Choose your destination. Choose Eloise ’20.

By Rachel Nix ’20 on December 12, 2019 at 6:45 AM

Hailing from Lake Oswego, Oregon, Eloise Arnot ’20 was first drawn to Mount Holyoke’s welcoming student body when she visited as a prospective student. “I could feel the strong MoHo community and wanted to be part of it,” she remembers. “The students were so friendly and willing to help, and the absolutely beautiful campus made me feel like I never wanted to leave.” Mount Holyoke’s legacy of trailblazing women also convinced Eloise. “I wanted to be surrounded by empowered women!”

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Choose your destination. Choose Caitlyn ’21.

By Rachel Nix ’20 on December 5, 2019 at 9:50 AM

Caitlyn Richmond ’21 credits Mount Holyoke with helping her find her voice. The Northampton native was originally attracted to MHC after seeing current students and alumnae land opportunities that she thought could suit her well, too. Once on campus, Caitlyn started to blossom — gaining self-confidence and developing her leadership abilities.

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Exploring the unknown

By Inayat Gill ’19 on June 29, 2019 at 3:06 PM

This April I had the opportunity to take an all-expense-paid trip to sunny Los Angeles, where I represented Mount Holyoke at the International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition (IBESCC). To think an international relations major would become so involved with business and entrepreneurship is probably surprising, but that is exactly what Mount Holyoke allowed me to do — reach and stretch outside of my comfort zone in order to expand my horizons.

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Choose a destination. Choose Lynn ’19.

By Rachel Nix ’20 on November 1, 2018 at 11:48 AM

Do you love nature? Are you interested in helping maintain Mount Holyoke’s stunning campus? Or are you passionate about supporting the academic growth of students? By choosing a destination — such as Academic Enrichment or Campus Preservation — for your gift through The Mount Holyoke Fund, you empower students, open doors and help Mount Holyoke continue its legacy of delivering a cutting-edge education on one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. You support incredible students like Lynn Shen ’19.

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Five Colleges, Infinite Possibilities

By MHC Development on May 8, 2018 at 10:27 AM

Mount Holyoke students can enjoy the vast resources of not just one but four prominent colleges and a flagship research university, at no additional cost, via the Five College Consortium. As part of the Consortium, students are able to take advantage of the robust academic offerings of all five institutions — Mount Holyoke, Amherst, Hampshire, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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Where thinkers become makers: Joy's story

By MHC Development on April 30, 2018 at 8:56 AM

Joy Maran ’19 is an international relations and economics double major with a Nexus concentration in global business. A member of Professor Jon Western's American Foreign Policy class, Joy and her fellow students used the Makerspace as a way to discuss the use, power and ethics of drone technology — by building their own drones.

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Why Choose Academic Enrichment?

By MHC Development on April 23, 2018 at 8:00 AM

With 200 dynamic faculty members, 150 study-abroad programs, 48 majors, 9 Nexus concentrations, 3 academic centers and a Maker and Innovation Lab, Mount Holyoke empowers students to become agents of change — globally competent, environmentally responsible, ready to lead. These future changemakers need you.

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Empowering Agents of Change: Academic Centers at Mount Holyoke

By MHC Development on April 19, 2018 at 4:24 PM

Mary Lyon's famous words — “Go where no one else will go, do what no one else will do” — continue to inspire Mount Holyoke students today. There are more than 35,000 alumnae creating change around the world, and their journeys started right here at Mount Holyoke.

At MHC's three Academic Centers, students learn to act with intent and purpose, in the moment and on the path toward the future. They are empowered to become agents of change — globally competent, environmentally responsible, ready to lead.

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Choose Academic Enrichment

By MHC Development on April 9, 2018 at 11:08 AM

Mount Holyoke exists to open minds. To empower students to explore new ideas and vigorously debate and examine any topic or issue - no matter how controversial or polarizing. To provide a space for students from different backgrounds, divergent beliefs and unique worldviews to think critically and advocate fearlessly for what they believe in. To support our students as they gain the skills needed to change the world.

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