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Photo of Millie Koong ’18, Michelle Araque Perez ’18, Gabby Hernandez ’19 and Kalea Martín ’19

From the margins to the center

An ode to the College’s cultural centers, courtesy of Kalea Martín ’19. Read her blog.
Mary Lee Bendolph, Gee's Bend quilter, with some of her artwork

The quilt: beauty, utility, history, identity

The first solo exhibition of Gee’s Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph’s bold designs and remarkable expression of African-American quilting opens Jan. 23.
Mount Holyoke students Relyn Myrthil ’19, Jennifer Villa ’21 and Emilee Aguerrebere ’20 are working with high schoolers from the Springfield Renaissance School to learn about art and then make their own.

A partnership sparks expression, mentorship

Original art can be used to explore many topics, local high schoolers learn through a program offered by the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum.
This is a photograph of Iqbal with youth volunteers from her project in Hamtramck, Michigan, "Be a Good Neighbor."

MHC student brings community together

Uswa Iqbal ’18 took on a project to foster civic pride and neighborly unity in Hamtramck, Michigan, a city torn by urban stresses and cultural differences.
Archival photo of students participating in a fire drill

Fighting fires, blazing trails

Three guesses where — and when — the nation’s first all-women’s fire brigade was formed. Samantha Snodgrass ’18 sleuthed out the story.
Photo of the campus map with a push pin inserted in the middle

Choose your destination

When you give to The Mount Holyoke Fund, you can direct your gift to one of 10 gift destinations. Your gift. Your choice.