September 11, 2001
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Amherst 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.

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Amherst Announcements

Statement on Flag Burning

Letter from Tom Gerety to Alumni, Parents and Friends—Monday, Oct. 1

Statement from the Directors of the Five College Consortium

Message from Tom Gerety—Tuesday, Sept. 25

Message from Tom Gerety—Monday, Sept. 17

Message from Tom Gerety—Friday, Sept. 14
Noontime Service and Candlelight Vigil

Message from Tom Gerety—Thursday, Sept. 13

Message from Tom Gerety—Wed., 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


Counseling Services

For Students
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, info@amherst.edu.
Last updated Dec. 13, 2001

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