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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.
MCLA Presidential Pick Staying in Wisconsin
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts announced on Tuesday that Greg Summers has bowed out because of personal issues.
High School Students Compete at Region I Science Fair
"It was pretty fun for the most part, but it was a lot of work and very labor intensive." — Joshua Coleman
MCLA Launches After-School STEM Program for Brayton
"We're replicating in great part the model that's been used in the Capitol Region, but we'll be supporting students in North Adams." — Jake Eberwein
MCLA Selects U. Wisconsin Provost as 12th President
"I personally, from the day I met him, I thought Dr. Summers was terrific." — Trustee Jondavid Chesloff
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