Emily Isakson ’19

Emily, a native of Worcester, MA, recently graduated from Mount Holyoke with a degree in ancient studies and a minor in medieval studies. During her time at MHC, she worked as a student assistant in the Mount Holyoke College Archives & Special Collection and was also a phonathon caller for the College’s Office of Advancement. Learn more about Emily and her work in the Archives and Special Collections.

Recent Posts

My favorite place on campus: Skinner Green

By Emily Isakson ’19 on June 14, 2019 at 3:03 PM

One of the central places on Mount Holyoke’s campus is Skinner Green; it’s integral to student life here at MHC. At any given time when the weather is nice, one can find students relaxing on the grass, doing homework or eating lunch in the shade, playing a game of Frisbee and more. It’s also frequently used as an impromptu throughway between buildings on campus.

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Colors in the Crafternoon

By Emily Isakson ’19 on February 26, 2019 at 2:19 PM

During the academic year, the Mount Holyoke Archives & Special Collections (ASC) regularly hosts Crafternoons — events where members of the campus community can take a break from their daily work, make new friends, learn new skills and explore their creativity. At Crafternoon, students are able to make historically-inspired crafts like hand-bound books, silhouette necklaces and feminist finger puppets.

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