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Spring 2018

Memory Bandera ’04.

Spring 2018

Mount Holyoke Alumna Establishes Networks for the Empowerment of Girls

Memory Bandera ’04 grew up in Zimbabwe and learned about Mount Holyoke from an admissions counselor with whom she was invited to meet. Bandera already had co-founded the Girl Child… ... » Read more

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Spring 2018

Mount Holyoke Alumna Offers Strategies on How to See the World

I believe in the transformative nature of travel, both on a philosophical and a practical level. Exposure to new cultures and ways of life expands our thinking and gives us… ... » Read more

Spring 2018

Alumnae Sisters Created the Mount Holyoke Seminary in Turkey

Just seven years after graduating from Mount Holyoke, Mary Ann (known also as Mary and Annie) and Charlotte Ely, both class of 1861, established their own version of the Mount Holyoke… ... » Read more

Spring 2018

The Transcendent Journey of Mount Holyoke’s First International Student

In 1890 Toshi Miyagawa arrived in South Hadley after a long journey from Japan. The first international student to enroll at Mount Holyoke from outside North America, Miyagawa was one… ... » Read more