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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.

Recent News

Cover of  the 2013 Blackstick Review

The tenth anniversary edition of The Blackstick Review debuts online and in print this month, and features six students’ best short stories.

April 23, 2014 - 11:15
Micaela Díaz-Sánchez, assistant professor of Latina/o studies

The Latina/o studies professor will use the prestigious fellowship to finish research for her book on Chicana and Mexicana feminist performance.

April 18, 2014 - 15:00
Pangy Day maypole

The annual celebration of spring promises fun for all with music, games, face painting, picnic food, the maypole and spiral dance, and evening events.

April 22, 2014 - 16:15
President Lynn Pasquerella

On WHMP’s April 18 Bill Newman Show, President Pasquerella addresses how the costs of healthcare may influence doctors’ treatment decisions.

April 18, 2014 - 14:15
Geneticist Turi King

Geneticist to discuss process of using DNA to identify remains of Richard III after a team of geneticists found the king’s skeleton under a church parking lot.

April 22, 2014 - 08:15
Boyeoluwatito Fakoya in “Queen Moremi”

The April 26–27 opera uses drumming, singing, acting, and poetry to tell the story of a Yoruba queen who thwarted attack by invaders.

April 18, 2014 - 09:00
President Lynn Pasquerella

Video: President Pasquerella talks with politics professor Chris Pyle and ACLU director Bill Newman on part 1 of 2 Amherst Media programs.

April 19, 2014 - 16:15
Posse Scholar Crystal Reed ’14

MHC graduates our first Posse Scholars this year, showing the success of the innovative program created by this year’s commencement speaker.

April 18, 2014 - 08:30
President Lynn Pasquerella

The Springfield Republican covers President Pasquerella’s varied “missions of engagement” on campus, in the community, and in the media.

March 14, 2014 - 17:00
President Barack Obama at the White House education summit

At a White House education forum today, MHC announced expanded efforts to make college accessible to and successful for low-income students.

January 16, 2014 - 14:45

Our president joined the president and other college leaders January 16 to propose ways to increase college opportunity for low-income students.

January 14, 2014 - 14:00
Women in Public Service Project

MHC, Simmons, and Smith Colleges are preparing a two-week summer institute for emerging women leaders with the Women in Public Service Project.

September 25, 2013 - 16:45

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