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
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.
MCLA Welcomes New Students for First Days
The beginning of school is an exciting time for MCLA, and for our new students. First Days is a three-day social and educational program in which all new students can become better acquainted with the MCLA community. ...Read More
MCLA is 'Where I Needed to Be'
This alumna says MCLA Women’s Soccer was “one of the best things to ever happen to me.” With confidence from her teammates, she excelled academically, served an internship at Williamstown Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and presented undergraduate research. Next, she’s headed to the Westfield State University MSW Program. ...Read More
MCLA Alumnae Teach at Summer Program for Berkshire Museum
Three alumnae spent the summer teaching area youth about science through the Berkshire Museum’s GSK Science in the Summer™ program. Elementary school students worked together to construct experiments and see how their creations reacted, explained Courtney Keefe ’16. “We built electroscopes, string instruments, circuits and race cars!”...Read More