Campus Updates

Visit the Campus Updates page for information on Mount Holyoke’s response to the global pandemic. The Opening the Gates website contains the plan for the spring semester.

Mount Holyoke College
Weissman Center for Leadership

News

(From left) Congresswoman Nita Lowey ’59; President Sonya Stephens; Weissman Center for Leadership founder, Harriet Weissman ’58, whose vision and support inspired the creation of the center; and Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz celebrate the Weissman Center’s 20t
To mark the 20th anniversary of the Weissman Center for Leadership, the mayor of San Juan spoke at Mount Holyoke about the power of leaders to change.
Harriet Weissman ’58 and Paul Weissman in Chapin Auditorium during the celebrations of the Weissman Center for Leadership’s 20th anniversary.
Paul Weissman, benefactor of Mount Holyoke College, died on September 30, 2020, at the age of 89.
This is a collage of photos of the six students who participated in the the MHC Semester in DC program this year.
Mount Holyoke’s first remote Semester in D.C. program also has the first Frances Perkins Scholar, first Posse Scholar and first 21st-Century Scholar.
Students in San Juan, Puerto Rico, releasing turtles
The pilot year of a STEM camp for girls, a joint offering from Mount Holyoke College and the city of San Juan, brings education and renewed hope.
Mount Holyoke is known across the country as a leader in global education because of Eva Paus, director of the McCulloch Center.
The McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives has changed the Mount Holyoke world — and Mount Holyoke has changed global education.
Mount Holyoke’s newest students prepare to serve lunch at the Bag the Community food-pantry event.
6,500 bags. An 18-wheeler and several vans filled with donated food. Spring admits begin their Mount Holyoke career with community service.
A group of young mothers gather inside the community center in Managua, Nicaragua
Davis Projects for Peace winner Rosalyn Leban ’18 had plans to serve a community in Nicaragua. Civil unrest changed her project but not her commitment.
Edith Amoafoa-Smart speaks on the notion of insiders versus outsiders and land ownership in the surge of violence against African immigrants within South Africa.
Senior Symposium is a cherished rite of passage — and a moment to strut — for Mount Holyoke students engaged in independent study.