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Spring 2018 Schedule of Events

We are in the process of planning fantastic events for your first two weeks at the College! We will post events as they are confirmed; please check back on August 1 for a full listing. Until then, check out past weeks of welcome to for information on events, opportunities, and programs that happened throughout the first two weeks last year. Make sure to track Welcome Mohome and tag your experiences using @MHCStuProg on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat with #WelcomeMoHome and #MyMountHolyoke.

Tuesday, January 23rd

Mary Lyon Concert

8:00pm

Abbey Chapel

“NEVER AGAIN," a concert remembering the holocaust through the lens of the Women’s Orchestra of Auschwitz, features music that was played by the orchestra during their incarceration at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp, interspersed with readings of testimony by members of the Women’s Orchestra, re-enacting through music, a day in the life of the orchestra, culminating with a more hopeful call to peace.

Wednesday, January 24th

Interfaith Lunch

12pm

Unity Space, Blanchard Campus Center

Join Religious and Spiritual Life for a weekly lunch. Good food and conversation about how your faith/spirituality/ethics can guide you and bring meaning to you during your day.

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

4:30pm

Abbey Chapel

Mindfulness Meditation is being offered by our two Buddhist Advisors, Peggy Gillespie and Adi Bemak weekly from 4:30pm to 5:30pm in the Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary. No experience necessary. Come center and renew yourself for the rest of the day and week.

Interfaith Dialogue

5:30pm

Blanchard Hall 213

Involvement Fair

7:00-9:00pm

Chapin Auditorium

Thursday, January 25th

SHRI (Students in Hinduism Reaching Inward, Puja and…)

5:00-6:00 PM

Eliot House Lounge

All are welcome to join our Hindu students in the first meeting of the semester; and celebrating the holidays of Pongal, and Lohri, and Makar Sankranthi.

Baha’i Musical Devotions

8:00pm

Abbey Chapel

Friday, January 26th

Jummah Lunch and Prayer

12:00pm

Elliot House

MHConnect Fair

1:00pm

Chapin Auditorium

Learn about high-quality, well-mentored, summer internship and research opportunities with organizations that prefer Mount Holyoke students over others. From the arts to pre-health to community organizing, there are many different types of opportunities, located in almost every region of the world. At this event, you will have the opportunity to speak to members of the various MHC centers and offices that coordinate and hire for these opportunities.

Muslima Conversation

1:00pm

Elliot House

Kabbalat Shabbat

5:00pm

Elliot House

Unitarian Universalist Meeting

7:00pm

Abbey Chapel, Sanctuary

Saturday, January 27th

MHC Basketball vs. Babson

1pm

Kendall Sports and Dance Complex

Class of 2021: Snowball

9:00pm-12:00am

Chapin Auditorium

Sunday, January 28th

Catholic Mass

6:30pm

Abbey Chapel

Join the Catholic Community for the celebration of the Mass, each Sunday during the semester.


Yoga Nidra

9:00pm

Abbey Chapel, Sanctuary

Tuesday, January 30th

SGA Senate Meeting

7:30pm-9pm

Gamble Auditorium

Wednesday, January 31st

Interfaith Lunch

12pm

Unity Space, Blanchard Campus Center

Join Religious and Spiritual Life for a weekly lunch. Good food and conversation about how your faith/spirituality/ethics can guide you and bring meaning to you during your day.

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

4:30pm

Abbey Chapel

Mindfulness Meditation is being offered by our two Buddhist Advisors, Peggy Gillespie and Adi Bemak weekly from 4:30pm to 5:30pm in the Abbey Interfaith Sanctuary. No experience necessary. Come center and renew yourself for the rest of the day and week.

Interfaith Dialogue

5:30pm

Blanchard Hall 213

Thursday, February 1st

Arlene Dávila: “Latinos, Race and the Politics of Space Making in the Art World”

4:30pm

Dwight Hall, Dwight 101

Arlene Dávila, author and professor of Anthropology and American Studies at New York University, will present a lecture “Latinos, Race and the Politics of Space Making in the Art World”  as part of the Weissman Center for Leadership series Advocacy in the Public Domain. The event is free and open to the public. Wheelchair accessible and closed caption.

SHRI (Students in Hinduism Reaching Inward, Puja and…)

5:00-6:00 PM

Eliot House Lounge

Dr. David Neumeyer, Dean Tufts Medical School

6:00pm-8:00pm

305 Kendade

David Neumeyer, MD, Dean of admissions at Tufts University School of Medicine will present an overview of Tufts Medical School, talk about what medical schools look for in successful applicants, and discuss the admission review process.

Baha’i Musical Devotions

8:00pm

Abbey Chapel

Friday, February 2nd

Jummah Lunch and Prayer

12:00pm

Elliot House

Muslima Conversation

1:00pm

Elliot House

Kabbalat Shabbat

5:00pm

Elliot House

Unitarian Universalist Meeting

7:00pm

Abbey Chapel, Sanctuary

Saturday, February 3rd

MHC Swim and Dive vs. Simmons

12:00pm

Kendall Sports and Dance Complex

MHC Basketball vs. Wellesley

1:00pm

Kendall Sports and Dance Complex

Sunday, February 4th

Catholic Mass

6:30pm

Abbey Memorial Chapel

Join the Catholic Community for the celebration of the Mass, each Sunday during the semester.

Yoga Nidra

9:00pm

Abbey Chapel, Sanctuary