Archived announcements for April, 2014
Enter the Imperfect T-Shirt Design Contest to Win $100: Deadline March 31
Many Amherst students can identify with
being perfectionists. Striving to
improve, excel and achieve great things
is a positive quality, but perfectionism
can also paralyze us for fear of making
mistakes or not living up to exacting
standards. The Imperfect T-Shirt Design
Contest is focused on countering the
tyranny of perfectionism. Students,
faculty, staff, families and alumni may
enter. The submission deadline is March
31. Sponsored by Mental Health Education.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/counseling/mh_education/t-shirt-design-contest
Lip Sync: Sign Up by March 31
If Room Draw was not in your favor, please know that your fates are not yet sealed! Sign up for this year's LipSync competition. The winners of Lip Sync of 5.0, 3.0 and 1.0 group LUVs are placed at the top of their class on the Ordered List. Auditions will be held Tuesday, April 1, at 7 p.m. in Johnson Chapel and will be closed to the public. Non-student judges will select finalists, who will compete on Wednesday, April 2, starting at 9 p.m. Groups who are interested in participating in Lip Sync must email SHAC no later than Monday, March 31, at midnight. Your hosts for the evening will be none other than the incredible members of Gad's. Time is ticking, so grab your room group members
and start practicing this weekend.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/reslife/housing/roomdraw/lip_sync
Monitors Needed for Self-Scheduled Exams
Monitors are needed to hand out, start and collect self-scheduled exams during Exam Week. Stop by the Registrar's Office to put your name on the schedule. Pay begins at $10 per exam.
Latham Internships: Apply by April 1
The Department of Political Science will be awarding stipends this spring for the Latham Summer Internship. These stipends are awarded each year to Amherst students. Scholarships are awarded each year to Amherst students who are seeking to spend the summer working as interns in Washington, D.C., in offices of the federal government, or in other positions in public service. Applications should be submitted at the link below. Deadline for applications is April 1.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/careers/students/jobs/internships/funding/Latham
Submit to 'Circus' Art & Literary Magazine! Deadline April 1
Submit your artwork, poetry and fiction writing to "Circus"! We accept any and all things creative. Email your work to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1.
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/circusmagazineamherst
Application for Political Science 356 Due April 1
Students interested in enrolling in Political Science 356: "Regulating Citizenship" for Fall 2014: please apply prior to April 1. "Regulating Citizenship" is an Inside-Out course taught inside a correctional institution. Applications are available from Professor Kristin Bumiller at email@example.com.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/courses/1415F/POSC/POSC-356-1415F
Engaged Scholarship Initiative (for Faculty): Application Deadline April 2
In an effort to promote excellence in teaching and research, the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) launched the Engaged Scholarship Initiative, a grant
program that supports community-based research projects, creates opportunities for faculty-supervised student research, advances creative work and strengthens the connection between faculty research and course development. Information about the program can be found at the link below or by contacting Sarah Barr (firstname.lastname@example.org). The CCE will award up to six grants to tenured and tenure-track faculty for the summer of 2014 with a maximum award of $6,000.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce/learn/scholarship
Vote On Your Favorite Imperfect T-Shirt Design April 2
Come and see all the entries for the Imperfect T-shirt design contest, and vote on your favorite. Design entries will be on display in the Keefe Campus Center Atrium on Wednesday, April 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The winner will receive a $100 gift certificate. The contest is sponsored by Mental Health Education.
Amherst's Telementoring Program is Hiring: Applications Due April 2!
Want to learn more about the admissions process? Are you a work-study student looking for a unique paid position? The
Telementoring Program pairs high school seniors from underrepresented backgrounds with Amherst College mentors
from similar backgrounds for assistance in choosing a college, completing college and financial aid applications,
writing college essays and understanding standardized testing. Mentees do not need to express interest in applying to Amherst to be eligible. Mentoring is conducted through email and phone. Classes of 2015, 2016 and 2017 are invited to apply. This is a paid position. Applications are due Wednesday, April 2. More information about Telementoring and the online job application may be found
in the link below.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/admission/telementoring/mentor_application
Summer Internship in the Office of Public Affairs: Apply by April 4
Would you like to be a part of the team that helps to shape the public image of Amherst College? Do you want to work on publications that help new students get to know their classmates and the college? Apply to be the Summer 2014 intern in the Office of Public Affairs! The summer intern will coordinate the production of the first-year "facebook" and Student Handbook. The intern will also gain experience writing news releases and articles for the college magazine and other publications; answering phones; providing office support; and assisting with sports information, design and Web work. Relevant experience is desirable, and excellent oral and written communication skills and a keen sense of intellectual curiosity are a must. The summer intern will work 20 to 35 hours a week. The position, which begins on Monday, June 2, and ends mid-August, is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors and pays $10 an hour. Summer housing is provided. To apply, submit a cover letter, a résumé and two writing samples to Maryann Wood, administrative assistant in the Office of Public Affairs, at AC #2202 or email@example.com.
