MassGrant Plus funding is allocated according to the percentage of enrolled students eligible for federal Pell grants, and is available for full-time or part-time students who need assistance paying for tuition and fees.
Bob Davis is a senior editor who covers economic issues out of Washington D.C., and focuses on the trade and economic struggle between the United States and China. He is co-author of a book about the fight, "Superpower Showdown."
A complement to the statewide STEM Week initiative, Berkshire County STEM Week's theme is "See Yourself in STEM." Free and open to the public, the week will feature a series of unique virtual panels, workshops, speakers, tours and information about opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math in the Berkshires and beyond.
Prospective students and their families are welcome to register for open houses, Saturday tours, and virtual events that offer information and perspective about academics, student life, financial aid, scholarships, and more.
A remote viewing option is also available. Both options are free and open to the public. This lecture is also the closing event of MCLA's annual Day of Dialogue, a campus-wide day of workshops and discussions that focus on issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The MCLA Artist Laboratory Residency, now in its second year, will host Ross for the Fall 2021 semester and Donnett for the Spring 2022 semester. Each of these artists were selected based on their practice, their contribution to the art world, and the way in which their career reflects the diversity of thought, talent and triumph that exists among artists striving to contribute to, and consequently expand, what is considered the art history canon.
Mosher's work will be exhibited for the entire month, and an opening artist reception will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 1, during the city's First Fridays Artswalk, sponsored by the City of Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development.
his chamber music production showcases work conceived and performed by The Core Ensemble: Ju-Young Lee, Mikael Darmani, and Michael Parola, featuring actor Draclyn Blount. It celebrates African American poets: Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Claude McKay, as seen through the eyes of painter and muralist Aaron Douglas.
Vivek Shandas is a professor of climate adaptation and the founding director of the Sustaining Urban Places Research (SUPR) Lab at Portland State University. Professor Shandas specializes in developing strategies to reduce exposure of historically marginalized communities to climate-induced extreme events.
Paul M. Collins, Jr., professor of legal studies and political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will give a talk titled "Is This the Most Conservative Supreme Court in the Modern Era?"
MCLA has appeared on U.S. News' list of Top Public Colleges for nine of the past 11 years. The College has also appeared on its list of National Liberal Arts Colleges for Social Mobility since the organization adopted this ranking in 2019.
A total amount of $4,000 will be distributed through multiple awards for the Fall 2021 semester. Scholarships are limited to current and active MCLA students who are in good standing and first-generation students (excluding first-year students) who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in the arts or humanities.
The audit also showed MCLA was not properly overseeing procurement cards which are used for incidental purchases. A previous audit of MCLA from 2016 found similar issues related to inventory tracking and purchase policies.
The program, which provides full scholarships for high school students, lets participants select from ten college credit courses, from Public Health to Sociology and Culture, Ecology, History, Literature, and Music.
MCLA's Degree Completion Program is best suited for those who have an associate's degree or some college credits. Each program is conducted in a cohort-style learning format, in which students begin their course of study with a group of their peers and proceed through the program together.