“The More Thoughtful We Are, the Better Our World Will Be,” Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx Tells Class of 2011

May 23, 2011

AMHERST, Mass. — In his annual address at Amherst College’s 190th Commencement Exercises this morning, President Anthony W. Marx reminded the school’s graduates of the investment of “hope and effort” that their alma mater has made in them, and charged the new alumni to apply their intellectual skills to moral problems and pursue their passions in ways that contribute to the greater good.

Amherst College to Honor Three Former Teachers of Graduating Seniors with Swift Moore Teaching Awards May 22

May 16, 2011               

AMHERST, Mass. — Three secondary school instructors who challenged, inspired and moved members of Amherst College’s Class of 2011 will be honored with the Phebe and Zephaniah Swift Moore Teaching Awards during the school’s 190th Commencement exercises at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 22.