Illustration by Katherine Streeter

My Voice: Choosing Mount Holyoke Again and Again

I attended my first Mount Holyoke reunion in 1968. I was thirteen and slept on the floor of the Mandelles. It poured rain the whole weekend—as I would later accept was the usual for class of 1938 reunions. I fell in love with my mother’s…... » Read more

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Forgive/Can’t Forget

Like all of the other seven-year-old girls in my religious sect, I had an operation that removed part of my clitoris. In my quest to identify who could be held responsible I learned that forgiveness was the only way forward. The first and only time…... » Read more

Amy Koler ’02 (left) and Sarah-Ann Lynch ’82

Find Your People

Alumnae pursue unique connections through a powerful network of powerful women Mount Holyoke alumnae have a knack for finding each other. There’s something about the bond formed in a lively classroom or in the shared history of this place that shapes the lives of the…... » Read more