check out her alumni directory and LinkedIn profiles. (They are in the Handshake event linked below.)

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Ongoing Events

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2020 #SAAMherst

Virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month #SAAMherst

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), a month dedicated to promoting awareness and prevention of sexual violence. The Peer Advocates are gearing up for a virtual SAAM 2020 experience this year. Stay connected by following the PAs on Facebook (@peeradvocatesamherstcollege) and Instagram (@amherst_pa) and stay tuned for upcoming virtual opportunities all month long during April for #SAAMherst! Email peeradvocate@amherst.edu with any questions, keep an eye out for weekly updates, and see below for a preview of each week.

Week 1: Self-Care for #SAAMherst
Week 2: #IAsk
Week 3: Movement Makers
Week 4: PA Picks
May 1st: Virtual SAAM Vigil

Aerial view of Johnson Chapel and the surrounding Amherst College campus

Poetry in the Pandemic

In the time of uncertainty and anxiety, poetry brings us hope, inspiration and reflection. Have you been reading or writing poems in the pandemic? Do you want to share the lines you've read or written with the Amherst community? Please fill out the form: https://forms.gle/AqT9ofE76gL9edCp6 or email your response to Haoran Tong '23 at htong23@amherst.edu.

We welcome all students, faculty, staff, alumni and parents of Amherst College to participate! Help us lead a poetic life to overcome the difficult circumstances. We plan to compile all submissions into an anthology titled "Amherst Poetry in the Pandemic."

#SAAMherst: Movement Makers

#SAAMherst: Movement Makers

until Apr 24 Peer Advocates Instagram

For the third week of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Peer Advocates are highlighting five incredible “Movement Makers” who do amazing work to support survivors and end sexual violence. Each day a new Movement Maker will be featured on our Instagram story, so make sure to follow us (@amherst_pa) if you don’t already and check them out! Keep an eye out for more weekly updates on #SAAMherst and email peeradvocate@amherst.edu with any questions.

Our Stories

To celebrate our digital Pride Week, the QRC is sharing Our Stories! Our Stories is a project designed to allow the community to come together and celebrate one another through what we hold most valuable. With everyone at home, we thought what better way to come together than Instagram! We will be accepting submissions through prompts on a linked Google Form that will allow you to tell us about yourself, as well as pictures that you feel best represent your responses. Plus, a lucky few will be featured on our Instagram and can expect a surprise thank you in the mail! All of the prompts are up to interpretation, and you are welcome to respond to any one or more of them, so have fun with your answers! Thank you for your continued support of the QRC, and we can’t wait to learn more about the Amherst community. For any additional questions or concerns, please contact Director Jxhn Martin at jsmartin@amherst.edu.

*folks who choose to do a submission can win something! (swag bag, tote bag, t-shirt, etc)