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

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

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

Returning to “Mo-Home” with my daughter

Carla Richardson Lambert ’88 reflects on bringing daughter Brittany ’16 to MHC this fall. "We are Mo-Home." That phrase from the cover of the summer Alumnae Quarterly sums up how I felt stepping back onto campus in August, twenty-four years after I left. I have…... » Read more