Global Mount Holyoke

Global Education Is in Our Fabric

Global competence is a prerequisite for citizenship and successful careers in the twenty-first century. Students need to be able to communicate across different cultural frames of references and understand the challenges of globalization from a comparative perspective. Global learning at Mount Holyoke encourages students to C H A N G E.

While other institutions talk of going global, Mount Holyoke has long set the standard. MHC students experience the world in countless ways, both inside and outside the classroom. Our rich curricular offerings on global issues, the exceptional international diversity of our community, and broad possibilities for study, internships and research abroad provide plentiful opportunities for students to become globally competent.

To recognize the work that Mount Holyoke has accomplished in this arena, NAFSA awarded the College the prestigious Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.

The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives is the hub and catalyst for comprehensive international education at Mount Holyoke, offering four core programs:

The Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College helps connect our 34,500 alumnae (2,760 international alums) to one another through all phases of life. Find an alumnae club near you.

 

Mount Holyoke College's Field Gates. Photo by Michael Malyszko

Global Alumnae

Susanna Major — the first international student at Mount Holyoke — enrolled in 1839. Learn more about the history of international alumnae.
National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens

Preparing students to become global citizens

National Endowment funds pilot program to explore global and local inequalities through humanities lens.
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Social Media: College receives Simon Award.

NAFSA awarded the College the prestigious Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.