Sonia Nieto, professor emerita of education, was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters by Mount Holyoke College at its 2018 Commencement on May 20.
Nieto’s advice to graduates was to “become mentors. Push, believe, provoke, support and challenge your peers to do better, to be the best.”
“I wish you a consequential life and the courage to carry it forward,” she told them.
Nieto noted that she was the second Puerto Rican woman to receive an honorary...