Register Now for the HopeFest 5K Run April 6
Occurring on April 6, HopeFest is a benefit for the international nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) that recognizes that everyone has something to be hopeful for. All runners who register in advance are guaranteed a HopeFest shirt. Other prizes will also be given to the top eight runners. HopeFest activities also include a wellness fair and concert to follow. Funds raised for HopeFest will
go to TWLOHA, Inc. to benefit mental health treatment and recovery. The event is open to students, faculty, staff
and members of the local community. Find our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/events/268225030011337/. Click the following link to register for the 5K:
For more information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NoMgPBMke-BKJAe1IU2r2-aH0kL7OJDbDtzwVaJ9oRQ/viewform
Apply to Become a FOOT Leader! Applications Due April 4
The FOOT program is hiring leaders to help welcome the Class of 2018. FOOT leaders are energetic and hardworking,
have a passion for the outdoors and love
meeting new people! Free T-shirt, food,
fun and all the GORP you can
eat! Deadline to apply is Friday, April
4, at midnight. Get more information and apply at the link below.
Any questions? Please contact
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/deanstudents/new/orientation/foot
Apply to Be an Orientation Leader! Applications Are Due April 7!
Interested in welcoming new students to the Amherst
community? Enjoy ice breakers? LOVE free T-shirts and
free food? Enjoy the high energy of Orientation? Love
being a student leader on campus? If you answered
YES to any or all of these questions, then you're the
perfect person to be an ORIENTATION LEADER!
As an Orientation leader, you will help students on
move-in day, facilitate discussion in squads, help new
students with any issues or concerns they have during
their transition, be a support system for all new
students, maintain high energy and enthusiasm, build
community and HAVE FUN!
Contact Christian Aviles (firstname.lastname@example.org) for
more information or if you have any questions!
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/deanstudents/new/newstudents2014/orientation_leader_application
In Memoriam: Gerald P. Brophy
Amherst College notes the passing of Gerald P. Brophy, the Samuel A. Hitchcock Professor of Mineralogy and Geology, Emeritus, on April 2, 2014. He was appointed to the Amherst faculty in 1954 and retired in 1998. For more information, and to leave notes and remembrances, visit Amherst's In
Memoriam page at the following link:
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/news/memoriam
'Defining Success: A Forum for Women of Color': Register by April 9
You're invited to "Defining Success: A Forum for
Women of Color" on Sunday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Emily Ballroom of the Lord Jeffrey Inn (30 Boltwood Ave). Brunch will be served. This event aims to facilitate a dialogue within the Amherst community around topics grounded in the context of being a woman of color. "Women of color" is defined as women of African-American, Asian-American, Latina and/or Native American ancestry. All are welcome to attend! The speaker will be Maria-Judith Rodriguez, Amherst College's director of human resources.
The facilitator will be Mariana Cruz, director of the Multicultural Resource Center. There is limited space for this event. Deadline to register is Wednesday, April 9.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/371789
Work as Innovation/TEDxAmherstCollege Coordinator this Summer: Apply by April 7
The Innovation/TEDxAmherstCollege Summer
Student Coordinator position is a
full-time opportunity to work closely
with the director of social innovation
programs in the CCE and others across
campus to shape new programming for
entrepreneurship, innovation and
community engagement on campus. Projects
include development of a new on-campus
orientation program for entrepreneurship
and leadership, design of orientation
presentations from various offices on
campus and organization of the second
annual TEDxAmherstCollege event. In this
position you will have a significant
role in the success of these new
initiatives. Apply by April 7.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce/about/student_employment/opportunities/node/541026
New England Sports Network Film Contest!
