Transfer Focus: Chloe Crabb ’20
Name: Chloe Crabb
Previous colleges: University of Massachusetts Boston, Holyoke Community College
Hometown: Easthampton, Massachusetts
Pronouns: she/her/hers or they/them/theirs
Why Mount Holyoke: A focus on liberal arts where I can explore multiple interests. A space that focuses the experiences of women and gender non-conforming people.
Favorite places so far: My favorite places on campus so far has to be the greenhouse and the library. The area with the Chihuly sculpture is gorgeous and the glass ceiling is a great place to watch rain storms. I grew up in the area and my favorite places to visit are Mt. Tom’s Homemade Ice Cream (where I work) and the locally owned theaters Amherst Cinema and South Hadley’s Tower Theaters, right across from campus.
Career aspirations: Working with women and children and traveling throughout Central America and the Caribbean.
Proudest moments: Graduating from Holyoke Community College after a difficult first year of school.
My family: My parents Patti and Jim, my brother Quincy, my cats Mira and Gizmo, and my dog Phoebe
Heroes: Assata Shakur, Jane Goodall, Chance the Rapper
Favorite books: “The Phantom Tollbooth” by Norton Juster, “This is How You Lose Her” by Junot Díaz
Favorite movies: “Sorry to Bother You,” “Get Out,” “Bend It Like Beckham”
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