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MCLA Athletic Training Major Wins EATA Scholarship
Doughty won the scholarship – which consisted of $3,000 to cover education costs and a plaque – over students that applied from programs in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, Delaware, New York, New Jersey and Pennsyl

MCLA Search Committee Closing in on Presidential Candidates
"The college community will have the opportunity in the near future to meet the finalists that emerge as the result of these interviews." — Denise Marshall

Volunteers Welcome at MLK Day of Service
The public can participate by providing service to the community at more than 10 sites.

'Greylock Teach Fellows' Program Aims to Boost Local Teaching Pool
Administered through MCLA, "Greylock Teach Fellows" will offer as many as 20 to 30 high school students interested in teaching career at the K-12 level a variety of educational experiences over a three-year period.

MCLA Named A Best Value For Public Colleges
Kiplinger’s assesses quality according to measurable standards, including the admission rate, the percentage of students who return for sophomore year, the student-faculty ratio and the four-year graduation rate. Cost criteria include sticker prices, fina

MCLA Receives Grant to Increases Arts Education
MCLA, along with the Massachusetts Cultural Council, the Vermont Arts Council and the Berkshire Readiness Center, will add to the emerging body of literature on rural arts education initiatives by examining and compiling best practices in rural areas of t

MCLA Honors Local High School Seniors Achievement
"You are all part of the 330 reasons this year that we have to be hopeful." — Sen. Benjamin B. Downing

MCLA Receives Additional 'Improving Teacher Quality' Grant
The addition of nearly $41,000 allows for the newly renovated Clark Art Institute to join Berkshire Museum and Mass MoCA in this program.

MCLA Gallery 51 Presents Annual Affordable Art Show
Previously known as the “99 Cent! Show,” this year’s holiday art exhibit will feature affordable artwork created by professional – and mostly local – artists.

Community Bids Farewell to MCLA's Grant & Canavan
"I will do everything I can to support this college as tribute to President Grant." — Commissioner Richard Freeland

Suspect Charged in MCLA Bomb Threat
Jarrett Ferriter, whose address was given as the college's Berkshire Towers dormitory on Church Street, was arraigned on Tuesday morning.

NYT Columnist Nicholas Kristof to Speak at MCLA
The lecture, "Reporting the Truths of the World," is free and open to the public

Longtime MCLA Staffer Degen Retiring
“Who gets to have the great opportunities that I’ve had? It’s magic.” — Charlotte Degen

MCLA, Williams to Partner with North Adams Schools on Science
The four-year project, which runs from Sept. 1 through Aug. 18, 2018.

MCLA Presents 'Broadway's Next H!t Musical'
“Students and neighbors alike had tears rolling down their eyes from laughing so hard.” — Jonathan Secor

Welcomes & Farewells Mark MCLA 2014 Convocation
"Thirteen years ago was the start of my journey at MCLA, and I am pleased to tell you this journey has been amazing and enriching." — Mary Grant

MCLA May Be Resource for North Adams Housing Authority
"I think the relationship between some of the tenants who are younger college age could be wonderful." — Jennifer Hohn

MCLA's Grant Reflects on Challenges, Opportunities
"I will miss this place terribly, but it will always be part of me, and that's very comforting, very comforting." — Mary Grant

Community: Mary Grant Will Be Missed
“We are happy for her she is moving on to bigger and better things, and we are very proud of her for doing that, but it’s a bummer.” — Curt King

Mary Grant Leaving MCLA for North Carolina Post
"We will deeply miss her, but wish her our very best." — Tyler Fairbank

MCLA Graduates Remember Loss, Look to Future
"You've received a precious gift, those of you who are graduating here today." — Charles F. Desmond

Rock the Block 2.0 Coming to North Adams
"We hope to have a very large crowd. We're working really hard to make that happen." — Hannah Sterrs

Berkshire County Educator Recognition Award
"You are the best of the best, and you join tremendous people that have preceded you in earlier years." — David Hastings

MCLA Wellness Center Will Become 'Urgent Care' Center
"This is just really a happy time for the city of North Adams because we've had a difficult few weeks." — Mayor Richard Alcombright

MCLA Christens New Veterans Resource Center
"We now have a space to get together, to be together." — Brian Nelson

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