Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Initiative

The college’s  success with a program that promotes “sustainable, long-term increases in the number of high-achieving community college students from low-income families transferring to the nation’s selective four-year institutions” was noted in stories on the Inside Higher Ed and Chronicle of Higher Education websites. 

Three Amherst College students receive Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards Scholarships

August 26, 2010

AMHERST, Mass. -- Three students entering Amherst College this fall are among 39 recipients nationwide who have been named Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholars this year.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Joins Amherst and Mount Holyoke Colleges to Increase Access for Community College Students

March 6, 2006Media Contact: Dr. Pete Mackey Director of Public Affairs Office: (703) 723-8000, ext. 215 Cell: (443) 995-3495 pmackey@jackkentcookefoundation.org Local Contacts: Amherst College (413) 542-8417;Kevin McCaffrey, Mount Holyoke College, (413) 538-2987