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Mount Holyoke’s mid-century student exchange program with Bennett College

Students from Bennett College, a historically Black women’s college in Greensboro, North Carolina, and Mount Holyoke participated in a two-week exchange program each February from 1958 through 1963. Students attended classes together, lived in dorm rooms with host-school roommates, ate in the dining halls and…... » Read more

Turning a love of video games into an exciting career

Allegra Frank ’15 is the associate culture editor at Vox, a news and opinion website. A film studies major, she began her career — almost immediately after graduation — at Polygon, a website that covers news, business, culture, reviews and videos related to gaming, where…... » Read more

On slavery and strong women with Ayesha Attah ’05, author of “The Hundred Wells of Salaga”

"AND THEN THERE'S THE SLAVE." Ayesha Attah ’05 heard these words while working on a family tree with her father. She was stunned, and the seed of her latest book, "The Hundred Wells of Salaga," was planted. Two years later, she began research for the…... » Read more

President’s Pen: Spring 2019

It's that time in South Hadley when the crocuses and daffodils are blooming all over campus, which means not only that spring has finally arrived but that we are about to graduate the seniors — the class of 2019 — and enroll a new class,…... » Read more