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'It is easy to make connections'
In addition to her biology major, the allied health concentration program is preparing Susan Bloom '16 for graduate school and the next step toward her career.

After London internship at Simon & Schuster, alumna heads to NYC
Kimberly Capriola '11 took her MCLA degree in English/Communications to London, England, where she's completing her master's degree in children's literature at the University of Roehampton.

Interns explore youth center possibilities
After spending their summer at some of the best cultural venues Berkshire County has to offer, B-HIP interns set out to develop programming for local teens.

Visiting professor provides cross-cultural experience
MCLA students this summer explored the long tradition of Chinese literature and learned about the people and culture of China, without ever leaving the Berkshires.

'MCLA has so much to offer'
According to transfer student Kelli Furney '15, "MCLA has an amazing networking system where students can find internships and really expand their knowledge."

'You can be yourself'
As a member of the women's soccer team, Rachel Niddrie '15 has a busy and demanding schedule. But the psychology major's professors are supportive of her endeavors - both on and off the field.

Computer science major enjoys campus camaraderie
Hannah Bearup '15 aims to create software that will change the world for the better.

'Plenty of opportunities to find your niche'
According to Greg Wilson '15, "MCLA was the least expensive school I applied to, but it had the most to offer." Most importantly, he knew he would fit in.

MCLA President Mary Grant Appointed Chancellor-Elect At UNC Asheville
MCLA has announced that President Mary K. Grant, Ph.D, its 11th president and the first alumna to serve in that capacity, has been appointed chancellor-elect at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Asheville.

MCLA To Hold 2nd STEM Academy For Incoming Freshmen
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) next week will welcome 20 new students to campus a little early as they attend the Second Annual STEM Academy, Aug. 3 through 7. The five-day program is designed for incoming freshmen who plan to major in science or math, or who are interested in science.

Psychology major dives into life on campus
Timothy Williams '17 of Springfield, Mass., didn't waste any time getting involved during his freshman year.

Incoming freshmen attend Second Annual Berkshire Bank STEM Academy
Twenty MCLA freshmen have started their college careers a little early as they attend this week's Second Annual Berkshire Bank STEM Academy.

First Summer Undergraduate Research Institute is Underway
From developing computer software programs that make solving mathematical problems faster to an examination of how zebrafish embryos learn, students and their faculty mentors are engaged in MCLA's inaugural Summer 2014 Undergraduate Research Institute.

Gallery 107 to Open 'The Vital Flux' Exhibition at Downstreet Art Celebration
Gallery 107 announces "The Vital Flux," a mixed-media, group exhibition of biomorphic artwork featuring work by artists Emily Barletta, Alana Bograd, Jackie Brown, Marguerita Hagan, Angela McQuillan and Samantha Jones, will be on display beginning July 31 and running through Aug. 24.

MCLA Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Fund Scholarships for STEM Majors
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarship in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) grant for $639,826 to fund annual scholarships in the amount of $5,000 for 32 students who major in biology, physics, chemistry, environmental studies, computer science or mathematics.

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Upcoming Events

Meeting with FYE Courses & CIRP
Murdock Hall
9/2/2014 at 11:30am-1:00pm

Late Registration for Returning Students and Transfers
Murdock Conference Reception Room 218
9/2/2014 at 12:30-2:00pm

Breakfast
Amsler Campus Center Sullivan Lounge
9/2/2014 at 7-10:00am

Community Speaker II Featuring: Shot of Reality
Church Street Center
9/2/2014 at 8:15pm

Resident Student Meetings:
For Hoosac Hall
9/2/2014 at 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Resident Student Meetings:
For Berkshire Towers
9/2/2014 at 7:00 PM 8:00 PM

Resident Student Meetings:
For Flagg Townhouses
9/2/2014 at 7-8:00pm

The Shuttle
Leaving from Hoosac Hall
9/2/2014 at 6-9:00pm

Campus "Country Fair" Dinner
Academic Quad
9/2/2014 at 5:00 PM -7:30 PM

MCLA Academic Convocation with guest speaker: Kevin X. Barbary, '85
Church Street Center
9/2/2014 at 4-4:45pm

Meeting with FYE Courses & CIRP
Amsler Campus Center
9/2/2014 at 11:30am-1:00pm

Meeting with FYE Courses & CIRP
Venable Hall
9/2/2014 at 11:30am-1:00pm

Transfer Student Reception
Center for Science and Innovation
9/2/2014 at 2:30pm

Transfer Student Workshop & CIRP
Murdock Conference Reception Room 218
9/2/2014 at 11:30am-1:00pm

Lunch
Amsler Campus Center Centennial Room
9/2/2014 at 11:00am-2:30pm

STEM Majors Reception
Murdock Hall Room 208
9/2/2014 at 1:30pm

Convocation Line Up Begins
Murdock Hall Lawn
9/2/2014 at 3:30pm

Honors Reception
Amsler Campus Center Sullivan Lounge
9/2/2014 at 2-3:00pm

Down Street Art and Art Crawl (tent)
9/4/2014 at 6:00pm

Welcome Fest
Academic Quad
9/6/2014 at 11:00am

Saturday night spotlight event
Amsler Campus Center
9/6/2014 at 8:00 pm

Annual Mount Greylock Hike
9/7/2014 at 10:00 am
Hike is open to new & returning students, faculty, and staff

ALANA Student Achiever & New Student Welcome Dinner
Venable Gym
9/9/2014 at 5:15pm

Welcome Back BBQ
9/13/2014 at 1-3:00pm

Student Activities Fair and President's Ice Cream Social
9/18/2014 at 2-4:00pm

March to Victory
Taconic Lawn to Zavattarro Complex
9/20/2014 at 11:30 am

Leadership Summit
9/28/2014 at 10:00 am

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