May 15, 2019

Now more than ever

At Mount Holyoke, the first of the powerful Seven Sisters colleges, we strive to be a model of an inclusive, worldly community of effective intellectuals. We find strength in our individual and collective voices — and joy in our traditions and connections to one another. Mount Holyoke’s deep, discerning approach to educating new generations of students makes us a singular force for good in the world. Our powerful, engaged network of alumnae makes us an enduring force for positive change in the world.

The world needs Mount Holyoke graduates — who share the conviction and readiness to make their lives stand for something bigger — now more than ever.

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March 20, 2019

Congratulations, class of 2023!

Now that the admission question is settled, the real question is this: What will you do with your strength and conviction and awareness and intellect and curiosity and caring?

We say it’s time to get moving. To get inspired. To get global. To get intersectional. To find mentors and form networks. To land internships and study abroad. To confront environmental, political and ethical challenges. To develop the skills to influence and empower others. To take advantage of everything Mount Holyoke stands for.

Watch the video for a message from current students.

September 7, 2018

Convocation is about celebration

Q.What has the power to turn a tranquil grassy amphitheater into a pounding, pulsing epicenter of energy, noise and spirit? Of “Oooaaah, oooaaah!” and “Twenty-nineteen! Twenty-nineteen!”

A. Convocation. 

May 3, 2018

Mount Holyoke forever shall be: enchanting

What does a learning landscape that extends for nearly two centuries look like? What does it feel like? What does it promise? What does it invite? Watch the video.

April 26, 2018

Global challenges: sparking a movement

When the weight of a global topic feels too big — too daunting, too insurmountable, too entrenched — people often feel too small. Too small to effect change and too small to lead the way forward.

When the weight of a global topic is tackled via a movement of audacious individuals — who are open and willing to share their stories of successes and struggles, collaborations and innovations — a palpable shift can begin to unfold. The shift from “this feels impossible” to “this feels possible” requires a spark. A spark in energy, in mentors, in collective thought and momentum.

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