Sarah Leyman ’11 and Molly Mead

Sarah Leyman, a senior and member of the Amherst women’s basketball team, and Molly Mead, director of Amherst’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) discuss community service at Amherst College. Sarah, from Cincinnati, OH, was recently named one of five finalists from the NCAA’s Division I, II and III for the prestigious 7th Annual Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup. Presented annually by Athletes for a Better World, the Wooden Cup is awarded to the most outstanding role model among college athletes in America.

Introducing GIS via College-Sponsored Community Service Activities

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Thursday, 5/24/2012, at 4:11 PM

A Better Chance

The Amherst College Public Health Collaborative

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Experiential Learning

Habitat for Humanity Volunteers
Amherst students volunteer
for Habitat for Humanity.


In the Lab
Emma Fink '11 works in

Amherst College Community Service Orientation Program Aug. 29 to Sept. 1

August 28, 2006 Contact: Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Walls Going Up at First Habitat for Humanity Home at Amherst College Saturday, Sept. 16

September 14, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.— The wall will be raised for the first of four new homes for low-income residents of the town of Amherst being built by Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity and Amherst College at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 24 Stanley St., in Amherst. Kathryn Perry and her daughter, Rachel, the first partner family chosen to live in one of the homes, will be introduced at the wall-raising, which will also feature brief remarks.

Amherst College Football Team Huddles for Habitat for Humanity

January 22, 2007 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Members of the Amherst College football team are putting their shoulders into a different kind of workout this week: building a Habitat for Humanity home. The student athletes and their coaches will be spending their days, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., working at the Stanley Street site this week.

Daily Hampshire Gazette: Amherst College Leads in Community Engagement

Submitted by Paul S. Statt

Amherst Bulletin: Pipeline Project Helps Local Schools

Submitted by Paul S. Statt

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