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Meghan Godorov, associate director for alumnae and community engagement

Achieving equal pay for women starts with negotiating the salary for every job you accept. Ask, and you're more likely to receive, according to a CDC workshop.

April 10, 2015 - 2:00pm
Portrait of author Lindsey Pollak

Speakers at the first Senior Summit offered encouragement and practical advice to help seniors design and achieve their own ideas of postcollege success.

April 6, 2015 - 5:00pm
Bridget Grier ’14

Bridget Grier ’14 and the Clemency Project connect federal prisoners with volunteer lawyers to negotiate shorter sentences for nonviolent crimes.

April 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
L-R: Representative John Scibak, President Lynn Pasquerella, and Senator Kathleen O'Connor Ives '99 .

Massachusetts political leaders discussed careers in public service with Mount Holyoke students at a March 12 Lynk on the Road event in Boston.

April 2, 2015 - 1:45pm
A member of MHC's Model United Nations team practices for competition. Photo by Jim Gipe.

Mount Holyoke ranks nationally among the highly competitive, and usually male-dominated, Model United Nations clubs.

March 23, 2015 - 10:30am
Portrait of Kathryn Irene Glascock '22, founder of the Intercollegiate Poetry Competition

Emma Ginader ’15, who is finishing a volume of poems as her thesis, will represent Mount Holyoke College at the Glascock Poetry Competition March 27.

March 23, 2015 - 10:00am
Panelist Sonali Lappin '11 discusses her career

Lynk on the Road brings students and alumnae together in Boston to network for careers in public service.

March 16, 2015 - 1:45pm
Jessica Espinosa ’15. Photo by John Martins.

All Mount Holyoke College students are guaranteed one paid internship. This biology major landed lab work each semester, and paid research jobs every summer.

March 11, 2015 - 12:00pm

Eight MHC students were selected to compete in the prestigious Global Initiative University exchange.

March 11, 2015 - 11:00am
Computer science student Katie Ho ’16

Mount Holyoke faculty members have been awarded a grant to establish a new peer-mentoring program for computer science students.

March 11, 2015 - 9:45am
Gwen Coiley '13. Image by Grace Fitzpatrick

Gwen Coiley '13 connects MHC students fluent in Spanish with Holyoke public schools, who need their translation and interpretation services to reach parents and kids.

March 9, 2015 - 3:30pm
Thumbnail of Ellen Chilemba ’17

Social entrepreneur Ellen Chilemba ’17 is showing the women of the world's poorest country how to lift themselves out of poverty.

March 2, 2015 - 2:15pm
Morgan Pool MA’14

Mount Holyoke’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program is comprehensive, yet flexible enough to meet a variety of needs—as these grads’ stories illustrate.

February 23, 2015 - 10:15am
Student in the Betty Shabazz House at Mount Holyoke College.

A Weissman Center workshop teaches students the importance of really listening to others’ viewpoints, and how this helps leaders move a group forward.

February 16, 2015 - 2:30pm

At Crafting a Life in the Arts, alumnae shared how they built careers in the arts and offered tips on how students can do likewise.

February 9, 2015 - 10:00am

Undeterred as a woman in the heavily male fields of physics and engineering, Shehzeen Hussain ’14 wants to meld the two to solve community energy problems.

February 3, 2015 - 2:15pm