Notable Alumnae in the News

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Deborah Bial, president of the Posse Foundation, and three outstanding alumnae will receive honorary degrees at MHC’s May 18 commencement.

April 14, 2014 - 4:45pm

Video: BET chose only 28 people to recognize during Black History Month.  Entrepreneur Kelley “Kat” Tompkins Calvin ’05 was one.

February 25, 2014 - 11:30am

Blogging for the Huffington Post, education advocate Christine Horansky '04 says, "When we empower girls, we change the world."

February 14, 2014 - 4:00pm

Mary Deane Sorcinelli '72 has been named the 2014 Massachusetts Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education Lifetime Achievement Award winner.

February 3, 2014 - 4:45pm

One Came Home, a children's book written by Amy Richardson Timberlake '89, has been named a 2014 Newbery Honor Book.

January 30, 2014 - 7:00pm

In an interview with MTV, education advocate Chrissy Horansky ’04 urges educators to help students find their personal super power.

December 31, 2013 - 11:00am

Mallika Dutt '83 (#18) and Ali Saran '14 (#41) have been named by Safe magazine among 50 Global Heroes working to stop sexual violence. (See page 46.)

December 2, 2013 - 12:30pm

Anita Haidary ’14 and Sadiqa Basiri Saleem FP’09 (pictured at left) were featured in Politico’s essay “Afghan Women on the Front Line.”

October 23, 2013 - 10:45am

Tinky Weisblat '76 and the memoir she published about caring for her mother, Janice "Taffy" Weisblat '39, are the focus of a feature in the Daily Hampshire Gazette.

September 19, 2013 - 7:15pm

The Frances Perkins Foundation honored President Pasquerella with the Open Door Award on August 14 in Newcastle, Maine.

September 4, 2013 - 4:45pm
Holly Hetcalf

Seven individuals and one team will be the first “class” inducted into the Mount Holyoke Athletics Hall of Fame in ceremonies planned for October 19.

September 4, 2013 - 1:45pm
Sandy Rosenthal '79

Writing for the Huffington Post, founder Sandy Rosenthal '79 criticizes the Bush Presidential Library for erasing Hurricane Katrina from the record.

August 29, 2013 - 11:00am

Lynn Pasquerella is featured in a Currents article about college presidents who lead their own alma mater. (Subscription required.)

August 27, 2013 - 3:45pm
Simmons President Helen Drinan '69

Trustee Helen Drinan '69, president of Simmons College, blogs for the Huffington Post on why young women should consider a women's college.

August 23, 2013 - 4:00pm
President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella is hosting a new program from Amherst Media, Difficult Dialogues, and one of her first guests is Dean of the College Cerri Banks.

August 15, 2013 - 6:45pm
Wendy Wasserstein '71

Writing in Jewish Women's Archives, Miriam Cantor-Stone '12 pens a touching letter to Wendy Wasserstein '71, thanking her for her inspiration.

August 14, 2013 - 11:30am