U.S. Dept. of Education Awards $2.2 Million to MCLA North Adams, Mass.
MCLA has been awarded a $2.177 million Title III “Strengthening Institutions Program” grant from the United States Department of Education to increase retention and graduation rates of students from low-income families and students of color over the next five years.
It’s All Here: First Year Experience
New students will jump into the MCLA experience with a variety of activities that not only will immerse them in college, but help them discover what life and learning at MCLA is all about. Activities include the 22nd hike up Mt. Greylock, which illustrates the heights they can reach. ...Read More
Senior Previews Her ‘Dream’ Career at Tanglewood
Rebecca Patterson ’17 spent her summer serving an internship at Tanglewood. Back on campus, she’s writing her honors thesis on “Youth Engagement in Symphony Orchestras.” She said, “I love this organization, and I'm going to apply for every job they have available when I graduate.” ...Read More
Freshman Aims for Medical Career in Africa
Issa Jalloh ’20 grew up in Sierra Leone, Africa, before moving to the U.S. as a teen. Now he’s pursuing his biology degree with the ultimate intent of returning to his homeland to practice medicine. In the meantime, he’s enjoying life at MCLA, and playing soccer for the Trailblazers. ...Read More
J.K. Rowling Selects Local Setting for New Story
First there was Nathaniel Hawthorne, then Herman Melville, and later, Edith Wharton. Now, J.K. Rowling has claimed her own connection to the Berkshires, placing her newest story in a location steeped in MCLA tradition, and with a sweeping view of our campus. What better place for Ilvermorny than Mount Greylock? ...Read More