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'Circus' Submission Deadline March 31
"Circus," the art and literary magazine, is accepting submissions until March 31! Please email your poems, short stories, plays, photographs, sketches and any other form of art or literature you can think of to circus@amherst.edu. There is no limit on the number of pieces you can submit. Contact us if you have any questions about length or anonymity or if you have any other concerns.

Latham Internships; Apply by April 1
The Department of Political Science will be awarding stipends this spring for the Latham Summer Internship. 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. Deadline for applications is April 1.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/careers/students/jobs/internships/funding/Latham

Book & Plow Farm Logo and Slogan Contest: Submissions Due April 1
The Book & Plow Farm is in need of a logo. Submit your design for a chance at a cash prize! We invite the Five College community to dream up a logo that would personify the farm's relationship to both Amherst College and the Pioneer Valley. The prize for best logo will be $100, plus eternal fame and recognition! Furthermore, we are looking for a slogan. Think up a catchphrase for our farm and send it in for the chance to win a glorious $50 cash prize. Start sending in your entries in to BookandPlowFarm@gmail.com. The deadline for submissions is April 1.

Amherst's Telementoring Program: Mentor Applications Accepted Through April 1!
Do you want to learn more about the admissions process? Are you a work-study student? If you're looking for a unique job opportunity, then the Telementoring Program may be for you. The Telementoring Program assists talented high school seniors from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds in the college application process by pairing them with Amherst students from similar backgrounds. Mentees do not need to express interest in applying to Amherst to be eligible. Mentoring is primarily conducted through email and phone. Students from the Amherst Classes of '14, '15 and '16 are invited to apply to be telementors. This is a paid position. Applications are due Monday, April 1. More information on the Telementoring Program and the online job application may be found through the following link:
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/admission/telementoring/mentor_application

Spring Physical Education Classes: Register by April 5
Welcome back! It is time to think about enrolling in Spring Physical Education Classes. Unit 4 begins on Monday, April 8, and ends on Friday, May 8. Please visit the Athletics website for the course information. Registration will end on Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/athletics/department/physed/courses

Apply to be an Orientation Leader by April 5
Interested in welcoming new students into the Amherst community? Enjoy ice breakers? Like free t-shirts and free food? Love 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 are the perfect candidate! Apply to be an Amherst College Orientation Leader for the 2013 New Student Orientation. The application deadline is Friday, April 5.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/deanstudents/new/orientation/orientation_leader_application

Spring Intramurals; Register by April 5
Interested in playing IM softball, tennis, golf or flag football? Follow the directions on the Spring IMs page to sign up on IMLeagues: www.amherst.edu/athletics/intramurals/spring. Contact Stephanie Clegg at sclegg12@amherst.edu with any questions.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/athletics/intramurals/spring

Register Now for Black Alumni Weekend April 5-7
This year's Black Alumni Weekend will be held from Friday, April 5, to Sunday, April 7. We have a variety of events planned for the weekend, including a conversation with President Biddy Martin, keynote lecture with Dr. Harold E. Massey '80, dinner followed by an alumni reception, group discussions with the current Black Student Union E-board, pickup basketball, career panels and more! Please register as soon as possible!
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/alumni/engage/networks/affinity_groups/black_alumni/baw_2013/studentrsvp

Submit Prop Suggestions for Lip Sync!
Ever wanted to see your friends serenade a rubber ducky? Or creatively apply toothpaste as body art? Or maybe just wear a onesie in front of hundreds of their closest friends and peers? If any of these ideas, or more, have crossed your mind, toss in a prop suggestion for Lip Sync! One prop per class will be selected by SHAC and groups who incorporate said prop into their act will receive bonus points added onto their score! A few pointers: props must be family-friendly, inexpensive and readily available (so suggestive beekeeper suits are sadly not eligible). Send ideas to shac@amherst.edu by Sunday, March 31. And don't forget to attend/compete in Lip Sync on Wednesday, April 3, in Johnson Chapel at 9 p.m. Signups end Monday, April 1, at 11:59 p.m.!
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/reslife/housing/roomdraw/lip_sync

Peer Career Advisors for 2013-2014 Academic Year; Apply By April 8
An important goal of the Career Center is to involve students in thoughtful career exploration throughout their time at Amherst. The Peer Career Advisors play a fundamental role in this process. Only current juniors and sophomores may apply to be next year's PCAs. If you are a current sophomore and plan to apply, you must plan to be here on campus for the full academic year (no study abroad). Please see Quest for extensive position details and application requirements; click on the position link in the top right column of your Quest homepage or search "Peer Career Advisor 2013-2014" in the keyword block. Application deadline is April 8.

