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Volunteers Needed for 23rd Annual MLK Day of Service

The program will include the presentation of this year's MLK Peacemaker Award to PopCares Inc., in recognition of the difference the nonprofit organization makes in the lives of more than 310 local families who are battling cancer.

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MCLA Welcomes New VP of Administration and Finance

Behan comes to campus with more than 20 years of executive-level administration, as well as finance, information technology and operational expertise at a variety of organizations in both the private sector and state government

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MCLA Trustees Select James Birge as 12th President

"I know no matter which candidate advances tonight, we will stand behind him as a board and a campus."

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MCLA Students Identify Qualities in College Presidential Candidates

"I think the biggest thing is the ability to compare each candidate." — Alexandra Kadell

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MCLA Offers New Option for Transfer Students From New York State

The New York Transfer Program provides guaranteed admission, as well as a reduced cost of attendance for students looking to enroll at MCLA.

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MCLA Narrows Presidential Search Field to Two Candidates

The trustees will next meet on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m. in Murdock Hall room 218 to further discuss these candidates and to vote on whom to recommend to the Board of Higher Education as the next president of MCLA.

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MCLA Recognizes Adams Scholarship Awardees

"The beauty of a liberal arts education is that we're going to teach you a little bit of everything." — James Clemmer

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MCLA Activist Group Thanks Subway for Shifting to Antibiotic-Free Meat

"It's pretty awesome to know the actions we take can make for physical and tangible results towards positive change." — Christian Kennedy

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MCLA Welcomes Six New Assistant Professors

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has welcomed six new, full-time assistant professors to five departments on campus.

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MCLA Wind Ensemble Accepting Community Members

All local residents, from high school age and up, are welcome to join.

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MCLA Officials, Guests Open Renovated Bowman Hall

"I was frankly giddy when I walked into this building, I am so excited to be in this space." — Melanie Mowinski

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MCLA Welcomes 18 New Staff to Campus

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is the commonwealth's public liberal arts college and a campus of the Massachusetts state university system

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MCLA Opens 'Year of Transition' With New Faces, New Leader Search

"The board makes the final decision on who becomes the president of MCLA and we promise to make the best choice possible." — Susan Gold

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MCLA Holds School Supply Drive to Benefit Local Students

Items needed include pencils and erasers, mechanical pencils, notebooks and journals, folders and binders, notebook paper, rulers, calculators, markers and crayons.

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MCLA's Bowman Hall To Open In September

"When you have a remodel you aren't moving the exterior walls and the ceilings so what can you do to make it look dramatically different?" — James Stakenas

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New Physics Professor Joins MCLA

Ward, who comes to the College from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., where she was a teaching and research assistant, said she chose MCLA because she felt the campus is a place where she can focus on teaching and use research as an educational tool.

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MCLA Changes Leaders; Brown's Name in Presidential Pool

"This leadership transition will maintain the integrity of the search process and allow Dr. Brown to compete for the position." — Tyler Faribank

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MCLA Welcomes New Vice President of Student Affairs

“I enjoy getting to know the students, and I wanted a position that allowed me to be part of a senior leadership team to advance the mission of an institution that also was small enough to allow me to have an impact on individual students." — Cather

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MCLA Sets 'Aggressive' Schedule for 2nd Presidential Search

"It's an aggressive plan, it's an aggressive schedule." — Trustee Chairman Tyler H. Fairbank

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Board of Education Reapproves MCLA's Honor Program

In addition to attending honors classes, Council members met with students, administrators, faculty and MCLA Honors Program co-directors Matthew Silliman and Susan Edgerton before passing along their recommendation for approval to the Commonwealth Honors

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MCLA Graduates Charged to Challenge the World

"May your chrysalis always produce a butterfly, and if it doesn't, may something equally fascinating emerge." — Danielle Gismondi

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BCRC Hires Former Program Coordinator as Director

As the director of BCRC, Crowell is responsible for the organization and implementation of creative programming to enhance and promote MCLA as the regional provider of art and arts education for the cultural and creative community, both locally and global

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MCLA to Recognize Outstanding Berkshire County Educators

The award, given by MCLA in collaboration with Berkshire County K-12 superintendents, was created to honor the region’s exceptional teachers.

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English Major Named Newman Civic Fellow at MCLA

As one of this year’s Newman Civic Fellows, Adwetewa-Badu, an English major at MCLA, joins 200 other student leaders who represent Campus Compact member colleges and universities from 36 states and Washington, D.C.

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MCLA Presidential Pick Staying in Wisconsin

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts announced on Tuesday that Greg Summers has bowed out because of personal issues.

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