Notable Alumnae in the News

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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
Brooke Paige '93

Brooke Paige, founder of 7ContinentsCollaboration, tells JoVE she owes her career to "a fan letter" she sent to the NIH 18 years ago.

August 13, 2013 - 6:00pm

MHC President Lynn Pasquerella talks to WHMP about the force-feeding of Guantanamo detainees and the ethics involved in other right-to-die issues.

July 29, 2013 - 10:45am
Gabi Gregg '08

Fashion columnist Gabi Gregg '08 (aka GabiFresh) talks to CBC Radio about designing "Fatkinis," being full figured, and having a healthy body image.

July 25, 2013 - 8:45pm
Mary Deane Sorcinelli '72

Mary Deane Sorcinelli ’72, an internationally recognized expert in educational policy and faculty development, will join the College this fall.

July 11, 2013 - 12:30pm
MHC President Lynn Pasquerella

President Lynn Pasquerella talks to WHMP's Bill Newman about her work in medical ethics, including right to die, abortion, and other difficult issues.

June 18, 2013 - 6:30pm
Kavita N. Ramdas '85

In a commentary for the New York Times' India Ink, MHC's 2013 commencement speaker Kavita Ramdas '85 says the world needs uncommon women and men.

June 18, 2013 - 2:15pm
Helen Drinan

Simmons College president and MHC trustee Helen Drinan '69 is the subject of an executive profile in the Boston Business Journal.

June 17, 2013 - 5:00pm
Tahmima Anam '97

Novelist Tahmima Anam '97, recently voted one of the top 20 authors under 40 by Granta, is the subject of a feature in Great Britain's Hackney Gazette.

June 3, 2013 - 12:30pm

Kavita Ramdas ‘85, who delivered Mount Holyoke’s 176th Commencement speech, is featured in a story about women commencement speakers on

June 3, 2013 - 9:30am