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Fay Kleiman Poles ’39: Powered by Mount Holyoke College

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Centenarian Reflects on the Lessons She Learned at Mount Holyoke

“I thank Mount Holyoke for what I have become,” says Fay Kleiman Poles ’39. “They gave me a love for learning that I still have today.” Fay first arrived on… ... » Read more

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Mount Holyoke Alumna: Building Connections in the Service of Others

Strategic Partnerships “Mount Holyoke is a place that encourages building your network with the purpose of serving others,” Birungi Mubirumusoke Ives ’96 says. “That is the exact mission of my… ... » Read more

Abena Opokua Foli ’10

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Mount Holyoke Alumna Leaves Academia to Develop Safe and Nutritional Food

“It’s not about what others are doing, but about what you know you should be doing,” says Abena Opokua Foli ’10, regulatory food scientist at Saputo Dairy Foods USA in… ... » Read more

Virginia Taylor ’08

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Mount Holyoke Alumna: Proving Universal Access to Legal Aid Reduces Poverty

“Our first year, I was doing all the casework myself, but now we have thirteen employees and have closed over nine hundred cases,” says Virginia Taylor ’08, cofounder of Bayview/Hunters… ... » Read more