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First year studentsFirst Year Experience Program Immerses Freshmen in Academic, Social Life
Through FYE, new students receive direct support from peer advisors – experienced MCLA students who not only mentor and attend a class them – they also socialize together. “I cannot think of a better way to start off your first year at college,” said Sarah Pudney ’18, who now serves as a peer advisor. ...Read More

Samantha BedellClark Art Institute Provides Student with World-Class Opportunities 
As an arts management major, Samantha Bedell ’17 served an internship at the renowned Clark Art Institute; home to works such as those by artists Monet, Gauguin, and Degas. “The amount of care and dedication that MCLA’s arts management professors put into their students is unparalleled. … I took classes that weren't offered anywhere else.” ... Read More

Edith ShelburneA Major of Her Own
Because she double majors in psychology and interdisciplinary studies, Edith Sherburne ’18 takes classes “in just about anything,” as she designs an education tailored to her specific needs and career desires. “Being able to take classes that interest me but don’t directly relate to my majors is the reason that I thrive here.” ...Read More

Play video from Passing StrangeA Season in Four Plays: MCLA Performing Arts
Starting with the Tony Award-winning "Passing Strange," MCLA's Performing Arts Department will produce four plays for the 2017-18 season. Next up is "Tartuffe," a biting satire aimed at religious hypocrisy, which opens Friday, Dec. 1. ...Read More


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