Gloria Steinem brings an eye-opening testimonial to MCLA
The MCLA Church Street Center was filled on Tuesday, March 4, when writer, lecturer, editor, and feminist activist Gloria Steinem took the stage for the MCLA Public Policy Lecture Series. She drew a large crowd from the MCLA community and beyond! Read more about the lecture from the Berkshire Eagle.
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MCLA Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members MCLA recently welcomed six new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame. This event was attended by 144 guests and also included the inaugural Athletic Director leadership award. Read more
Congressman Richard Neal visits MCLA
Congressman Richard Neal recently visited MCLA and met with students and faculty, who shared their recent travel experience through programs provided by the College. The Congressman also toured the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation.
Students attend NYC performing arts conference
Nine MCLA arts management and performing arts students recently returned from New York City, where they spent six full days attending professional development seminars, artists showcases, and dozens of performances as part of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference. Read more
MCLA hosts the Second Annual North County Eighth Grade Career Fair
MCLA hosted approximately 400 eighth grade students from six Northern Berkshire County schools for the second annual North County Eighth Grade Career Fair. They were welcomed by State Rep. Gailanne Cariddi, D-North Adams and MCLA staff. The students attended workshops to learn about different types of careers and how to pursue them. This fair was sponsored by MCLA and the Berkshire Compact for Education.
MCLA Students join MASS MoCA to envision teen space
A project to originate creative space for the region's teens is taking MCLA's arts management students beyond theory as they experience the process first hand. Read more
Adams Scholarship Recipients Honored at MCLA
More than 40 Berkshire County high school seniors were honored and presented with the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship in the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation. Click here to read more.
MCLA Students Visit State House for Thank You Day
A contingent from MCLA and other students across Massachusetts traveled to the State House in Boston for Thank You Day in November. The purpose of the daylong event was for students to thank legislators for their efforts toward making public higher education more affordable and accessible for all. Here is a clip featuring televised interviews with MCLA students.
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo visits MCLA campus
House Speaker Robert DeLeo recently visited MCLA and met with students and faculty, who shared their perspectives on public higher education. At another meeting with local community leaders, he was joined by State Rep. Gail Cariddi, D-North Adams. Speaker DeLeo also toured the new Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation.
MCLA helps to develop new leadership assessment
Howard "Jake" Eberwein, Ed.D., MCLA's dean of graduate and continuing education, is working on a new leadership assessment being developed by the Massachusetts Department of Education. Read more
For the third consecutive year, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts was named as a Top Ten Public Liberal Arts College in a list of 2014 rankings by U.S. News and World Report. Read more
Freel Library adds JSTOR, making research easier
The campus community now has a great new resource to support research and teaching with the addition of JSTOR, an online collection of core, scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, as well as in general science and the social sciences. Read more