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Sophomore year, first-year questions

Mount Holyoke’s Marcella Runell Hall discussed reorienting this year’s sophomores alongside new first-year students with the Boston Globe.

This is a photograph of students and families gathering on the Mount Holyoke campus.

Move-in extravaganza

Mount Holyoke College welcomes students back to the long-awaited return to fully in-person classes and community.

This is a portrait of Jesmyn Ward, editor of The Fire This Time.

Common Read announced: “The Fire This Time”

Mount Holyoke’s 2021 Common Read,  “The Fire This Time,” is a collection of “thoughtful, searing, and, at times, hopeful” essays and poems about race.

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Student leadership during a pandemic

In an academic year upended by COVID-19, Mount Holyoke College students still stepped forward to lead and serve their community.

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Honoring students of color and their mentors

Mount Holyoke’s Stoling Ceremony this year was both virtual and in person, the better to honor faculty and staff who support students of color.

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Marcella Runell Hall joins Scott Academy

Mount Holyoke College Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Marcella Runell Hall has joined the board of the Scott Academy of NASPA. 

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Leadership looks like Mount Holyoke students

The 2020 Student Leadership and Service Awards at Mount Holyoke showcase the importance of leadership at this time and every time.

Sign of the times: Campus signs remind those who remain to practice physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Helping students cope with a crisis

Mount Holyoke College’s Student Safety Net Fund has helped students cope with the financial aftermath of the pandemic.

Bestselling author Beverly Daniel Tatum will give a public talk about intergroup dialogue on June 8 at 7 p.m. in Hooker Auditorium. She is a former professor, dean and acting president of Mount Holyoke.

Conversation as catalyst — a conference

Mount Holyoke is co-sponsoring the 2019 Intergroup Dialogue Conference, drawing together experts with a shared passion for collaborative communication.

The Be Well initiative was named Program of the Year by NASPA. Pictured at the awards ceremony (from left): Christine Albain, Marcella Runell Hall, Caroline Horne and Ivonne Ramirez, all from the Division of Student Life.

The new Be Well wins big

Be Well, Mount Holyoke’s wellness initiative, was named Program of the Year by the national organization for student affairs administrators in higher ed.

Getting ready for Orientation 2018

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Welcome, class of ’22, to Mount Holyoke College! We’re so glad you’re here.

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Get ready for BOOM! 2018

Mount Holyoke continues to work toward equity and inclusion as the BOOM! Learning Conference returns for a second year.

Acting President Sonya Stephens scoops Mount Holyoke's new official ice cream

Sweet scoop!

Crumbled gingersnaps mixed into an ice cream base designed to taste like Chef Jeff’s iconic cookies, M&Cs is now the College’s official ice cream flavor.

Beverly Daniel Tatum will be speaking with Marcella Runell Hall, dean of students, on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. in Chapin Auditorium.

Beverly Daniel Tatum to speak at MHC, Nov. 2

Tatum, an expert in race relations and a former Mount Holyoke professor, dean and acting president, will spend the day on campus and give a public talk.

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MHC welcomes writer and poet Claudia Rankine

Poet, essayist and playwright Claudia Rankine will read from her book, “Citizen: An American Lyric,” as part of Mount Holyoke’s Orientation programming.

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