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Archived announcements for May, 2010

SENIORS! Last Chance to Have Your Senior Portraits Taken April 26-30
McGrath Studios will be on campus to take senior portraits for the LAST TIME next week (April 26-30)! Be sure to get an appointment before spots fill up! In order to sign up for a sitting, go to www.mcgrathstudios.com and use our school password "AMC" to sign up. There is a $10 sitting fee due at the time of the sitting. The photographer will be set up OUTDOORS on Memorial Hill. If there is inclement weather, the photographer will be set up in the Friedmann Room. Classic styles in solid colors look best. If you are unable to sign up online, please call the studio's customer service line at 800-588-7681 or e-mail them at info@mcgrathstudios.com. Any questions about the Olio? E-mail olio@amherst.edu!
For more information: www3.amherst.edu/~olio/

Spring Carnival POSTPONED until May 2
Spring Carnival has been postponed from April 25 until Sunday, May 2, due to a rainy forecast. See you then!

Student Ushers Needed for Senior Assembly May 7
The Office of Public Affairs is looking to hire students to work as ushers for Senior Assembly on May 7. This is a paid position ($8/hour) and work-study students are encouraged to apply. Work hours would be from 4:00-6:30 p.m. If you are interested, please e-mail mjwood@amherst.edu or stop by the office (Converse 306) as soon as possible. Thanks!

Exam Monitors Needed for Self-Scheduled Exams
The Registrar's Office needs monitors to fill five slots of the self-scheduled exams during exam week, Monday, May 10, to Friday, May 14, including morning and afternoon sessions. The monitor is responsible for distributing the exams at the beginning of the exam and collecting them at the close of the exam and is not required to stay during the exam itself. You would receive a minimum of $8.50 for each exam monitored. Please stop by the Registrar's Office as soon as possible to sign up. Thanks!

Five College Commoners Meeting May 3
Come to an organizational meeting of a new organization, Five College Commoners, on May 3 at 7 p.m. at the Amherst College Alumni House. We hope to convene scholars, free/open source software hackers, librarians, artists and digital innovators who share an interest in advancing the great potential of the Internet commons among the Five Colleges. For more information, contact David Bollier (david@bollier.org) or Marilyn Billings (mbillings@library.umass.edu).

AAS Senate and Judiciary Council Elections TONIGHT
Looking to be more involved on campus? Want the opportunity to sit on faculty and trustee committees? Have a problem you want fixed? Run for the AAS Senate and Judiciary Council! All interested underclass students should bring a 25-signature petition, speech and 100-word statement to Speech Night in the Cole Assembly Room TONIGHT, Monday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m. If you have any questions, e-mail elections@amherst.edu.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/aas

Amherst College Benefits Fair May 4
The college's Annual Open Enrollment Period has begun. You may make benefit changes to your insurance coverage at this time. Our annual Benefits Fair will be held in the Mullins & Faerber Rooms at Valentine Hall on Tuesday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come gather information from our insurance vendors, ask questions, maybe even win a raffle prize! Check the Office of Human Resources Web site for more information on the Open Enrollment Period and the dates and times for other meetings.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/169797

Seniors! Here's Info About Senior Assembly May 7
Senior Assembly is Friday, May 7. Graduating seniors should gather—in caps and gowns—no later than 4:35 p.m. on the Quad side of Johnson Chapel. If it's raining, the line will form indoors—but bring an umbrella just in case; remember, gowns sometimes bleed when they get wet. Senior Assembly features the awarding of prizes, a speech by Professor Amrita Basu and speeches by Robyn Bahr '10 and Zachary Cherry '10. Senior Assembly usually ends around 6:20 p.m. The reception for graduating seniors, faculty and staff begins at 6:30 p.m. in LeFrak, and dinner is served at 7:30 p.m., right after Honorary Class Memberships are awarded. Remember to bring your driver's license or student I.D. PLEASE, NO SHARP HEELS ON GYMNASIUM FLOOR! Congratulations on your upcoming graduation!

2010 Senior Assembly Speakers Announced
The Class of 2010 has invited Amrita Basu, the Domenic J. Paino 1955 Professor of Political Science and Women's and Gender Studies, to address the class at Senior Assembly on May 7. The assembly will start off with the awarding of student prizes, followed by talks by the elected student speakers, Robyn H. Bahr '10 and Zachary Cherry '10.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/news/specialevents/commencement/infostudents/senior_activities

Amherst College Community Invited to Senior Assembly May 7
All members of the Amherst community are invited to attend Friday's Senior Assembly, which will be held at 5 p.m. in Johnson Chapel. Senior Assembly features the awarding of prizes, a speech by a faculty member or administrator (this year, Professor Amrita Basu) and speeches by two students (this year Robyn Bahr '10 and Zachary Cherry '10).

Information for Faculty and Administration on Senior Assembly May 7
Members of the Faculty and Administration are reminded that Senior Assembly will be in Johnson Chapel at 5 p.m., Friday, May 7, and that they are cordially invited to the Senior Reception and Dinner afterward in LeFrak Gymnasium (each may bring a guest). Faculty are asked to gather for the Assembly in academic regalia no later than 4:45 p.m. (Full professors should meet in the classroom just across the hall from the entrance to the Chapel. All others should meet at the west end of the main hallway on the floor below.)

