Birge Named MCLA's 12th President
The Board of Trustees has unanimously voted to recommend Dr. James F. “Jaimie” Birge as the 12th President of MCLA. Dr. Birge is scheduled to begin his tenure at MCLA in March 2016.
IT Dean to Retire after Three Decades on Campus
Continual learning has been the theme of Peter Allmaker’s career, as he kept up with the fast pace of ever-changing technology. “Over the 30 years, I’ve had the opportunity to see tremendous changes in the campus, especially over the past six to 10 years. We’ve refurbished buildings, built new buildings, and are using the techniques and software that would rival any large institution’s catalog of offerings.” ...Read More
New 4+1 Program: An Accelerated Path for Education Majors
Beginning this fall, students who enroll at MCLA as education majors may embark on a unique 4+1 program through which they can earn not only their bachelor’s degree and teaching license, but also their master’s degree – all in just five years. “With a seamless transition to graduate work, students will make the most of their time and money as they stay a step ahead of their peers.” ...Read More
New App Guards Students’ Safety
With the press of a single button, students, faculty and staff instantly may contact Public Safety via the Guardian App, a new Smart Phone application intended to help keep our campus community safe in the event of an emergency.
New Writing Studio Opens
Located on the first floor of Murdock Hall in room 120, MCLA's new Writing Studio is a place where all writers from across the campus community may meet to collaborate and create, said co-director Dr. Amber Engelson. “We want it to be a vibrant, generative space, filled with conversations about writing in its many forms.” ...Read More