NESN is developing a new television series that offers New England film students the chance at cash, prizes and bragging rights. The NESN film contest involves teams of undergraduate student filmmakers producing short, sports-themed documentary films in the Fall of 2014. These films will air on NESN and will be judged by industry professionals. The winning filmmaker(s) will win $20,000! Contact Amy A. Ford in Film and Media Studies (email@example.com) for more information.
2014-15 Internship Opening: Career Center Alumni & Employer Engagement Intern-- Apply by April 11
The Career Center is hiring an Alumni and Employer Engagement Intern for the academic school year 2014-15. The
intern will promote campus recruiting program opportunities (Amherst Advantage) to students, such as on-campus interviews, information sessions, resume referral deadlines, the Amherst Select Internship Program, etc. She/he will represent the Career Center at events and interface with external constituents. Applicants must have approved resumes to apply. View the full job description, posted in Quest, for more details. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 11. Contact Christina Ramos at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Be a Peer Career Advisor Next Academic Year! Apply by April 13
The Peer Career Advisor (PCA) position is a great opportunity to serve as a guide and mentor to your fellow
students. The training that you will receive in resume/cover letter review, interviewing and general career
guidance will allow you to educate your peers and equip you with valuable tools for your own personal career development. In addition to working one-on-one with students and leading workshops, you will also be able to help plan and promote career center events. Current sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply. If you are a
sophomore and wish to apply, you must plan to be here for the full academic year (no study abroad). The application
deadline is April 13. For additional information and to apply, see Quest.
Student Ushers Needed for April 12
The President's Office is looking for
ushers to staff an event on Saturday,
April 12, at Johnson Chapel and the
President's House. We will be
celebrating the life of Marian Matheson
at the chapel with a reception at
Biddy's home immediately following.
The hours are 10:30 a.m. to
approximately 2 p.m., and the pay rate
is $8.50 per hour. Please respond to
Patricia Allen at email@example.com.
English Department Prizes: Submissions Due by April 14
Submissions for the English Department prizes to be awarded this spring will be accepted until April 14. For complete descriptions of the various prizes, please see the English
Department's website at the following link:
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/english/dept_prizes
Want to Work in the Library? Apply by April 14
We are currently accepting applications for Frost Library Student Assistants for summer and fall 2014. Come join a
dedicated and talented group of Amherst College students and staff to provide excellent service to the campus
community. Applications are due Monday,
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/library/about/jobs
Calling All RAD Grads: Sign Up for New Course April 14-21
3 Hours of Advanced + 3 Hours of Keychain = WhooooooRAH! Join your Amherst College Police RAD instructors on Monday, April 14, from 7 to 9 p.m.; Saturday, April 19, from 2 to 4 p.m.; and Monday, April 21, from 7 to 9 p.m. This six-hour program will cover aspects of the new "Keychain" course and some of our favorite advanced techniques. We will briefly review the Basic RAD techniques before each class, then get
right into the new material. Not a RAD grad but interested in the class? Join us as an observer and become part of the RAD family! To ask questions or to sign up, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and specify whether you would like to sign up for one or both classes.
Stonewall Prize: Submission Deadline April 15
The Stonewall Committee invites
submissions for the 2014 Stonewall
Prize awarded annually to the Amherst
College student whose work offers
exceptional commentary on some facet of
bisexual, intersex, gay, lesbian,
queer or transgendered experience.
Submissions may take a number of forms:
prose, poetry, fiction, drama, videos,
films, art projects, photography or
performance art. They may be honors
projects, coursework or originals for
this competition. Submissions are due
no later than April 15 and are to be
mailed to the Stonewall Prize
Committee, Box 2208; delivered to the
Office of the President; or emailed to
Dean Lieber (email@example.com).
Please submit three copies of CDs or
other portable media.