Kermes Technology Fellowship: Accepting Applications for 2013/2014-- Deadline April 10
The Information Technology Department seeks a senior or recent Amherst graduate to serve in a one-year position as the Susan and Kenneth Kermes Technology Fellow. The position will begin July 1, 2013, and end June 30, 2014, with the possibility of a one-year renewal. The fellow will be a member of Desktop Computing Services and will support the use of computers and mobile devices by employees and students. The skills and talents of the successful candidate and the needs of the department will determine the content of the fellowship. Excellent verbal and written communication and problem- solving skills are required; computer expertise is a plus. Submit a cover letter and resume to Margaret Stancer (mastancer@amherst.edu), director of desktop computing services, by Wednesday, April 10, 2013.

CCE Summer Position Available: Apply by April 8
We are hiring one student for a full-time (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) position for summer 2013. During the summer, 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 program.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce/about/student_employment/opportunities

CCE is Now Hiring Community Engagement Leaders-- Apply by April 9
Attention First-Years and Sophomores: The CCE is now hiring Community Engagement Leaders (CELs) for the fall of 2013. We have 3 paid CEL positions available: 1. Girls, Inc. of Holyoke 2. Big Brothers Big Sisters 3. Athletics Liaison You can read more about the program and the positions and find the application webform at this website: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/cce/lead/cel. The CEL position is a 3 semester commitment. The 3 semesters need not be consecutive. For example, a student may choose to study abroad during their time as a CEL. Please contact Karen Miller at kmlmiller@amherst.edu for more information. The application is due Tuesday, April 9th.

Monitors Needed for Self-Scheduled Exams
Monitors are needed for overseeing self-scheduled exams held in Converse Hall during exam week. Stop by the Registrar's Office to put your name on the schedule. Pay is $9.00 per exam. If you want more information about what is expected of exam monitors, email lmosgofian@amherst.edu.

Iron Chef Contest: Submit Entries by April 11
The deadline for submitting entries for the Iron Chef contest is Thursday, April 11, 2013. Please submit your team's entry no later then April 11 for the event on April 25, in Val. All teams should have four chefs per team. Great prizes and fun! Show your culinary skills to the student body and judges!

Stonewall Prize: Deadline April 12
The Stonewall Committee invites submissions for the 2013 Stonewall Prize. The prize is 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 original for this competition. Submissions are due no later than April 12 and are to be mailed to the Stonewall Prize Committee, AC #2208; delivered to the Office of the President; or emailed to Dean Rick Griffiths (ftgriffiths@amherst.edu). Please submit three copies of CDs or other portable media.

'First in My Family' Mixer for Students, Staff and Faculty April 12: Registration Open
Amherst College community members who self-identify as first-generation college students/graduates are invited to connect at a dessert reception. Biddy Martin, who has spoken about her own journey as the first in her family to attend college (see the link below), will attend. Join us on April 12 at 4:30 p.m. in Porter Lounge (third floor of Converse Hall). Please register by emailing jmestre10@amherst.edu or calling Jessica Mestre '10 at 413-542-2912. Note: We recognize that the definition of "first-generation" varies, which is why we leave this up for personal interpretation.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/magazine/issues/2011summer/19thpresident

In Memoriam: Ivone Barriga
It is with sadness that Amherst College notes the sudden passing of Merle Ivone Barriga Ramirez, Five College Fellow in our Theater and Dance Department, on April 11, 2013. She had been at the college since July 2012. Barriga earned her bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts, with an emphasis in theatre direction, from the University of São Paulo in 2002. She was awarded a master of arts degree from the same school in 2006, after writing her dissertation, “Artur Barrio’s Actions: A non-representational model for the contemporaneous performer.” She was pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and, during her time at Amherst, was writing her dissertation, “Performing Indigeneity: The performative dimension of racial formations in Puckllay.” We invite members of the Amherst College community to leave notes and remembrances by logging in to the college's In Memoriam page at the link below and clicking "Add comment."
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/aboutamherst/news/memoriam

Placement Test Mandatory for Students NEW to Spanish Language Courses: March 31-April 11
The Spanish Department administers a placement exam to help students choose the correct Spanish language course in which to enroll. Amherst College students will have access to this exam March 31-April 11. Go to the Spanish Department website, click on "Placement Test" in the menu on the left, log in and follow the directions. A computer with speakers or headphones is required. Five College students must contact Language Coordinator Victoria Maillo at vmaillo@amherst.edu to schedule the exam. Following the exam, students must contact Maillo to schedule a personal interview.

