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Contest participants: (back row from left) Ying Wang (faculty), Virginia Henning ’20, Odiche Nwabuikwu ’18, Gillian Hagen ’20 and Clara Wang ’19. (Front row from left) Lei Yan (faculty), Sarah Ratzlaff ’20, Catherine Peabody ’20 and Lisha Xu (faculty).
Mount Holyoke students excel in language proficiency contests, bringing home top prizes in Chinese and Japanese competitions this spring.
Three generations — Mei's sister Lina (left), her father Gary, Mei and her grandmother Nancy— help run Wing On Wo.
Mei Lum ’12, new owner of her family store — one of the oldest shops in the neighborhood — keeps community and family traditions thriving.
Kyae-Sung Park Configure Five College Lecturer in Korean
"I am very proud of my students who begin with little or no knowledge in Korean and become fluent Korean speakers."
Five College Chinese Speech Contest Participants and Winners
The 11th Five College Chinese Speech Contest was held in Amherst College on April 12, 2019.
Suk Massey, Five College Lecturer in Korean
Five College Korean language instructor, Suk Massey, recently published two Korean eTextbooks.
Mei Lum '12
Mei Lum ’12: In Thailand and China I learned that it’s okay to not know and to be uncomfortable in the unknown. That’s where really great things happen.
This is the Fulbright logo.
Mount Holyoke College students swept up seven Fulbrights this year, along with two Davis Projects for Peace grants and two critical language study awards.
6th Five College Korean Speech Contest Participants
Mount Holyoke College hosted the 6th Five College Korean Speech Contest on April 5, 2019. The event was an unprecedented success.