is an important part of the college experience.
matter where you go or who you talk to someone
will always think that the friends they had
in college were the greatest. This is particularly
true with Mount Holyoke College graduates.
The Community that the college creates encourages
relationships amongst its students. Because
of the small size of the school students are
included at almost every level of operation
of the college; each student is in some way
responsible for her classmates experiences
at school. This
environment allows a students to see,know,
and appreciate many of her schoolmates. From
this continuous interaction friendships are
and nourished. This portion of the atlas will
help you explore the different ways friendship
has influenced the college and the women in
attendence. I have divided the topic of Friendship
is important to note that not everyone has
same experience with fellow students. People
and relationships can change like the water
flowing under the bridge that crosses over
to the Delles and 1837.
I have included stories that seem repeated
enough to suggest a common experience amongst
students, but I can attest to the fact that
not every student who has come and gone through
has lived through what is described.
from Afar: There seems to be a tradition
at Mount Holyoke of admiring the women you
are surrounded by. The women most involved
in college leadership activities tend
be the most
on this section to learn about the girl who
you always wanted to be friends with but could
never get enough of.
Knit Friends: Most women develop some sort
of regular circle of people with whom they travel.
These are the women that you spend chatting
with all night instead of doing your work. Click
on this section to learn about those friends
you need more than anything.
of Friends: There are times when the
college seems to come together as a whole.
that you are an essential piece of the
college is motivating and inspiring. Click
this section to learn about the unification
of the college, past present and future.
Communication: Getting in and keeping in
touch with people is important to maintaining
a friendship. Students have found many ways
to get their peers attention without saying
a word. Click on this section to learn about
those little notes you’ve received.