Events

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

Leigh Edwards ’14

The Springfield Republican reported on the MHC senior’s project, organizing an “Equal Pay Day” celebration in Northampton on April 11.

April 7, 2014 - 10:15
Philip Lima in “Dark River”

The Republican previewed the East Coast premiere of the new opera about 1960s civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, opening at MHC April 4.

March 26, 2014 - 10:30
Tatum Lindsay '14

More than 100 seniors will present the results of their independent studies at the April 11 celebration of students’ academic accomplishments.

April 4, 2014 - 16:15
Hortense Parker

Ahyoung An ’09 and Camila Curtis-Contreras ’09, organizers of the first celebration of MHC’s first known student of color, will speak at this year’s event.

March 21, 2014 - 13:30
Andrea Chinedu Nwoke in "Dark River.”

The Valley Advocate and Hampshire Gazette both previewed the new opera about civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, opening at MHC April 4.

April 3, 2014 - 08:15
Mary D. Watkins, composer of "Dark River"

Dark River: The Fannie Lou Hamer Story offers an operatic treatment of dramatic events in the life of a 1960s civil rights activist.

March 20, 2014 - 10:15
dancer

MHC dancers will present 12 original pieces built around the myriad possibilities of movement.

April 1, 2014 - 09:15
El Anatsui

Acclaimed sculptor El Anatsui’s campus visit will provide a rare opportunity to see his work firsthand, then hear him talk about it in person.

March 20, 2014 - 08:15

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