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(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.
Rep. Pelosi with MHC Semester in DC students
The five students in the pilot MHC Semester in D.C. program began the term by meeting with Rep. Nita Lowey ’59 and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
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.
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.
This is an aerial view of the Mount Holyoke campus, gothic style buildings against greenery, with a lake in the foreground.
A year after Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, Mount Holyoke continues to offer scholarships to those affected.
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.
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.