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ALANA - Build Your Network, Learn to Lead

MCLA provides many options to ensure your success:

  • Meet with the ALANA Coordinator, Thomas Alexander, who can connect you with upper class students, faculty, staff, and many opportunities in the community and abroad.
  • Assume leadership roles in the Student Government Association and campus life. Become an Orientation Leader, Resident Advisor or Advisory Board member, or Peer Advisor.
  • Engage in community service and outreach opportunities with community based agencies through the Multicultural Center.
  • Help with multicultural overnights and open houses for prospective students.
  • Attend Black History, Hispanic, Asian, and Cape Verdian heritage events

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Additional Resources

Berkshire Immigrant Center  

National Center for Race Amity

Upper Housatonic Valley African American Heritage Trail

Ronald McNair Graduate Opportunities

Northern Berkshire Community Coalition

The Leadership Alliance



ALANA and International Student Services
Campus Center, Room 319

Multicultural Center (student assistants, computers, and resource info)
Campus Center, Room 320
9am - 5pm Monday to Friday. Accessible evenings and weekends by student clubs and student staff.