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2019 US News & World Report - national top ten public liberal arts college

MCLA Ranked Among "Top Public Schools" in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 National Rankings

U.S. News and World Report has named MCLA one of the Top Public Schools in the U.S. alongside some of the nation’s most prestigious and innovative public colleges.
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MCLA Tops List of Best Equity Campuses Across the U.S.

A new report from USC’s Race and Equity Center has identified MCLA as one of the top public institutions nationally for serving black students well. According to Dr. Christopher MacDonald-Dennis, chief diversity officer, this recognition is a call to action and further impetus for infusing diversity, equity, and inclusion into everything we do. ... Read More

Jaret Gonzales

Senior Serves NYC Community in Summer Internship 

Over the summer, Jaret Gonzalez ’19 of the Bronx, N.Y., served an internship as a co-educator for Manice Education Center in nearby Florida, Mass. Created for New York City youth, “The best thing about this organization is the exposure to nature and support provided to children who are often overlooked or not yet empowered.” ... Read More

Madelyn Gardner

Alumna Finds Dream Job in NYC

Madelyn Gardner ’13 recently left her beloved Berkshires and the theatre organization where she got her start for a new position in New York City – as the public relations and external communications manager for Jazz at Lincoln Center, founded by trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, the artistic director and leader of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. ... Read More


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