Tag Archives: Old Chapel

Old Chapel Reuse Survey

Old Chapel, the iconic symbol of the Sesquicentennial Celebration, has been shuttered since 1996. Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy recently established the Old Chapel Renovation Advisory Committee to assist in developing a plan for its renovation and repurposing. Specifically, the Chancellor is asking our Committee to suggest the optimal use or uses of the renovated Old […]

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“Old Chapel” wins best documentary at UMass Film Fest

Matt McCarron (’12) won the award for Best Documentary Film at the 7th Annual UMass Film Festival for his documentary “The Old Chapel,” presented by student-run UVC-TV. McCarron is a Journalism major.

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Keeping up appearances

The Amherst campus of the University of Massachusetts has 112 buildings dating back to 1959 or earlier.

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Wandering UMass band pursues own space

George N. Parks is the director of one of the largest and respected collegiate marching bands in the country. But you wouldn’t know it from looking at his office.

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With $500k pledged, Minuteman Band steps up fundraising for new building

More than $500,000 has been pledged towards the construction of a new permanent home for the Minuteman Marching Band, according to director George N. Parks.

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UMass campus is top ‘historic resource’

Preservation Massachusetts recently named the University of Massachusetts campus as one of the “10 most endangered historic resources” in the state.

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