Financial Aid for Study Abroad or Study Away in 2013-14
If you are planning on studying away from Amherst-- study abroad or at another U.S. institution --you should set an appointment with Dean Kate Gentile to discuss your plans and how financial aid can help. You should review the information concerning financial aid for study abroad or study away, available on the Financial Aid website, before meeting with Dean Gentile. Please call 413-542-2296 to set an appointment.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/offices/financialaid/studyabroad_aid

Have a Home-Cooked Dinner with Local Alumni!
Once again, Alumni and Parent Programs invites students to have meals at the homes of local Amherst alumni. This is a great chance to get away from campus, eat a home-cooked meal and meet some interesting Amherst graduates. To register, please visit the link below. You may sign up individually or with a small group of friends. Once you are matched with a local alum, he or she will be in touch soon with an official invitation and details. Contact Sarah Sanford '89 at slanford89@amherst.edu or (413) 542-2127 with questions.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/alumni/associations/ma/pv/pvhostingsp2013

Lego Robotics Club: Seeking Students to Work with Third-Graders
The Lego Robotics Club is seeking students interested in helping with a robotics club for third-graders at Crocker Farm Elementary School in Amherst, on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. We will be using the Lego "Mindstorms NXT" robotics kits and software. This program is organized in association with the Center for Community Engagement. Students interested in becoming involved, please contact Professor Chris Kingston (cgkingston@amherst.edu) for further details.

Summer Research Internship: Apply by April 15
Do you want to be a research assistant this summer? Professor Ronald Rosbottom is seeking someone for six weeks to help him edit, find photographs, build an index and bibliography and check notes for a book he is completing on the German Occupation of Paris. Candidates must have excellent French reading skills. Knowledge of German would be a pleasant plus. Research skills would be another plus. You would work 30 to 40 hours a week. The position, which begins on Monday, June 10, is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors and pays $10.25 an hour. Summer housing will be provided. To apply, submit a cover letter and a résumé by April 15 to the Administrative Assistant, Elizabeth Eddy, in the French Department at AC #2255 or eaeddy@amherst.edu.

The Moseley Prize for 2013; April 15 Deadline
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 Monday, April 15, 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 8.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/religion/prize

Doshisha Prize in Asian Studies; April 15 Deadline
The Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations awards the Doshisha Prize in Asian Studies each year to the senior who, in their judgment, has written the best senior thesis on an Asian topic. Please notify Paola Zamperini (pzamperini@amherst.edu), Chair of AL&C, by April 15 if you have a student who has submitted a thesis that you think might be eligible for the prize. The Doshisha Asian Studies Prize from the income of a gift from Amherst House, Doshisha University, is awarded for the best undergraduate honors thesis pertaining to Asia. Recommendations are made by the Asian Languages and Civilizations faculty for work that exemplifies an understanding of Asian culture in a liberal arts context.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/asian/doshisha

WAGS Prize 2013: Submission Deadline April 19
Graduating seniors whose theses focus on women and/or gender and who have taken two or more WAGS courses, at least one of which is in the Amherst College Department of Women's and Gender Studies, are invited to apply for the WAGS Prize. The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 19. The prize will be awarded to the thesis that best analyzes the construction of gender and/or the historical, political, social, cultural and/or psychological experiences of subjects. The project should also address gender relations as they intersect with class, race, sexuality and/or nationality. Finally, the project should consider the broader implications of its conclusions for the field of women's and gender studies.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/womens_gender_studies/wagsprize

Financial Aid Renewal for 2013-14: Apply by April 25
Applications for renewal of financial aid for 2013-14 are now being received. Any student may apply for financial aid, regardless of whether he or she now receives assistance. The application deadline is April 25. Information about applying is posted on the Office of Financial Aid website. If you have questions about financial aid at Amherst or the procedure for applying, contact the Office of Financial Aid, B-5 Converse Hall-- telephone 413-542-2296.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/offices/financialaid/renewal_upperclassapps

Participants Needed for a Study on the Psychology of Social Perception
The Psychology Department is conducting a study on social perception and judgment. The study, open to all students, runs about half an hour. Participants will be asked to provide their opinions after watching a presentation and some videos, and each will receive $5 or one credit for "Introduction to Psychology." If interested, please sign up using your SONA account or contact Yilin Wang (ywang14@amherst.edu) to schedule a time slot.
For more information: amherst.sona-systems.com

Sign Up for a Study on the Psychology of Humor
In this study, you will fill out a questionnaire about your personal beliefs about and experiences with different types of humor. The study, open to all students, runs under half an hour, and participants will receive $5 each. If interested in participating, please sign up using your SONA account or contact Lilly Jay (ljay14@amherst.edu) or Elizabeth Hall (ehall14@amherst.edu) to schedule a time slot.
For more information: amherst.sona-systems.com

Reminder to Seniors - Pick up Cap and Gown Mon., April 15 & Tues., April 16
Graduating seniors are reminded to pick up their caps and gowns at the Graduation Fair on Monday, April 15 and Tuesday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Friedmann Room of Keefe Campus Center. A number of campus departments and Commencement vendors will be participating in the fair to offer seniors a variety of Commencement and post-graduation information. Refreshments will be available throughout the day and there is a drawing for gift certificates to area restaurants.

