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This is a photograph of Dolores Huerta addressing a crowd in front of a microphone.
Dolores Huerta, social justice pioneer, organizer, and indomitable civil rights advocate, to deliver the 2017 Commencement address.
Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will play a key role at Mount Holyoke as the first vice president for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.
Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will play a key role at Mount Holyoke as the first vice president for equity and inclusion and chief diversity officer.
The MHC Dining Commons includes made-to-order wok dishes.
Welcome to the Dining Commons, which offers cuisine from around the world, extended hours and unlimited swipes in a spacious and modern setting.
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens.
This is an image of the blue BOOM! logo overlaid with photographs of 2019 presenters, from left: Pamela Means, Diana Alvarez, Raquel Willis, Alison Cook-Sather and Barbara Smith
Mount Holyoke’s keystone diversity conference is in its third year and going strong.
Shannon Da Silva
Mount Holyoke College has hired a new Title IX and 504 coordinator, Shannon Da Silva, to usher ideas and conversations into actions and access.
Sonya Renee Taylor
The inspiring performance artist and founder of The Body is Not Apology will shine a spotlight on the “body positivity” movement on Thursday, March 2.
From left, Barbara Smith '69, Beverly Guy-Scheftall and Raquel Willis engaged in the keynote conversation on radical inclusion.
Mount Holyoke College’s third annual learning conference on diversity, equity and inclusion draws big crowds and big topics.
Image of students in social justice class
A class on social justice and religion teaches students to listen to their ideals and act on them for the greater good.
Linda Sarsour, Carmen Perez and Tamika Mallory are the keynote speakers for the Women of Color Trailblazers Leadership Conference this year.
Tamika Mallory, Linda Sarsour and Carmen Perez, founders of the Women’s March in Washington, D.C., were the keynote speakers.
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A sophomore has found more diversity, autonomy and acceptance on campus than in her city of millions.
Latrina Denson (center), associate dean of students, received the Mary Lyon Leadership Award from Heidi Friedman (left), director of human resources, and Acting President and President-elect Sonya Stephens (right).
Mount Holyoke recognizes the extraordinary efforts of the staff in making the College the extraordinary place it is.
Mount Holyoke’s BOOM conference on diversity looks to the past to better the future.
Mount Holyoke’s BOOM conference on diversity looks to the past to better the future.
This is a photograph of the rainbow-striped LGBTQ pride flag billowing against a bright sky.
Mount Holyoke student Lucy James-Olson ’22 reflected on the past and future of LGBTQ acceptance 50 years after Stonewall.