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Essays of resilience by Mount Holyoke alumnae

About a year ago we launched an essay contest, but the idea had been percolating around our office for a while. We talk often during meetings about how to share more alumnae voices in the Alumnae Quarterly. And about how to include more personal stories…... » Read more

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Mount Holyoke alumnae ease end-of-life transitions

With a new book, Mona Marich Hanford ’64 makes the case for faith in a field where Mount Holyoke alumnae have a legacy of leadership “Be honest with me,” Mona Marich Hanford ’64 told her oncologist when she learned the bad news. “Don’t give me…... » Read more

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President’s Pen: Summer 2018

... With all the excitement of Commencement and Reunion behind us, it is with great anticipation and resolve that we engage in the deep work of summer, in preparation for the fall and the return of the students. While the rhythm is different — and…... » Read more

Alumnae Association welcomes new president

After a one-year term as president-elect, on July 1 Maria Z. Mossaides ’73 assumed the role of president of the Alumnae Association. As the Association’s next leader, Mossaides will guide the organization in its mission to provide diverse programs, expertise and resources to foster lifelong…... » Read more