MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE NEWS



The brainiest research
Students of Mount Holyoke’s expanding neuroscience program shine at annual NEURON conference.


Think globally, act globally
Mount Holyoke demonstrates that global education is essential, as 35 seniors receive an award for the breadth of their international experiences.


The great launch of 2018
Six hundred students. More than 2,000 family, friends and supporters. One momentous day to Commence at Mount Holyoke College.


Retired nurse, 74, receives Mount Holyoke BA
At 74, Delores Ojunga-Andrew '18 is graduating — and accomplishing her dream of 50 years.


The class of 2018 commences
Nearly 600 students will fill Gettell Amphitheater to celebrate their graduation at Mount Holyoke’s 181st Commencement on May 20.


Winning at the ethics of business
Mount Holyoke students win big at an international competition for business ethics, the College’s second year at the event and its second big win.


Restoration Ecology Program springs ahead
Mount Holyoke’s Restoration Ecology Program tackles environmental challenges and seeds the field’s future by engaging students in local high schools.


The transformative alumnae–student bond
An environmental studies student at Mount Holyoke and an alumna working for the World Wide Fund for Nature make a life-changing connection.  


The future is Fulbright at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.


Leading — with distinction
Mount Holyoke's Student Leadership and Service Awards recognize students publicly for their accomplishments on campus and off.


Announcing the 2018 Common Read
Mount Holyoke’s 2018 Common Read is “The Book of Unknown Americans” by Cristina Henríquez.


A crowning achievement
Senior Symposium at Mount Holyoke celebrates academic achievement across campus and across disciplines.


Sonya Stephens named the 19th president
Sonya Stephens has been named the 19th president of Mount Holyoke College.


Carmen Cruz to speak at Mount Holyoke
The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will speak at Mount Holyoke on women, leadership, community and the importance of building communities.


Exploring the connections
A new NEH grant supports Mount Holyoke in expanding its interdisciplinary courses in unusual and exciting ways for both students and faculty.  


All roads lead to success for the class of 2022
They are physicists, authors and artists. They hail from 48 of our 50 states and more than 50 countries. And they have one thing in common: Mount Holyoke.


A passion for education and social justice
Rachelle Egipeiaco ’18, a first-generation college student, found her place and her mission at Mount Holyoke: helping teens see college as an option.  


Curating Latinx scholarship
The New England Consortium for Latina/o Studies gives Mount Holyoke professors a chance to collaborate, share best practices and offer mentorship.


Environmental film fest is food for thought
The Miller Worley Center for the Environment is bringing a three-day film festival to Mount Holyoke.


House Minority Leader to ignite Commencement 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will deliver the keynote speech at Mount Holyoke College’s 181st Commencement.


On the ground with public service
Mount Holyoke students spent two intensive days in the nation’s capital exploring careers in public service.  


MHC’s first transatlantic B.A./M.A. program
Juniors Javeria Kella and Davan O’Donnell are the first students to participate in Mount Holyoke’s first international joint-degree program. 


Relating Costa Rica to South Hadley
How is blackness defined in Costa Rica? It’s complicated, says Latin American studies professor Lowell Gudmundson.


Engagement and empowerment in action
Mount Holyoke College hosts its annual Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference to empower students, faculty and staff.


Get ready for BOOM! 2018
Mount Holyoke continues to work toward equity and inclusion as the BOOM! Learning Conference returns for a second year.