Alice Kao has been teaching elementary through advanced levels of Mandarin Chinese at MHC since 1997. Her research interests include history and formation of the Chinese characters, Chinese dialectology and applied pedagogical Chinese linguistics. She also serves as a part time translator and interpreter.
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Recent Campus News
Celebrating students of color and the power of mentorship
Nearly 150 students participated in the Stoling Ceremony, an important Commencement weekend tradition celebrating the achievements of students of color and their Mount Holyoke mentors.
Baccalaureate is a cherished tradition
During Baccalaureate, Mount Holyoke seniors gather together in Abbey Memorial Chapel on the Saturday evening before Commencement. They hear remarks from selected faculty members, classmates and College leadership.
Graduating seniors treated to an unforgettable Final Lecture
Three Mount Holyoke professors spoke at Final Lecture, giving talks that ranged from aspirational to deeply personal.