About this Event
About the Conference
Co-hosted by the Alumnae Association, the Office of Development and the Office of Admission, this conference is a valuable opportunity for alum volunteers to come together to gain the education and information necessary to succeed in their roles. Volunteers will also gain timely insight into the current environment on campus from senior leadership, faculty, staff and students.
This conference will take place virtually. All alum volunteers are invited to attend.
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Noon–5 p.m. EDT
To submit questions in advance to any of our speakers, please complete this form.
Noon: OPENING ADDRESS
Alumnae Association President Ellen Hyde Pace ’81 welcomes conference attendees and provides an introduction of new Executive Director Trisha Tanner ’00.
12:25 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION WITH COLLEGE LEADERSHIP
Hear from Interim President Beverly Daniel Tatum and college leadership on the state of the College.
1:50 p.m. STUDENT PANEL
Learn about how students are building community on campus. Hear from current Mount Holyoke students about their academic and co-curricular pursuits. Panel moderated by Rachel Alldis, Assistant Vice President of Student Engagement & Executive Director of Residential Life
2:50 p.m. DIVERSITY EQUITY AND INCLUSION DISCUSSION
Vice President for Equity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer Kijua Sanders-McMurtry will provide anti-bias training.
4 p.m. BREAKOUTS - CHOOSE YOUR BREAKOUT:
COMMUNITY COMMITMENT TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Speaker: Olivia Aguilar, Leslie and Sarah Miller Director of the Miller Worley Center for the Environment
Mount Holyoke has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2037 and has implemented a number of sustainability initiatives at the structural level, including the Community Commitment to Climate Justice (CC2CJ). Hear how the Miller Worley Center for the Environment offers a way for everyone on campus, from students and administrators to staff and faculty, to get involved in the fight against climate disruption in ways that are ongoing and transformative for our community and beyond.
MOUNT HOLYOKE ART MUSEUM: LIVE PRESENTATION OF THE SKINNER EXHIBIT
Aaron Miller, associate curator of visual and material culture and NAGPRA coordinator
A live exploration of the exhibits at the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, including the newest exhibit “VANESSA GERMAN—THE RAREST BLACK WOMAN ON THE PLANET EARTH.”
MEET THE NEW DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS
Speaker: Jodi Canfield, director of athletics and chair of physical education
An opportunity to meet Jodi Canfield, the new director of athletics and chair of physical education. Hear about all of the exciting plans for athletics at Mount Holyoke.
MEET THE NEW PROVOST AND DEAN OF FACULTY
Speaker: Dr. Lisa Sullivan, provost and dean of faculty
An opportunity to meet Dr. Lisa Sullivan, the new provost and dean of faculty. Talk with Dr. Sullivan about Mount Holyoke's faculty and academic program.
4:50 p.m. Closing Remarks
The Alumnae Association
The Office of Development
The Office of Admission
Alumnae Association Volunteers: Janet Glick, associate director of on-campus programs, firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-538-2652
The Mount Holyoke Fund Volunteers: Audrey Markarian ’07, associate director for volunteer and class management, email@example.com or 413-538-2761
Registration: Luisa Tavares, logistics coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org or 413-538-2201
This event will be recorded. This event is being conducted over Zoom. As the host, Mount Holyoke College reserves the right to record this session and the event sponsors will give prior notification to event participants of any intention to do so. The recording feature for others is disabled so that no one else will be able to record this session through Zoom. At all times, no recording by any other means is permitted without prior written permission from the event sponsor or as an approved accommodation.
This event will include an oral and visual presentation about alum volunteering. For inquiries about accessibility of this event or to request any accommodations, please email email@example.com or call 413-538-2300. Please make accommodation requests no later than Tuesday, September 6, 2022 to allow for implementation time; however, in all situations, a good faith effort will be made to provide accommodations up until the time of the event.
This event is scheduled at 12 p.m. EST on September 10. To view in your time zone, you may wish to visit Timeanddate.com for a time zone converter: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html