The Moseley Prize Award Competition: Entries Due April 16
A substantial first and second prize will be awarded for essays by seniors dealing in a scholarly manner with
religion. The approach may be historical, literary, philosophical or scientific, but the focus of the essay
should be on religious subject matter or on patterns of religious thought, sensibility and conduct. Prizes are
most often awarded to honors theses, but relevant term papers and substantial essays written specifically for this
competition will also be considered. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, April 16, to the Religion
Department Office. Contact Professor Andrew Dole, chair of the Moseley Committee, for further information. Winners will be announced at Senior Assembly, Wednesday, May 7.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/religion/prize
Take the Walker Prize Exam in Mathematics April 17
The Walker Prize Exam is an annual mathematics competition for first- and second-year students at Amherst College. The competition takes the form of a timed written exam, usually consisting of 10 problems over the course of three hours. No calculators, phones, books, notes or other aids are allowed. There are substantial monetary prizes for the top two scorers in each of the two class years eligible. That is, first-year students are competing only with other first-years, and sophomores are competing only with other sophomores. The exam is designed to emphasize mathematical ingenuity rather than possession of specific background
material. In particular, no mathematics beyond MATH 111-121 will be assumed. The exam will be held on April 17 from 7 to 10 p.m. in Seeley Mudd 206.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/mathematics/news
Summer Internship in Development at Amherst College (Rising Seniors Preferred)
This internship affords the opportunity to learn how Amherst's Development Office functions, and will teach
valuable skills in event planning, project management, volunteer coordination and leadership, and publicity and communications. Intern responsibilities include running the
student Annual Fund phonathon in June; planning for the upcoming year's Senior Gift Annual Fund campaign; and other
student philanthropy events, projects and communications.
Preference will be given to rising seniors who are interested in chairing the Senior Gift program in a volunteer capacity during the 2013-2014 school year. For more information or to apply, send a cover letter and resume to Kristen Handerhan at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Register Now for Women's Track and Field's 5K for MSA
The Amherst College women's track and field team is hosting its first 5K For MSA. When: Sunday, April 13; check-in 10:30 a.m.; race at 11 a.m. Where: Memorial Field. What: 5K race/fun run. Why: Multiple Systems Atrophy (MSA) is a
neurological disease that affects a close family member of one of our teammates. The proceeds from this event will benefit the MSA Coalition, a fund for research, support services, and raising awareness. Registration is $10 in advance or $15 on race day. Prizes will be distributed to race winners, and T-shirts to early registrants.
For more information: 5kformsa.weebly.com/
You May Owe Income Taxes on Scholarship and Grant Aid
If you receive general scholarship or grant aid in excess of the cost of tuition, fees and books, the excess amount is taxable. If you are a United States citizen or permanent resident completing an income tax return and you have 2013 tax liability resulting from taxable scholarship and grant aid, provide a copy of your tax return to the Office of Financial Aid. We will provide a dean's discretionary grant to reimburse you for taxes attributed to your scholarship and grant aid from college, federal and state sources. Note that the dean's discretionary grant itself will be taxable in the following tax year.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/system/files/media/Taxable_Schlp_US_2013.pdf
Earn $5 or 'Intro to Psych' Credit in a Social Perception Study!
We are conducting a psychology study on social perception and judgment in legal
settings. The study runs about 30 minutes and is open to all students who have not
previously participated in the study. Participants will be asked to make several
judgments on the materials presented after engaging in a training program. If
interested, please sign up using your SONA account or contact Yilin Wang
(email@example.com) to schedule a time slot.
For more information: amherst.sona-systems.com/
Summer Internship in the Office of Development (Rising Senior Preferred)
This internship affords the opportunity to learn how Amherst's Development Office functions, and will teach
valuable skills in event planning; project management; volunteer coordination and leadership; and publicity and communications. Intern responsibilities include running the
student Annual Fund phonathon in June; planning for the upcoming year's senior gift Annual Fund campaign; and other
student philanthropy events, projects and communications.
Preference will be given to rising seniors who are interested in chairing the Senior Gift program in a volunteer capacity during the 2013-2014 school year. For more information or to apply, send cover letter and resume to Kristen Handerhan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 413-542-2915.
Job Opening: Information Technology Fellow
Information Technology seeks a current Amherst senior or recent graduate for the position of Information Technology Fellow. This is a full-time, one-year position, renewable for a second year, and reports to the Chief Information Officer. The job may include a significant amount of writing, data collection and analysis, and communicating both within IT and with the college community. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, and good organizational skills are required. The Fellow must be highly motivated and able to work independently. For additional information or to apply, visit Quest and search for "Amherst College Information Technology Fellow."
