College News and Fun Facts: Mount Holyoke College

A partial list of accomplishments by Mount Holyoke alumnae and teacher scientists:

  1. First person to collect weather data in the U.S.
  2. First woman specialist in aerospace medicine.

Pangy Day. In 1979, Pangynaskeia (now commonly called “Pangy Day”) debuted as a Mount Holyoke College tradition celebrating the “total world of women.”

  • Color: Light Blue and White
  • Mascot: Paws
  • Admit Rate: 52.1% (Class of 2022). Read more