mountain day

Mountain Day Alumnae Reunions 2014

From New York to Bangladesh, Alumnae Gathered for a Mountain Day Scoop On Monday, September 29, President Pasquerella made an announcement: It was Mountain Day! Students made the trek to the top of Mt. Holyoke or slept in, enjoying a day off. Alumnae around the…... » Read more

Vintage Mountain Day

The First Mountain Day First held in 1838, a year after the seminary first opened, Mountain Day has endured to be one of the college's oldest and most beloved traditions. Mary Lyon was a firm believer in the power of physical as well as mental…... » Read more

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2011 Mountain Day Goes Viral

Alumnae Mountain Day Mini-reunions Around the World Mountain Day went viral this year, with simultaneous alumnae gatherings in fifty-one locations spread over five continents. Here’s what it looked like on October 6 in locations ’round the world. • See the full list of US and…... » 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