STEM student aims to solve medical mysteries
As a double major in biology and psychology with a concentration in biotechnology, