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Katherine C. (KC) Haydon

A focus on community from a distance

Mount Holyoke’s KC Haydon flipped her classroom to make discussion and building  community among her students the focus of her course.

Kate Ballantine

Pushing the edge of knowledge

Mount Holyoke associate professor Kate Ballantine shipped lab kits worldwide to give her students hands-on experience creating new scientific knowledge.

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Alums go the distance with remote internships

When COVID-19 scuttled her plans, Hannah Pozzebon ’20 interned for Mount Holyoke alum Tatum Albertine ’14 at the American Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar.

This is a detail of a vaccine informational poster by Caitlin Lewis '21.

A class ripped from the headlines

A new class teaches Mount Holyoke students about vaccine development, assessment and implementation — and how to be scientists in the world.

Barbie Diewald and accompanist Peter Jones work together to bring dance to remote students.

All the angles

Dance instructor Barbie Diewald used an iPad, laptops, a ladder and many props to bring the dance studio to her Mount Holyoke students —  remotely.

Lori Hendricks

Athletics gets it done

Teaching leadership and fitness to student-athletes and all students is a core part of Lori Hendricks’ goals, says the athletics director at Mount Holyoke.

This is a stylized drawing of a young girl standing on a bench in front of a height chart. She is smiling and reaching up, holding a pitcher of milk in one hand. Next to her is a bicycle and a spider is swinging from it web.

A global internship — from home

Mount Holyoke senior Mirei Golding-Powers tackled a multilingual internship across the world — from her home in California.

Hanna Schoenbaum ’21, English and film double major, did an internship at Lambda Literary, focusing specifically on its website and social media platforms.

LEAP 2020!

Students reflecting on their internships through the annual LEAP 2020 presentations demonstrated the depth and breadth of the liberal arts.

Mount Holyoke College faculty were ranked No. 1 in “Professors Get High Marks” by The Princeton Review

Princeton Review: Mount Holyoke faculty #1

Mount Holyoke College faculty were ranked No. 1 in “Professors Get High Marks” by The Princeton Review 

This is a Zoom meeting of dance students smiling and talking.

Going the distance for dance

Faced with adapting a dance classroom to online learning, Shakia Johnson created Black Beauty Dance, a remote program for all.

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