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|MCLA Shows Galleries to Higher Ed Committee Chairman
"Since the start of DownStreet Art, and Gallery 51 and Press Gallery, we're now at 85 percent occupancy for downtown." — Jonathan Secor
MCLA Graduates Handed Keys to Open Future Doors
"Education can be a powerfully transformative experience if you let it be." — Diane Patrick
Berkshire County College Students Among '29 Who Shine'
"Each one of these students has a remarkable story to tell." said Gov. Deval Patrick
300 Volunteers Contribute to North Adams' Community Service Day
"This is such a great tradition, and is successful every year because of you all." — Spencer Moser 1 Comment
MCLA Campus Evacuated for Bomb Scare; Cleared After 2 Hours
Students were told to evacuate the campus immediately and proceed to the North Adams Armory on Ashland Street.
Lee, Pittsfield Sixth-Graders Visit MCLA
About 260 students from Pittsfield's Heberg Middle School and Lee Middle School experienced college life at MCLA.
Congressman Neal Tours MCLA Science Center
"The argument is you can't do big science and support domestic spending. Yes, you can ... America always needs a big science project." — U.S. Rep. Richard Neal
MCLA's Richardello Elected to Regional College Board
Denise Richardello has been elected to the New England Regional Council of the College Board. 1 Comment
Local Third-Graders Experience College at MCLA
"It's a blast. I love watching the third graders become amazed... It gives them perspective on what to do after high school." — Jeremy Smith
MCLA Salutes County's Adams Scholars
"Just take the opportunities as they come to you." — Joshua Mclean
MCLA Alumni Association Presented Awards For 2012
This year's award recipients are Stephen Valley, class of 1988; Donna Denelli-Hess, 1975; Sally Webster Douglas, 1974; and Rachel Dayton Churchill, 2006.
Hoosac Hall Renovations Capped Off With Ribbon Cutting
"It's a great building, always been a great building, and this project knocked it out of the park." — Dianne Manning
MCLA Police On Pace To Begin Carrying Firearms By January
"We're taking a slow, deliberate, professional approach." — Joseph Charon 4 Comments
MCLA Celebrates Science Center 'Topping Off'
"Remember this moment because this is a rare opportunity." — Jeremy Oberc
MCLA Stresses Education Mission at Opening Breakfast
"I can't imagine the gift I've been given in doing this work for 10 years." — President Mary Grant
Summer Events, Programs Keep Campuses Humming
"... It feels far enough away that those people who come in from eastern Mass feel like they're getting away." — Mary Kate Shea
Former Pittsfield Superintendent Named MCLA Dean
"I feel privileged to work for an organization with such a strong reputation, and I greatly look forward to rolling up my sleeves and diving into the work in the coming months." — Jake Eberwein
MCLA President Appointed To New Educator Prep Group
"The quality of teaching is the most important variable in our public education system." 1 Comment
MCLA, BCC Merge Business Programs In Pittsfield
"It's really a win, win for a lot of the students and the county in general." — Charles Kaminski
Three Students Receive 'Lift Ev'ry Voice' Scholarship
"I want to be able to encourage those students that donít always get the attention that may give them the courage to go after their own dreams." — Pearl Fryar
MCLA Confers 380 Diplomas, Certificates On 2012 Class
"There is a Rosa Parks in all of us that we need to bring to life." Robert Rabil, keynote speaker
Two Berkshire College Students Honored By Governor
"Amanda and Karla's story reminds us all of the power of education to transform lives." — Gov. Deval Patrick
Rock The Block Attracts Over 2,000 To Main Street
The event, put together entirely by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' Performing Arts Management class, featured a plethora of performances and activities on the half-closed street. 1 Comment
MCLA Recognizes Three Berkshire County Educators
The award, given by MCLA in collaboration with Berkshire County K-12 superintendents, was created last year to honor the region's exceptional teachers.
UMass-Dartmouth Picks Florida Veep; Grant Withdraws
Mary K. Grant won't be moving on to Dartmouth.
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