2014-2015 Academic Year


2 First day of classes

3-8 Orientation Field Trip


21-22 Fall Student Project Presentations

26-28 Thanksgiving – HOLIDAY


6 Information Session 10-1pm @ Conway

19 Winter Break Begins


1 Early Application Deadline

Winter Term Begins

19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – HOLIDAY

30 Urban Collaborative Info Session & Reception


27 Winter Student Project Presentations 9am-4pm @ Conway | Register here

28 Tour of the Urban Collaborative 10-11am @ 180 Pleasant St, Easthampton, MA | Register here


2 Public Lecture: Small, Gritty, and Green: The promise of America’s         smaller industrial cities in a low-carbon world   6:30-8:30 pm @ MGHPCC in Holyoke, MA | Register here
Catherine Tumber, author of Small, Gritty, and Green with Marcos Marrero, Director of Planning & Economic Development, City of Holyoke

Information Session  3:30-5pm @ Conway

28 Spring Break Begins


12 Spring Term Begins

15 Regular Application Deadline

27 Public Presentation: Seeing Chicopee Through New Eyes  4:30-5:30 pm @ Chicopee Public Library, 449 Front Street, Chicopee, MA  |  Register here
Joel Russell, Executive Director, Form-Based Codes Institute with Lee Pouliot, Acting City Planner, City of Chicopee


11 Public Lecture: Creating a Knowledge Economy to Address Climate Change 6:30-8:30 pm @ Conway  | Register here  |  Stephen Mulkey, President, Unity College

25 Memorial Day – HOLIDAY

29 Spring Student Project Presentations 9-4pm @ Conway


Public Lecture: Regional Food Security: Addressing the challenges of climate change 6:30-8:30 pm @ location TBA in Springfield, MA | Register here
Greg Watson, Director of Policy & Systems Design, Schumacher Center for a New Economics with Liz Wills-O’Gilvie, Chair of the Board, Gardening the Community

27 Graduation