Congratulations, Class of 2014!

On Sunday, May 18 the senior class, graduate students, and their friends and family gathered at Richard Glenn Gettell Amphitheater for the College’s 177th commencement. Deborah Bial, founder and president of the Posse Foundation, gave the 2014 commencement address. For twenty-five years the Posse Foundation…... » Read more

President Pasquerella congratulates a new graduate.

President’s Pen Summer 2013

The College ’s celebration of 175 years of women of influence culminated with a spectacular all-alumnae lineup of honorary degree recipients for Mount Holyoke’s 176th commencement. Joanne Lupton ’66, Mary Mazzio ’83, Mona Sutphen ’89, and Kavita Ramdas ’85 inspired and challenged our graduates to carry out our…... » Read more

Young Alums Recreate Community After Commencement

    When commencement is over and the next phase of your life begins, it’s natural to long for the close support system many enjoyed as Mount Holyoke students.  While no one is going to provide you with nightly M&Cs and friends to enjoy them…... » Read more

MHC Moment: June 2012

What’s in a Cookie? In addressing the class of 2012 at this year’s baccalaureate, Amber Douglas, assistant professor of psychology and education, reflected on recent conversations with seniors anticipating graduation. In these conversations, the soon-to-be graduates almost always gave voice to anxiety about next steps—the…... » Read more