Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program


Campus Office Hours

Email Program Coordinator Cindy Bright for an appointment
to talk about the Coastal and Marine Sciences certificate.
Please bring or have access to a copy of your transcript. 
Contact for an appointment on your campus.          

LECTURES, Presentations, and Info sessions
Spring 2015

Certificate Advising Office Hours/Initial Meetings (to begin certificate work)*
University of Massachusetts: Monday, March 30th
Mount Holyoke College: Wednesday, April 1st
Amherst College:Thursday, April 2nd
Hampshire College: by appointment
Smith College: by appointment
Email with your availability
and preferred campus office hours

Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences
Spring Research Symposium and Reception
April 14, 2015 (Tuesday)
4:00-5:30 pm
Amherst College Alumni House
Previous Events:

Sea Education Association (SEA)
Hampshire College:
March 2nd (Mon.)
11:30 am to 2:00 pm info table in the cafeteria

Mount Holyoke College:
March 3rd (Tues.)
11:00 am-2:00pm info table in Blanchard Campus Center

University of Massachusetts: March 4th (Wed.)
4:00-6:00 pm Study Abroad Fair Student Union Ball Room

Amherst College: March 4th (Wed.)
Presentation by AC junior Becky Konijnenberg (attended SEA Fall 2014)
7:00 pm McGuire 428

March 5th (Thurs.)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm info table in Keefe Campus Center

Smith College: March 6th (Friday)
11:00 am to 2:00 pm info table in Campus Center (near post office)

TUESDAY, February 24th 4:15pm (4pm tea)
Interactions between an invasive alga and native invertebrates in Virginia's coastal bays
Sarah Berke, Ph.D
Associate Progessor of Biological Sciences
at Siena College
Mount Holyoke College, Cleveland L2
Co-sponsored by FCCMS and MHC Biological Sciences

Fall 2014

FCCMS Summer Research Symposium
November 10th (Monday) 6:30-8:00 pm (refreshments served)
UMASS, 222 Morrill II
Students present their summer research experiences
as paid FCCMS interns at NOAA labs accross the country.
If you are thinking of applying to be a FCCMS intern, this is a
good opportunity to find out what it is really like.