From Civil War nurse to a lifelong career in medicine

Volunteering as a nurse during the Civil War was only the beginning of 1859 alumna Nancy Hill’s lifelong career in medicine In early May of 1864, soldiers injured in the Civil War Battle of the Wilderness made it to Washington, D.C. Carried on stretchers, in…... » Read more

Mount Holyoke College celebrates the inauguration of Sonya Stephens

On September 29, the Mount Holyoke community came together for the inauguration of Sonya Stephens, a celebrated scholar of 19th-century French literature and its relation to visual culture, who has led the College since being named acting president in July 2016. “Like many who cross…... » Read more

Sonya Stephens in purple jacket stands smiling against a bookshelf

The Inauguration of Sonya Stephens, 19th president of Mount Holyoke College

... September 29, 2018 The Inauguration of Sonya Stephens as Mount Holyoke's 19th president is a historic moment. Alumnae may participate in the celebration and show their support of the College’s mission in the following ways:  From your home Watch a livestream of the faculty…... » Read more

Illustrated headshots of Eileen Albillar ’96, Tami Gouveia ’96 and Karen Middleton ’88

Mount Holyoke alumnae make a run for political office

Since Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the 2016 presidential election, record numbers of women have declared their candidacy for elected office. This season, Mount Holyoke alumnae are both on the ballot and behind the scenes. Emily Martz ’94 left her job as deputy director at the…... » Read more