President's Office in the News

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President Lynn Pasquerella recently renewed her involvement with the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence, teaching a group of at-risk teens peaceful ways to handle conflict.
August 29, 2012 - 3:49pm
In a letter to the editor of the New York Times, MHC President Lynn Pasquerella addresses honesty in politics and whether politicians should ever lie. (Scroll to foot of page.)
August 13, 2012 - 3:00pm
For five years President Lynn Pasquerella has worked to alleviate hunger, poverty, and disease in Kenya--her personal commitment to purposeful engagement in the world.
August 8, 2012 - 9:58am

The American Council on Education (ACE) will partner with the College and WAMC radio to support the nationally syndicated Academic Minute hosted by President Pasquerella.

July 30, 2012 - 3:30pm
WAMC's Academic Minute, hosted by MHC President Lynn Pasquerella, observes its second anniversary by honoring contributing professors and supporters.
July 26, 2012 - 4:16pm
President Pasquerella spoke recently about the ethics of the NCAA's mandatory health screening of college athletes on NEPR. (Her commentary starts at 12:40.)
July 25, 2012 - 10:06am
The Chronicle of Higher Ed and ABC News note MHC is among the first colleges to support the DOE effort to help students better understand financial aid packages.
July 24, 2012 - 4:40pm

The NCAA's mandatory health screening of college athletes may not be in the best interests of the athletes, writes President Pasquerella in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

July 16, 2012 - 9:45am
President Lynn Pasquerella’s full itinerary during her trip to China and South Korea has resulted in several new partnerships with Chinese universities and high schools.
June 27, 2012 - 2:32pm
The Women in Public Service Project, founded by Hillary Clinton and the Sister Colleges, has announced it will partner with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
June 22, 2012 - 12:28pm

As part of this month’s trip to China and Korea, President Lynn Pasquerella will be interviewed at the Beijing America Center for a live June 12 webcast.

June 11, 2012 - 3:45pm
President Pasquerella spoke with NEPR/WFCR Radio about the state's new requirement that health care providers talk to dying patients about care options. (Scroll to 1:45 mark.)
May 25, 2012 - 4:49pm
Best-selling author Azar Nafisi gave a stirring commencement speech to 578 graduates today as Mount Holyoke College celebrated its 175th Commencement. See the video.
May 20, 2012 - 5:55pm

In the news: Erin Reynolds '14 and President Pasquerella's Academic Minute win awards, while a faculty member takes on a publishing project, and an alumna exhibits her art.

May 17, 2012 - 3:30pm
MHC staff members Janet Crosby (photo at left) and Linda Samano are being honored this week as the first two recipients of the annual President’s Award for Outstanding Service.
May 16, 2012 - 2:35pm
MHC President Lynn Pasquerella is among the leaders in higher education pledging to fight global poverty through philanthropy, engagement, and increased awareness.
April 30, 2012 - 11:15am