118th Commencement Keynote Speaker Will Be U.S. Rep. John Lewis
This year's 118th Commencement keynote speaker will be U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), a leader of the Civil Rights Movement who, as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), was one of the “Big Six” leaders to organize the 1963 March on Washington. Lewis will receive an honorary Doctor of Public Service. ...Read More
FPA Professor Leads Arts Integration Field
Her research and work at MCLA led Dr. Lisa Donovan to realize “there is not another place that has the cultural and arts assets like we do, and the openness in terms of what we could create. We should be a national model for regional collaboration in arts education in rural areas. We have everything we need. We just need to connect the dots.” ...Read More
MCLA, Local Community Give Back
Johnathan Chery ’17 was one of the many MCLA students who volunteered on Monday at the 24th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, which included projects on campus and at sites throughout region. “Giving back to the community is something that is essential. It helps to make this world a better place.” ...Read More
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.