Five College Consortium

Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program

People

The program office is located at Smith College in 110A Bass Hall (next to the science library). Students interested in learning more about the Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Certificate or internship program should schedule a meeting with
Program Coordinator Cindy Bright, available by appointment on your home campus (see contact info below).

Students affiliated with the program receive information on campus lectures, films and events as well as information on internships and research opportunities in the field.

If you would like to sign up to receive email updates or have any questions about the program, email us at marinesci@smith.edu or call us at (413) 585-3799.


Steering Committee and Faculty Advisors

The FCCMS Program is guided by a steering committee with members from each of the five campuses. Steering committee members also serve as faculty advisors to certificate students.

Amherst College
Alexandra Purdy, Assistant Professor of Biology
David Jones, Assistant Professor of Geology

Hampshire College
Laela Sayigh, Visiting Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior
Tim Zimmerman, Visiting Assistant Professor of Cognition and Education

Mount Holyoke College
Jason Andras, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Renae Brodie, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
Al Werner, Professor of Geology

Smith College
Bosiljka Glumac, Professor of Geosciences
Paulette Peckol, Louise C. Harrington Professor of Biological Sciences

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Brian Cheng, Assistant Professor of Environmental Conservation
Andy Danylchuk, Associate Professor of Fish Conservation,
Director of Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program
Adrian Jordaan, Assistant Professor of Fish Population Ecology and Conservation
Steve Petsch, Associate Professor of Geosciences
Jonathan Woodruff, Associate Professor of Geosciences

Five Colleges, Incorporated (Steering Committee only)
Cindy Bright, Program Coordinator
Sue Dickman, Interim Director of Academic Programs