Supper, Story and Song

On Monday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Lewis-Sebring Dining Commons of Valentine Hall, Amherst College will host a community dinner benefiting the Amherst Survival Center. Titled “Supper, Story and Song,” the event will feature a story and music by Evelyn Harris, formerly of Sweet Honey in the Rock, and entertainment by college a cappella groups the Zumbyes and Bluestockings; music by harpist Jennifer MacGray, the Howe Chimes by Aaron Hayden, and MC’d by Billy McBride, Assistant Director of Athletics and Diversity Inclusion.

Roush's Cooking Has Mass Appeal

Paul Sorrentino, Director or Religious Life, and Executive Chef Jeremy Roush appeared in a January food segment of the television program Mass Appeal to promote the Jan. 16 benefit for the Amherst Survival Center, “Supper, Story and Song.” Sorrentino spoke about the Campus Challenge event, while Roush took the mystery out of buttermilk salad dressing and shared a recipe for olive focaccia bread and more.

Amherst College to Host Benefit Dinner for Amherst Survival Center Jan. 16

Submitted on Friday, 1/6/2012, at 4:42 PM

On Monday, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m. in the Lewis-Sebring Dining Commons, Amherst College will host a community dinner benefiting the Amherst Survival Center.

Campus Challenged to Step Up Community Service, Interfaith Engagement

Submitted on Tuesday, 12/6/2011, at 3:52 PM

December 2, 2011

Two years ago, Paul Sorrentino, director of religious life, was invited to the White House to take part in a conversation among college and nonprofit leaders from across the country about how to increase participation in community service and encourage interfaith engagement in the U.S. The discussion was a fruitful one, said Sorrentino, and it resulted in President Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge (ICSCC) for the 2011–12 academic year.

Amherst College’s Paul Sorrentino and Tim Jones to Discuss New Book and “Multiethnic Fellowship” at Frost Library April 12

March 22, 2011

AMHERST, Mass.—On Tuesday, April 12, at 4 p.m. in the first-floor periodicals area, Amherst College’s Frost Library will host  a celebration of the publication of A Transforming Vision: Multiethnic fellowship in college and in the Church (Doorlight Publications, 2011), a new book edited by Amherst College Director of Religious Life Paul Sorrentino.