A Liberal Arts Education for the 21st Century
Read President James F. Birge's op-ed in The Berkshire Eagle about the value of a liberal arts education.
Congratulations Class of 2016!
We were proud to celebrate the Class of 2016 at our 117th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 14.
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
Senior Looks Forward to Career as a Historian, Educator
With the goal of being a positive influence on others and as his graduation grows closer, Jason Adams ’17 of Carmel, N.Y., eagerly anticipates embarking on a career as a high school history teacher. At MCLA, “I will be better prepared as a historian and an educator than I could have been anywhere else.” ...Read More
DSA Pairs Students with Creatives in Business Incubator Program
Samwise Fox '17 and local artist Christina King are participating in a new DownStreet Art (DSA) program this summer. The “Creative Business Incubator Program” pairs local artists and creative workers, and their pop-up galleries, with student interns from MCLA. According to Fox, the program can change lives. ...Read More