German Department Writing Prize: Submission Deadline April 17
The Amherst College Department of German awards the Consulate General Prize for Academic Achievement annually for the best paper written (in German or in English) as a part of the work in any German Department course. For the 2012-13 academic year, students are invited to submit their original papers, with the original faculty comments, to the department office in Barrett 101 by Wednesday, April 17. Please indicate your class year and campus box number on all entries.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/16361

Charles Hamilton Houston Prize for Seniors and 13Es: Deadline April 19
The Charles Hamilton Houston Prize is an annual monetary gift awarded to a graduating senior (or '13E) who best personifies a commitment to realizing his or her humane ideals, much in the way that Charles Hamilton 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 p.m. on Friday, April 19.

Jones Prize for Seniors and '13Es: Deadline April 19
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 2013Es) 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 19. The Jones Prize will be awarded at Senior Assembly.

Mead Art Museum Wise Award for Collection Research: Submission Deadline April 19
The Mead Art Museum is pleased to announce a new senior award, the Wise Award for Collection Research, presented annually in the spring to a student in any academic department whose senior thesis, in the judgment of the museum's curators and director, most effectively analyzes, interprets or responds to one or more objects in the museum's collection. Please visit the attached link for more information about how to apply.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/museums/mead/collegestudents/wiseaward

Gender-Neutral Name Formats
As part of an on-going effort to display names in gender-neutral formats, IT has removed titles (Mr., Ms., etc.) from names shown in Moodle. Previously, they were removed from name lists in AC Data and we are working to remove titles in all the ways names are displayed automatically (not in news stories) on the college website. Also, we learned last fall that data transferred between the five colleges for course registration has not honored preferred name or privacy requests. We are working with colleagues at the other institutions to resolve this.

Actors Needed for Dream Acts
The Dean of Students Office is sponsoring a staged reading of "Dream Acts," a new play about the experiences of undocumented students and immigrants in their 20s living in the United States. We are looking for a few students to read several different roles. The commitment requires one rehearsal from 7 to 10 p.m. on Monday, April 29, and one performance with a discussion to follow at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1. You must be available on both of these days to participate. If you are interested, please contact Jenney Shamash (jshamash11@amherst.edu) to schedule an informal audition. No experience necessary!

WAGS Prize 2013: Submission Deadline April 19
Graduating seniors whose theses focus on women and/or gender and who have taken two or more WAGS courses, at least one of which is in the Amherst College Department of Women's and Gender Studies, are invited to apply for the WAGS Prize. The deadline for submissions is Friday, April 19. The prize will be awarded to the thesis that best analyzes the construction of gender and/or the historical, political, social, cultural and/or psychological experiences of subjects. The project should also address gender relations as they intersect with class, race, sexuality and/or nationality. Finally, the project should consider the broader implications of its conclusions for the field of women's and gender studies.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/womens_gender_studies/wagsprize

Want to work in the Library? Application Deadline April 19
We are currently accepting applications for Frost Library Student Assistants for summer and fall 2013. Come join a dedicated and talented group of Amherst College students and staff to provide excellent service to the campus community. Applications are due Friday, April 19th. You must be a current AC student to apply.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/library/about/jobs

Reminder: Financial Aid Applications Due April 25
April 25 is the due date for the financial aid renewal forms for 2013- 14. Any student may apply for financial aid, regardless of whether he or she now receives assistance. Information about applying is posted on the Office of Financial Aid website. If you have questions about financial aid at Amherst or the procedure for applying, contact the Office of Financial Aid, B-5 Converse Hall-- telephone 413-542-2296.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/offices/financia laid/renewal_upperclassapps

English Department Prizes: Submission Deadline April 25
Submissions for the English Department prizes to be awarded this spring will be accepted until April 25 at noon. For complete descriptions of the various prizes, please see the English Department's website at the link below. Please include your name, class year, box number and email address on all entries. Include the name of the prize or fellowship on all entries. Keep copies of all submissions. Only one submission may be made for each prize; however, you can apply for more than one award. Make sure each entry is submitted individually, according to the guidelines above. Recipients will be notified by email before the last day of classes.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/english/prizes