For more information: https://c02-shib.symplicity.com/sso/
Volunteer and Paid Coaching Positions at Local Schools: Apply ASAP
Interested in volunteer coaching in local schools this spring? Know someone who knows softball, tennis or track and field like the back of their hand? If you answered "yes" to either question, please go to the link below to express interest, share your ideas and meet with the Amherst Regional Public Schools Athletic Partnership
Coordinator, or send your friends that way. The public school athletic budget is chronically on the chopping block, so help is welcome. Please spread the word! Additionally, Amherst Regional Middle School needs track and field and softball coaches ASAP; those positions are paid.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce/lead/athletes/amherst-regional-public-schools-athletic-partnership
Spring Wellness and Physical Development Class Enrollment Now Open
Welcome back! It is time to think about enrolling in a Spring Wellness and Physical Development Class. Unit 4
begins on Monday, March 31, and ends on Friday, April 25. Some classes are now being offered in O'Connor Commons, so be sure to visit the Athletics Website for more information. Registration is now open and will close on Friday, March 28, at 4 p.m.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/athletics/physed/courses
Charles Hamilton Houston Prize for Seniors and '14Es: Deadline April 18
The Charles Hamilton Houston Prize is an annual monetary gift awarded to a graduating senior (or '14E) who best
personifies a commitment to realizing his or her humane ideals, much in the way that Charles Houston, Class of 1915, devoted his life to the struggle for equal protection under the law for African-Americans. Each candidate is
required to write an essay of no more than 10 pages on the question "In what area of social involvement do you feel that you can best effect your humanitarian ideals?" In addition, each candidate is required to submit a list of activities and/or work experiences that illustrates his or her commitment to this ideal. Essays should be submitted to the President's Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 18.
Jones Prize for Seniors and '14Es: Deadline April 18
Each year, the Black Studies Department awards the Edward Jones Prize in honor of the first black alumnus of Amherst
College. Competition for the prize is open to any graduating Amherst College senior (including 2014Es) who has
written an honors thesis that addresses a present or future issue of concern to black people in Africa and the Diaspora.
Submissions for the Jones Prize will be accepted by the Black Studies Department from all other Amherst College academic departments. In order to be considered, one unbound copy of a student's thesis must be received in the Black Studies Department Office in 108 Cooper House no later than 3 p.m. on Friday, April 18. The Jones Prize will be awarded at Senior Assembly.
Wise Awards for Collection Research and Studio Art: Apply by April 18
The Wise Award for Collection Research is presented annually in the spring to a student in any academic department whose senior thesis, in the judgment of the
Mead Art Museum's curators and director, most effectively analyzes, interprets or responds to an object in the museum's collection. The Wise Award for Studio Art is
presented annually in the spring to a student in the college for distinction in the completion of an original work or works of art and the purchase thereof. The prize-winning work of art will become the property of the Mead Art
Museum at Amherst College. Visit the link for more information, including how to apply. The application
deadline is 4 p.m. on Friday, April 18.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/museums/mead/collegestudents/wiseaward
Art Department Prizes! Submission Deadline April 18
The Department of Art and the History of Art will offer up to three prizes this spring: 1. The Athanasios Demetrios Skouras Prize, given in memory of Athanasios Demetrios Skouras of the Class of 1936, is awarded to an Amherst College student who, in the opinion of the department, has created an outstanding work of art or architecture. 2. The Hasse Prize, established in memory of Adrian H. Hasse, Class of 1943, is awarded to an Amherst student for the
best submitted work using the human figure as a theme. 3. The Anna Baker Heap Prize, established by Arnold N. Heap, Class of 1873, shall be given annually to that member of the senior class who shall write the best essay or dissertation on the subject of "Art." Submissions are due to Louise Beckett in Room 107 of Fayerweather Hall by Friday, April 18, no later than noon.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/art/prizes
Stonewall Prize: Revised Submission Deadline April 21
The Stonewall Committee invites submissions for the 2014 Stonewall Prize, awarded annually to the Amherst College
student whose work offers exceptional commentary on some facet of bisexual, intersex, gay, lesbian, queer or
transgender experience. Submissions may take a number of forms: prose, poetry, fiction, drama, videos, films, art
projects, photography or performance art. They may be honors projects, coursework or originals for this
competition. Submissions are due no later than April 21 and are to be mailed to the Stonewall Prize Committee, Box
2208; delivered to the Office of the President; or emailed to Dean Lieber (email@example.com). Please submit three copies of CDs, other portable media and/or hard copies of written work.
SWAGS Prize: Submission Deadline April 21
Graduating seniors who are writing theses with a focus on gender and who have taken one or more SWAGS courses are
invited apply for the 2014 SWAGS Prize. Please submit 1) your thesis; 2) a one- paragraph abstract; and 3) the title(s) of the SWAGS course(s) you have taken to the Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies Department no later than April 21. Send the required documents electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information contact Amy A. Ford at email@example.com or 413-542-5781.
