Volunteer Voice: Barbara Kelly ’71

By MHC Advancement on June 29, 2020 at 9:45 AM

Barbara Kelly ’71A dedicated volunteer, Barbara Kelly ’71 has maintained an active connection with Mount Holyoke, both in service to her classmates and to the College. Over the years, she has helped plan reunions and lent her time and talents as a class agent, reunion gift caller and Cornerstone representative.

Now a member of the Reunion Lead Gift Committee for her upcoming fiftieth reunion, Barbara appreciates the continued opportunities that she has as an advancement volunteer — not only to cultivate longtime friendships but to discover new camaraderies with classmates she may not have known during her time on campus.

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Volunteer Voice: Andrea Lange ’71

By MHC Advancement on June 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM

Andrea Lange ’71 has devoted much of her life to higher education, particularly in the public service sector. Now retired, she most recently served as Associate Provost and Dean for Academic Resources at Washington College, where she worked directly with students interested in integrative/experiential learning including job shadowing, internships and bench research on and off campus.

Her commitment to education is also reflected in her role as a Mount Holyoke Class Agent, which gives her the opportunity to support the College's efforts to provide a transformative liberal arts education to exceptional students from all backgrounds.

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Building Community Fact #8: MacGregor Hall

By MHC Advancement on February 8, 2015 at 9:30 AM

On the occasion of their 55th reunion, the Mount Holyoke class of 1910 was surprised with a gift made in their name: $750,000 donated to the College in honor of a departed classmate and friend, Ruth MacGregor. The money was donated by Frank MacGregor; older brother to Ruth, son of an alumna from the class of 1880, and married to the former president of his sister’s graduating class, he donated the hefty sum to fulfill a Ford Foundation matching fund and net the College $2.5 million in funding.

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