45 Minutes: An Inside View into the Lives of Adult Learners

When we sit down in front of a blank piece of paper, we’re all the same.”

On Thursday, April 8, community leaders, educators, adult learners, and Amherst students gathered at the Alumni House for 45 Minutes. 45 Minutes, named for the amount of time allotted to the essay portion of the GED (General Educational Development) exam, was a touching and fun fundraising event meant to increase awareness of the struggles of being an adult learner and raise funds for the Holyoke Community College Adult Learning Center.

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Bonner Community Engagement Leader’s new speaker series brings the CCE and the classroom closer together

If Internships Be the Food of Love, Eat On

Doing Well by Doing Good

Four young alumni bring their stories of saving the world - while watching the bottom line - to Amherst’s first social entrepreneurship panel

Panel on public health internships offers broad lessons for internship seekers

On the evening of Thursday, February 25, I joined over thirty students who ventured through the pouring rain to attend the panel, Internship Opportunities in Public Health. While the event – which was co-hosted by the Amherst College Public Health Collaborative (ACPHC) and the Career Center, may not have the most exciting name – hearing about the internship experiences of my fellow students, and learning how I could find my own equally great experiences in the field of public health, was genuinely fun.

Small Steps, Big Goals: the Student Forum on Community Engagement at Amherst

"Small things that appear small--certainly add up."