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When Jean Sammet was given her first computer programming assignment, the field was so new that she had no books or papers to refer to. “I only had the instructions for the computers and what little brain power I had gotten from Mount Holyoke,” she said.

Computer pioneer Jean Sammet ’48 has died

Jean Sammet ’48, one of the most important early pioneers in computer science, was a long-time supporter and advocate for Mount Holyoke.
Mira Kelly-Fair '17

The journey begins

Celebrating the first destinations and aspirations of the class of 2017.
Mount Holyoke’s winning team at the IBECC event in Santa Monica: from left, Shanae McDonald ’17, Pearl Umoye ’19 and Hadassa Mikalixen ’18, with the competition’s founding director, Thomas White.

Business plus ethics for the win!

A team of three students swept their division in an international business ethics competition, the College’s first appearance at the annual event.
Rand Abu Al-Sha’r ’17

Mount Holyoke: life-changing by design

With Commencement just days away, Rand Abu Al-Sha’r ’17 reflects on her journey: “Everything at Mount Holyoke is connected.”
Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, Mass., will sell Mount Holyoke College clothing and more.

Odyssey to sell College clothing and more

Mount Holyoke College spiritwear — clothing and merchandise with the College brand — will be sold by the Odyssey Bookshop, beginning in June.
Students getting ready to carry the Laurel Chain

It's Reunion - Sustain the Chain!

The Laurel Chain reflects the unbreakable connection between us all. Please make a gift today to ensure that Mount Holyoke forever shall be.