Town of Amherst holds Fire and Ice Festival
The Town of Amherst will be hosting its annual Fire and Ice Festival, the final event of its Winterfest activities, on Sunday, Feb. 3, from 2 to 7 p.m. The festival, co-sponsored by the college, will feature a variety of foods and activities, display ice and metal sculptures, and host several performances, culminating in a luminaria ceremony.
College Hosts Meet and Greet with New Campus Rabbi
Students, faculty, and staff will have the opportunity to meet with Shahar Colt, the new campus rabbi, between 4 and 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2, at a meet and greet hosted by the Office of Student Affairs in the Friedmann room. Appetizers and sweet treats will also be provided.
Octagon Closure and Climate Action Plan Updates
The Octagon will be closed throughout the spring semester for heating system replacements as the college begins the next phase of its Climate Action Plan. In addition to remodeling the Octagon, the college will begin distributing piping along College Row. Following spring break, parking alongside Johnson Chapel and Johnson Hill Road will not be available.