Thanks From the Red Cross
Thanks to everyone who donated blood at the Amherst College Red Cross Blood Drive on April 22. Seventy-four people donated, and, after deferrals, we collected 53 pints of whole blood. This year, Amherst College blood donors gave 163 pints of blood at three blood drives. Thank you to everyone who supported the drives. Your generosity ensures that blood will be available for those in need.

Students Receiving Allergy Injections at Keefe Health Center: Pick Up Serum by May 14
All students receiving allergy injections at the Keefe Health Center need to pick up their refrigerated serum by May 14. Please contact the Health Center at (413) 542-2267 with any questions.

Student Workers Needed for CALICO Conference, June 7-12; Apply by May 14
Academic Technology Services needs a classroom technology assistant for the CALICO Conference, June 7-12. The student will assist with audiovisual support, van driving, registration of attendees and logistics. He or she will work eight hours a day Tuesday though Saturday and some hours on Monday. Hourly wage is $9. A valid driver's license is required, and some computer skills are preferred. To apply, contact Scott Payne in ATS (spayne@amherst.edu, Seeley Mudd 111A) by May 14.

Science Library Open 24 Hours During Exams
Keefe Science Library will be open 24 hours a day beginning Saturday, May 8, at 10 a.m. until Friday, May 14, at 4 p.m. Students can gain access after 1 a.m. using their College ID.

Weight Watchers at Work Summer Session
All are welcome to join our continuing Weight Watchers at Work group for the summer. A new session will begin on June 15. We have been very successful and encourage you to check out our open house meeting on May 25. We meet on Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m. in the Barker Room on A Level of the Frost Library. Please call Linda A. Bisi at 413-542-2234 for more information. We would love to have you join us in good health.

REMINDER: Biology Graduation Reception May 22
There is a graduation reception for biology majors and their families this Saturday, May 22, from 10 to 11 a.m. in McGuire Life Sciences 428.

Senior Health Review Appointments
The Keefe Health Center is now scheduling Senior Health Review appointments. This is an opportunity to review your medical file and to obtain a necessary medical examination, laboratory tests, immunizations and prescriptions. Contact the Keefe Health Center at 413-542- 2267 during regular business hours to arrange for an appointment.

Dining Services Needs Your Help!
Dining Services is asking for all students to please continue to return any Valentine china, flatware, cups and mugs. We continue to have to use paper products in place of these items. Save the Earth!

Seniors: Tell Us Your Favorites
Seniors, we need your help. Please send Amherst magazine one or two sentences each about one or more of the following: the spot on campus you'll miss most and why, your favorite class at Amherst and why and your most memorable day of college and why. E-mail magazine editor Emily Gold Boutilier at eboutilier@amherst.edu. Thank you.

2010 Swift Moore Teaching Award Recipients Named
Three secondary school instructors who challenged, inspired and moved members of Amherst College's Class of 2010 will be honored with the Phebe and Zephaniah Swift Moore Teaching Award during the school's 189th Commencement exercises at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 23. This year's recipients include Phillip Hockensmith, a history teacher from Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Mo., nominated by Daniel Kim '10; Paula L. Mark, an English teacher from Hialeah High School in Hialeah, Fla., nominated by Sulynn Machado '10; and Paul G. Tierney, a physics teacher from The Shipley School in Bryn Mawr, Pa., nominated by David Wadden '10.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/news/specialevents/commencement/infostudents/senior_activities

Spring Formal Photos
Students can access Spring Formal photographs at the college's Flickr Web site.
For more information: www.flickr.com/photos/amherstcollege/sets/72157623807944433/

Health Care for the Summer
The Keefe Health Center at will close for the summer recess at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 21. Students remaining in the Amherst area who are in need of medical treatment may utilize the UMass Health Services between 8 a.m. and midnight daily. For medical issues between midnight and 8 a.m., a nurse will be available by phone at (413) 577-5000. Students with medical emergencies should utilize Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Students leaving the Amherst area should contact their insurance companies for coverage options in their area. Those with Gallagher Koster Insurance may call (800) 379-6183. The Health Center Staff wishes everyone a healthy and safe summer. See you in September!

Dining Services—New Fall Program
Dining Services is in the process of planning a weekly special meal which will include international recipes. The World Cuisine Station will begin in the Fall Semester. It is yet to be determined for which meal but would love any student input. Please submit your ideas to the Dining Services mailbox. Thank you!

Submit Photos to the Olio!
The Olio wants to feature your photos in this year's book! We're looking for photos of you and your friends going to sports games, at events or simply hanging out. All you have to do is go to http://www3.amherst.edu/~olio/submit.html to submit your photos. It's your yearbook--make sure you're in it! If you have any questions, e-mail us at olio@amherst.edu!
For more information: www3.amherst.edu/~olio/submit.html

Attention, Seniors: Senior Dinner Photos Are In!
The Senior Dinner photos have arrived. Special thanks to our photographers, Sam Masinter '04, Kate Berry '12, Alec Jacobson '12 and Julie Keresztes '12, for their service and the quick turnaround on the prints. Photographs may be picked up in the Office of Public Affairs, 306 Converse Hall, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday (closed for lunch 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.). All photos are arranged by the size of the group. If there were four students in the group, the photos would be in the four-student box. The first student to pick up a group picture must take all of the copies and distribute them to the members of the group.

Weight Watchers at Work - Cancelled
Amherst College Weight Watchers at Work program is taking a vacation for the summer. Thanks for all of the support for our success in good health. Look for our program again in the fall, and have a wonderful summer.

 
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