1. UMass, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke receive community engaged designation from Carnegie Foundation

    UMass, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke receive community engaged designation from Carnegie Foundation

    The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has named all five University of Massachusetts campuses as a "Community-Engaged University." The foundation, an independent policy and research center dedicated to the improvement of teaching and learning, recognized UMass Amherst for its engagement initiatives integrating research and teaching with the community, according to a UMass Amherst press release. Hampshire CollegeMount Holyoke in South Hadley, Springfield College in Springfield and Worcester State University were also named along with Williams College in Williamstown.

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    1. The Carnegie Foundation's designation recognizes one of the fundamental tenets that has guided the development of UMass Amherst since its founding: a commitment to using the discoveries we make and the knowledge we create to improve the quality of life for the citizens of Massachusetts and beyond.
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