The History of Fire & Fire Safety at MHC

Many of Mount Holyoke’s buildings have been partially or completely destroyed by fire over the years. See more photographs at the Archives and Special Collection’s Pinterest board.... » Read more

Diversions Photo by Julia Zave

Listen Closely: More About MHC’sA Cappella Groups

V8s Founded in 1942 as the Victory Eights (named after the World War II phrase “V for Victory”). Began as accompaniment for a dance sequence at the 1942 Mount Holyoke Junior Show. The group often sang at nearby Westover Air Force Base when the war…... » Read more

In Full Bloom: Springtime at MHC

The trees have bloomed on the Mount Holyoke campus, creating a vibrant, beautiful backdrop for Commencement and Reunion, despite some sniffling from seasonal allergies. View more photos of campus on our Instagram feed.... » Read more

Magical Memory Tour

Revisiting Favorite Campus Spots When you think about your favorite spot at Mount Holyoke, do you envision autumn’s scarlet splendor? The murmur of hushed conversations and concentration in the library’s reading room or the smell of coffee in the atrium? Upper Lake’s thundering waterfall? Perhaps…... » Read more