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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.

Student Athletic Mentors support Trailblazers
Based on the idea that no one understands a student-athlete's schedule and challenges better than another student-athlete, MCLA recently added Student Athletic Mentors.

MCLA's BCRC to Host Next Downstreet Art Thursday on July 31
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) will host the next DownStreet Art Thursday on July 31 from 3 to 9 p.m. with the opening of nine new exhibitions, open studios by local artists, pop-up happenings and community events throughout Downtown North Adams.

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New Resident Student Check-In
Residence Areas
8/31/2014 at 10:00am-4:00pm

Play Fair
Amsler Campus Center Gym
8/31/2014 at 9:30-11:00pm

Resident Student Meeting & Welcome Dinner
Amsler Campus Center 324A
8/31/2014 at 5:15-9:00pm

Resident Student Meeting & Welcome Dinner
Hoosac Hall Individual Floors
8/31/2014 at 5:15-9:00pm

Resident Student Meeting & Welcome Dinner
Berkshire Towers Individual Floors
8/31/2014 at 5:15-9:00pm

Transfer Student Reception
Smith House
8/31/2014 at 3-4:00pm

LEAD Academy Reunion
Amsler Campus Center Sullivan Lounge
8/31/2014 at 3-4:00pm

IE Summer Session Reunion
Amsler Campus Center Room 324A
8/31/2014 at 3-4:00pm

Orientation and Registration
Murdock Hall 218
8/31/2014 at 1:00pm-3:00pm

Educational Success Workshops
Church Street Center
9/1/2014 at 11:00am- 3:00pm

Vice President of Student Affairs Welcome & PA Meeting
Church Street Center
9/1/2014 at 10:00 am

Commuter Student Meeting
Amsler Campus Center Sullivan Lounge
9/1/2014 at 9:00am

Breakfast
Amsler Campus Center Centennial Room
9/1/2014 at 7:30am- 9:00am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Transfer Student Reception
Smith House
9/2/2014 at 2:30pm

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

Breakfast
Amsler Campus Center Sullivan Lounge
9/2/2014 at 7-8:30am

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

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

Late Registration for Returning Students and Transfers
Murdock Conference Reception Room 218
9/2/2014 at 12:30-3:00pm

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

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