Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Amherst officials discuss party-prevention strategies

By Sam Butterfield

March 7, 2010

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News

Spring is party season, as the sun comes out and classes start to rank beneath 30 racks on students’ collective priority lists, and the Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments know that all too well. Amherst...

Valley responds to Haiti devastation

By Jessica Bonheur

January 25, 2010

Filed under Five College News, Local News

In the wake of tragedy, students at the University of Massachusetts have created an alliance called “UMass Haiti Relief” to raise and provide needed support for the country rocked by a magnitude-7 earthquake two weeks ago. Led by the Haitian American Student Ass...

Smith College harnesses solar energy

By R.P. Hitt

November 16, 2009

Filed under Five College News, Science & Technology

The roof of Smith College’s campus center will soon be producing its own energy. Solar panels are to be mounted atop the campus center in the upcoming weeks, according to a press release from Smith released Nov. 6. Community...

Disability rights advocate delivers speech at Mount Holyoke College

By Christa Romano

November 6, 2009

Filed under Five College News

Norman Kunc wants you to know that he is just like everyone else, only he happens to have cerebral palsy. The humor-laden speech that Kunc delivered Wednesday night at Mount Holyoke College titled, “A Life Beyond Compare:...

Norman Kunc to give speech at Mount Holyoke College

By Christa Romano

November 3, 2009

Filed under Five College News

In a speech to be held this week titled “A Life Beyond Compare: Disability, Normalcy and Transformation,” Norman Kunc will discuss the habitual ways that society perceives peoples with disabilities. Kunc (pronounced Koonz) ...

Lynn Pasquerella named 18th president of Mount Holyoke College

By Sam Butterfield

November 3, 2009

Filed under Five College News

Lynn Pasquerella, the current provost at the University of Hartford and a doctor of philosophy specializing in medical ethics, was named the 18th president of Mount Holyoke College at a specially convened Board of Trustees meeting on ...

Neal Abraham, executive director of the Five Colleges, Inc. breaks down plans to develop new programs

By Angela Hilsman

October 27, 2009

Filed under Five College News

As costs and requirements for both schools and students go up, Executive Director Neal Abraham of the Five Colleges, Inc., brainstorms to bring innovative programs to campus without the financial burden.  Abraham is working...