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Newman Civic Fellow Dedicated to Mental Health Issues
Our newly named Newman Civic Fellow, Maggie Whited ’19, believes that nearly everyone faces a mental health challenge at some point in their life; but unfortunately, those challenges may be ignored. As an advocate for those with mental health issues, it’s a concern she’s dedicated to, especially when it comes to teens. ...Read More
Alternative Spring Break Happens in Haiti
For the first time, Spencer Moser, the director of MCLA’s Center for Service and Citizenship, took students on an Alternative Spring Break trip to Haiti. There, along with The Haiti Plunge of Adams, Mass., five MCLA students performed a number of service projects, which included building raised garden beds for a women’s cooperative in rural Haiti. ...Read More
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