MHC Celebrates 175 Years of Educating Women

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 09:22

It has been 175 years since Mary Lyon, a school teacher and chemist, opened the doors of Mount Holyoke Female Seminary and welcomed her first 80 students. On Thursday, November 8 and Friday, November 9, Mount Holyoke—the oldest women’s college in the country—marked the occasion with a rich and wonderful array of campuswide events.