Work for the CCE This Summer: Apply by April 21
Get to know and work with the CCE during the summer! We are hiring one student for a full-time (Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m.) position for summer 2014. The hourly pay rate is $10.50, and we'll cover the costs of your on-campus housing. The summer position includes overseeing the CCE's front desk and reception area, managing the Community
Engagement Orientation Trip's budget and supplies, and providing administrative support to the CCE professional staff. This position is instrumental to the success of CEOT and will work closely with the student CEOT coordinators and
CCE professional staff on this event. Apply by April 21.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce/about/student_employment/opportunities/node/540789
Work for the CCE's Front Desk Team This Fall: Apply by April 21
The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) is looking to hire for the Front Desk Team. Members of the Front Desk
Team provide important support for all program and office activities in the CCE. Members of the Front Desk Team at
times are asked to undertake specific long-term projects based on the members' interests and skills and the needs of
the CCE. This position has included photography, video, management of the CCE Student Advisory Board, and writing/editing. Beyond their daily tasks, students
provide valuable contributions to long-term programming and administrative decisions. In this way, they provide both "muscle" and "vision" to the Center for Community Engagement. Apply by April 21.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce/about/student_employment/opportunities/node/540791
Submission Deadline for Charles Hamilton Houston Prize Extended to April 21
The submission deadline for the Charles Hamilton Houston Prize has been extended to Monday, April 21, at 4:30 p.m.
Submissions should be delivered to the President's Office by that time.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/black_studies/charleshamiltonhoustonprize
Time to Apply for Financial Aid for 2014–15: Deadline April 25
Have you started your renewal financial aid application? The application due date of April 25 is approaching. Renewal of financial aid is based on filing a complete application, including all required forms. Review Net Partner online for necessary materials and links to appropriate application websites
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/offices/financialaid/renewal_upperclassapps
Certified TIPS (Bartending) Training for the Amherst Community
Are you looking for additional income? We are looking for TIPS-certified servers! Whenever alcohol is served on the Amherst College campus, it is necessary that it be served by a certified TIPS server (Training for Intervention Procedures). We have a severe shortage of servers, and we would like to expand our list so that we can offer more options for departmental gatherings, faculty receptions, Commencement parties, Reunion gatherings, etc.
The training policy has just changed, and we can now accept the online certification for “On Premise” training at http://www.gettips.com/online/index.shtml. Once you have taken the online training, you will be issued a certificate good for three years. Please forward your certification information, including expiration date, to Carol Allman-Morton in Alumni and Parent Programs. You will receive a listing of Amherst College policies and procedures that you must read before serving on campus. We have a need for approximately 100 servers for Commencement parties (Classes of 2015, 2016 and 2017), and there are many departmental gatherings throughout the year that require servers.
If you have any questions, please contact Patricia Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-542-8094, or Carol Allman-Morton at email@example.com or 413-542-8105.
For more information: www.gettips.com/online/index.shtm
Class of 2014 Announces Honorary Class Members
Graduating classes annually nominate
faculty and staff to become honorary
members of the class. The newly elected
members are the people that made a
difference in the lives of the students
over the last four years. The new 2014
class members are Leykia Brill,
Admission; Tony Esposito, Frost Library
and Dining Services; Don Kells, Post
Office; Theresa Ryan, Campus Police;
and Lourdes Torres, Campus Police.
79 South Pleasant Street Open House Winners
Last week, over 100 faculty, staff and students attended the Employee Council's sponsored open house at 79 South
Pleasant Street. Thanks for stopping by to say hello and learn more about Investments, Public Affairs, Human
Resources and the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages. The winners of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," receiving Black Sheep gift cards, are Erin Cherewatti and Suzanne Levesque. The scavenger hunt's winners of Black Sheep gift cards are Suzanne Spencer, Sherry LaClaire, Dexter Padayachee and Jim Looney. Winners of A.J. Hastings gift cards include Flora Chan, Carol Sharick, Bridget Dahill and Maureen Waskiewicz. The "Word Soup" winners, who will receive movie tickets, are Amy Johnson, Bill Kopell, Howie Hanna, Shanera Brodie and Susan May. The "Guess the Number of Candies" winner of a Stop & Shop Gift Certificate is Winnifred Manning.