campus life

Lessons in Independence: Mary Lyon and Emily Dickinson at Mount Holyoke

Late in the fall when I leave campus after dark, I often pass the College gates and the library all lit up and I think about the women who lived on this spot a century or more ago. In my reverie, I see the big,…... » Read more

MHC Moment: February 2013

The president's house has been filled with music this winter. The holiday season began with a visit from Glee Club and Chorale, who caroled for the president during their final Vespers rehearsal. Alumna Lindsay Pope ’07, director of the ensembles, shared that this age-old practice…... » Read more

President Lynn Pasquerella ’80 in her office

President’s Pen: Winter 2013

What an exciting time to be at Mount Holyoke, as we celebrate 175 years of educating women of influence! We take pride in Mount Holyoke’s historic role in higher education and reaffirm our commitment to providing access to educational excellence for women from around the…... » Read more

An MHC Winter Wonderland

Snow flakes. (45) By Emily Dickinson I counted till they danced so Their slippers leaped the town – And then I took a pencil To note the rebels down – And then they grew so jolly I did resign the prig – And ten of…... » Read more