Shailaija Campbell-Parker is a checker at Valentine Dining Hall who often works late-night shifts. In this Staff Spotlight, Campbell-Parker discusses life as a UMass psychology student and making origami at the checker stand.
T.J Cahill is the Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach who often works in the weight room, designing team lifts and motivating students. In this Staff Spotlight, Cahill reflects on his experience in college athletics pre-Amherst and how they shape his current coaching philosophies.
Mike Riley is a custodian at the college who most often works in the Science Center. In this interview, Riley shared stories from his life before Amherst and reflected on how he has learned and used the kindness that so many know him for.
Jason Williams is the Director of Chemical and Laboratory Safety. He spoke about his work with chemicals from “cradle to grave” and his journey to this “niche” field of science.
Bilal A. Muhammad ’99 works in Frost Library as the evening circulation student supervisor and specialist. He spoke with The Student about his role at Amherst, his podcast, and returning to the Pioneer Valley.
Michelle Phillips is a Cash Operations Supervisor who currently works at Grab-n-Go. She spoke on her 30 years working at Amherst, Pride, birdhouses, coaching sports, and her advice for Amherst students.
Jane Kungu is the new assistant director of the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC). In this interview, Kungu reflects on the strengths of the MRC, her plans to deepen its community presence, and her own educational journey.