Amy E. Martin Around Campus

Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mount Holyoke’s Harriet L. Weissman and Paul M. Weissman Distinguished Fellow in Leadership, spoke to USA Today about the tragic history and wave of violence facing society’s most vulnerable.

The deadliest year

Mount Holyoke Fellow Carmen Yulín Cruz, former San Juan mayor, spoke with  USA Today about the violence against the transgender community in Puerto Rico.

This is a composite graphic showing featuring photographs of people presenting against a blue background. The words "Senior Symposium" are written in white against a green background.

Senior Symposium 2021

The culmination of Mount Holyoke students’ academic careers, Senior Symposium marks the metamorphosis from student to expert.

Harriet L. Weissman and Carmen Yulín Cruz hugging and smiling at the camera.

Carmen Yulín Cruz joins Mount Holyoke College

Carmen Yulín Cruz has been named the Harriet L. Weissman and Paul M. Weissman Distinguished Fellow in Leadership at Mount Holyoke College. 

a collage of photographs of the six students participating in the MHC Semester in DC program

MHC in D.C. program breaks new ground

Mount Holyoke’s first remote Semester in D.C. program also has the first Frances Perkins Scholar, first Posse Scholar and first 21st-Century Scholar.

Harriet Weissman ’58 and Paul Weissman in Chapin Auditorium during the celebrations of the Weissman Center for Leadership’s 20th anniversary.

Paul Weissman, 1931–2020

Paul Weissman, benefactor of Mount Holyoke College, died on September 30, 2020, at the age of 89.

Edith Amoafoa-Smart speaks on the notion of insiders versus outsiders and land ownership in the surge of violence against African immigrants within South Africa.

Senior moment: time to reflect, take charge

Senior Symposium is a cherished rite of passage — and a moment to strut — for Mount Holyoke students engaged in independent study.

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Careers in Public Service 2019

Forty Mount Holyoke students talked careers in advocacy, policy, politics and more with accomplished alumnae mentors.

Two photos show selfies of five students and a guide dog in Washington, D.C. One is inside the ornately decorated Rayburn Reception Room in the Capitol. In the other, the group poses with their professor in front of the Capitol against a blue sky.

Meet the students of the MHC Semester in D.C.

Five students build careers in public policy as they work, study and live in the nation’s capital, as part of Mount Holyoke’s new program.

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MHC scholarships available to Maria survivors

A year after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, Mount Holyoke continues to offer scholarships to those affected.

Students in San Juan, Puerto Rico, releasing turtles

Science is everywhere – and for everyone

The pilot year of a STEM camp for girls, a joint offering from Mount Holyoke College and the city of San Juan, brings education and renewed hope.

Senior Symposium 2018

A crowning achievement

Senior Symposium at Mount Holyoke celebrates academic achievement across campus and across disciplines.

Mayor Cruz

Carmen Cruz to speak at Mount Holyoke

The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will speak at Mount Holyoke on women, leadership, community and the importance of building communities.

The 2018 Careers in Public Service cohort posed in the U.S. Capitol.

On the ground with public service

Mount Holyoke students spent two intensive days in the nation’s capital exploring careers in public service.

 
Photo of the capital building in Washington D.C.

MHC Semester in D.C. begins fall 2018

Mount Holyoke students can now study and work in the nation’s capital — advancing the College’s legacy of shaping leaders in politics, policy and advocacy.

Mayor Cruz

San Juan mayor to visit MHC, local community

Important update posted January 29. 2018: Carmen Yulín Cruz Soto, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, will speak at Mount Holyoke College on Thursday, April 26, 2018.


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