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– Dean of Faculty Hugh Silbaugh

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Whitney C. Robbins Exhibition Opens in RAC Gallery

 Sept. 6, 2016 — The Gallery at the Rhodes Arts Center (RAC) opens its 2016–17 exhibition season with new work by Greenfield, Mass., artist Whitney C. Robbins. The exhibition, titled “akin,” runs from Sept. 16 to Oct. 15.An opening reception is set for Friday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 pm in the gallery.Robbins is a visual artist and former middle-school art teacher who works in a range of media,...More

“Signing the Book”

 Aug. 30, 2016 — At NMH, everyone calls it simply “the book.”  Every fall since 1897, Mount Hermon and Northfield Mount Hermon students have inscribed signatures next to their names in an oversize hardcover journal, pledging that they will uphold Northfield Mount Hermon’s community standards. This year’s new NMH students will sign the book in special matriculation ceremonies on Sept. 2 and 4. (...More

The Ultimate Championship

 Aug. 16, 2016 — Tessa Gobbo ’09, who first set foot in a rowing shell at Northfield Mount Hermon, has won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympics as a member of the powerhouse U.S. women’s eight boat.Gobbo and her teammates pulled ahead to beat Great Britain and Romania on the 2,000-meter Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas racecourse, earning the USA’s third consecutive Olympic gold medal in this event and...More

NMH Honored for Oliver Scholars Partnership

 Aug. 16, 2016 — Northfield Mount Hermon has been named “Partner School of the Year” by the Oliver Scholars program, which identifies academically talented African American and Latino students and connects them with top independent high schools. Max McClendon, an Oliver scholar who graduated from NMH this May, presented the award on behalf of Oliver Scholars to NMH Admission Counselor Stephanie...More

NCF Shares Plans for Moody Center

 Aug. 7, 2016 — Assuming funding for the project can be raised, the old Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) campus may one day be home to a center dedicated to honoring the legacy of American evangelist and NMH founder, Dwight L. Moody. Plans for “The Moody Center” are being developed by the National Christian Foundation (NCF), the organization that owns most of the land that made up the old NMH campus...More