College Responds To Terrorist Attacks
Members of the Amherst College community extend thoughts and prayers
to all those affected by the recent terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania
and Washington, D.C. In particular, our thoughts are with those who lost loved
ones in the attacks and with those who have friends and family still missing.
On this Page:
Statement on Flag Burning
Letter from Tom Gerety to Alumni, Parents and FriendsMonday,
from the Directors of the Five College Consortium
Message from Tom GeretyTuesday,
Message from Tom GeretyMonday, Sept. 17
Message from Tom GeretyFriday, Sept. 14
Noontime Service and Candlelight Vigil
Message from Tom GeretyThursday, Sept. 13
Message from Tom GeretyWed., Sept. 12
Amherst Resumes Athletic Activities
More information is available on the Athletics homepage
All-Campus Meeting Held September 11
Tom Gerety's Sept. 11 Announcement
A number of resources are available on campus for students with personal or emotional
concerns. The Counseling Center, with a staff of clinical
psychologists and psychiatrists, is located on the third floor of Johnson Chapel.
Their phone number is 542-2354, and appointments are readily available every weekday;
in all likelihood, you may be seen the same day you call if you wish. The Dean
of Students Office in 105 Converse is open every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30
p.m., and all of the class deans are available throughout the day. The dean on
duty can be reached after hours and during the weekend through the Campus Switchboard
at 542-2291. In addition, the Dean of Students Office will be open this Sunday
from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and deans will be available for any student who wants to
stop in to discuss personal or academic concerns.
The Cadigan Center for Religious Life is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and
their number is 542-8489.
For Faculty and Staff
The Office of Human Resources notes that recent traumatic events may cause emotional
reactions among employees. The Faculty and
Staff Assistance Program provides help for employees, as individuals or in
departments. Members of the staff may contact the FSAP directly at 545-0350, or
contact Human Resources (ext. 2372) to arrange an appointment.
How You Can Help
September 11th Fund
The Hampshire Community United Way and Easthampton Savings Bank have created a
"September 11th Fund." Checks made out to "September 11th Fund"
may be sent to Easthampton Savings Bank, 36 Main Street, Easthampton, MA 01027
or dropped off at one of the branch offices. All donations to the fund will be
used for services to assist people affected by the terrorist attacks; no administrative
costs will be deducted.
This page is maintained by the Public Affairs Office,
Last updated Dec. 13, 2001
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