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.
It’s All Here: First Year Experience
New students will jump into the MCLA experience with a variety of activities that not only will immerse them in college, but help them discover what life and learning at MCLA is all about. Activities include the 22nd hike up Mt. Greylock, which illustrates the heights they can reach. ...Read More
Shanghai Students Attend MCLA
Tianlu Chen, a student at China’s Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, decided to study at MCLA after seeing our website’s home page: “There’s tons of useful information, and you certainly feel the welcoming atmosphere and passion.” Now on campus for the fall semester, “The professors and my classmates here are amazing.” ...Read More
Students Throng to Workshop Series on Election Strategies
A standing-room-only crowd of students recently gathered at the first of two “Punch Bowl” workshops held in Murdock Hall, which focus how to decipher the rhetorical techniques and strategies used by Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during this presidential election. ...Read More
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