Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Honors Dorm Open Door Competition, but not all interested

By Catherine Ferris

December 2, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

This article is part four in a series addressing student reactions to the Commonwealth Honors Complex.   A sense of community is something students may find comfort in when away from home at college. To help with thi...

Mess in Maple: Pipes burst from heating system

By Kristin LaFratta

November 20, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

This article is part two in a series addressing student reactions to the Commonwealth Honors Complex. Residents of Maple Hall, a new building in the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Community, recently experienced extensiv...

Priscilla Clarkson, dean of Commonwealth Honors College, dies

By Collegian News Staff

August 27, 2013

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

Priscilla Clarkson, distinguished professor of kinesiology and dean of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts, died at her home Sunday after a long battle with breast cancer. She was 66. “We are ...

Contemplating the new ComCol complex

By Merav Kaufman

March 5, 2013

Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion

Since its inception in 1999, Commonwealth Honors College has been an abstraction referring to a set of requirements, rather than a college with its own physical buildings. The honors experience at the University of Massachusetts in recent yea...

Students support capstone requirement

By Nadia Ragounath

January 31, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

Many undergraduate careers conclude with a capstone, an exhaustive research project designed to introduce students to the rigors of academia. In fact, the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) estimat...

UMass volunteer group UCAN seeks to expand

By Mitchell Scuzzarella

January 30, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

The University of Massachusetts Commonwealth Honors College has recently decided to formally sponsor campus volunteer group UCAN Volunteer to increase student volunteering on and off campus. The Commonwealth College now ...

SGA: Research needed on possible changes to government formation from Commonwealth Honors complex

By Chris Kornichuk

October 24, 2012

Filed under Archives, Campus News, News

With the anticipated completion of the Commonwealth Honors College residential complex looming near, the Student Government Association voted on Monday to initiate a study of its potential effect on the current structure of the...

UMass budget distributed in numerous directions

By Dan Glaun

April 26, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The metal support structures of the Commonwealth Honors College Residential Complex that will overlook Garber Field are not just the beginning of new dormitories; they are the result of millions of dollars borrowed and spe...