19th-Century English Novel Prize Submissions Due by April 25
Enter to win a prize for the best student essay on the 19th-century English novel. Established by Alan P. Levenstein '56 and Stephen Kirschenbaum '55 to commemorate their appreciation of such novelists as Jane Austen, Anthony Trollope and Charles Dickens, the prize is intended to encourage students to read and write about 19th-century English novels intelligently, critically, and with a heightened sense of pleasure. To enter, students must submit an essay that addresses in substantial detail some aspect of one or more 19th-century English novels. The competition is open to all students in any major. Essays submitted must be original work, but may be expanded or revised versions of papers written initially as coursework.
For more information: https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/english/prizes/all_prizes/gen_prizes

Participants Needed for Social Perception Study (Corrected Information)
We are conducting a study on social perception and judgment. The study runs about 20 to 30 minutes and is open to all students. Participants will be asked to provide their opinions after watching a presentation and some videos and will receive $5 or one credit for Introduction to Psychology. If interested, please sign up using your SONA account or contact Yilin Wang (ywang14@amherst.edu) to schedule a time slot.
For more information: amherst.sona-systems.com

Participants Needed for Psychology of Humor II Study (Corrected Information)
We are conducting a study on the psychology of humor. The study runs about 20 to 30 minutes and is open to any students who have not previously participated in our Psychology of Humor study. Participants will be asked to watch and answer some questions about a video and will receive $5 or one credit for Introduction to Psychology. If interested, please sign up using your SONA account or contact Elizabeth Hall (ehall14@amherst.edu) or Kristy Larsen (klarsen15@amherst.edu) to schedule a time slot.
For more information: amherst.sona-systems.com

Workers needed for Spring Concert April 27
Program Board is looking for workers to assist with Spring Concert on April 27. The position pays $10/hr. Email aleach14@amherst.edu with "Spring Concert Work" in the subject line to be considered.

Volunteer for Splash Event April 27!
On April 27, the most anticipated EDU event of the year-- Splash --is finally happening! We're looking for wonderful, punctual and responsible volunteers to come to the event and help us out with a variety of jobs, which range from directing traffic, to helping students, to cleaning up. Below is a link to the document that lists all tasks and time slots. Feel free to sign up for more than one time slot. Volunteers will have the privilege of consuming as much coffee, donuts and snacks as they please. If you are interested, or if you have any questions/comments/epiphanies, contact David Chang at dchang16@amherst.edu.
For more information: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AlTW8hUMdEoIdEUyS01zNFBESUwwOEpJcWNmWlpMcmc&usp=sharing

The Option Bookstore Logo Contest! Deadline: April 28
The Option, Amherst College's only student-run used bookstore, is looking for your help in designing our brand-new, eye-catching logo. Submit your design for a chance at a cash prize of $50! Send your entries to theoption.amherstcollege@gmail.com (PDFs, please). The deadline for submissions is April 28.

Graduation Fair Gift Certificate Winners
The winners of Graduation Fair gift certificates to Judie's Restaurant, Johnny's Tavern, Arise Farm to Table and Fresh Side Eatery are Nomi Conway '13, James Davis '13, Caroline Richman '13 and Ian Rockwell '13.

Food & Education Drive through June 4. Campus Challenge
Participate as you can! Form friendly competition among teams, join a "tabling" group or donate individually. We will be happy to accept nonperishable food items and school supplies. Drop-off sites include: Alumni Gym, Barrett Hall, the Cadigan Center, Chapin Hall, College Hall, Converse, Fayerweather, Frost Library, Merrill Science, Pontypool, Pratt, Seelye Mudd and Smith House. Be counted! Please remember to register your donation to Campus Challenge-sponsored drives or to ANY organization addressing poverty and/or educational opportunity. Complete a participation form on the Campus Challenge webpage. The form may be submitted anonymously. Bonus: every participation form is entered into a drawing for $200.
For more information: www.amherst.edu/go/campuschallenge

Development Office is Hiring Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors for June Phonathon
The Office of Development is hiring student callers for the Annual June Phonathon. Availability is required from 6 to 9 p.m. on the following evenings: Mondays through Thursdays, June 10-13, June 17-20 and June 24-27. Dinner will be provided each night! The pay rate is $8.50/hour. Responsibilities include building rapport with prospective donors, providing information about Amherst College and alumni events, obtaining gifts of monetary support, updating prospect information, determining each prospect's preferred method of contact, filling out pledge cards completely and with detail, keeping accurate records of calls made and reporting to Smith House for calling during scheduled hours. If you are interested in calling alumni and are available these nights, apply to khanderhan@amherst.edu.

 
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