Faculty legislation stipulates that “an instructor may report
a student’s work as incomplete only if the student has been
given an excuse by the director of the Health Center or the dean
of the College because of an emergency.” This means that instructors
may not accept exams or papers due in lieu of exams, after noon,
Thursday, May 12, unless authorized by the director of the Health
Center for medical reasons, or one of the academic deans in the Dean
of the College’s Office for unforeseen emergencies. All other
course work must be turned in by the last day of classes.
At least $1,875 will be awarded to assist aspiring poets and/or
historians after graduation. Applicants must be graduating seniors.
no GPA or citizenship restrictions. The work need not be completed
for a course, independent study, or major. Peter Viereck, professor
emeritus of history and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry,
has endowed this annual prize for “a young woman who follows
her private star in poetic style or historical interpretation.”
materials are due Monday, May 9, by 5 pm in the Career Development
Center (CDC). Applicants should submit a sample of
work in poetry and/or history. The sample should be large enough
represent the applicant’s work. Also required is a short
(one- to three-page) personal statement, addressing the work,
for continued work in the field, plans after graduation, and
any other information that is relevant to the applicant’s
work and future plans. There is no application form. Optional
or two recommendations from faculty or other mentors who know
the applicant’s work well.
judging committee is made up of members of the English and history
Viereck does not sit on
prizewinner will be announced shortly before commencement.
For more information, contact Katya King at the CDC at x2080.
Summer Office Hours
Monday, May 23, through Friday, August 26, summer hours will
be in effect for Mount Holyoke College
office hours will be 8:30 am–4 pm, Monday–Friday.
All offices must be fully staffed during these hours.
Full-time employees will
continue to work 7.5 hours per day; therefore, individuals
may choose to start work at 7:30 am, 8 am, or 8:30 am
and work through
4:30 pm, or 5 pm depending on whether they choose a 30-
or 60-minute lunch break. Flexibility in scheduling is
encouraged in order to
meet individual employee preferences and the needs of
Open Enrollment and Benefits Fair
The Annual Benefits Open Enrollment is May 1–May 31. Information
will be sent to everyone by early May in order to review
the changes for July 1, 2005. Information will be available on
the Human Resources
Web page after May 1. Stop in the Human Resources Department
to make any changes in your benefit plans. The Annual Benefits
be held Thursday, May 12, from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm at
Willits-Hallowell Center. Come and speak directly with our vendors.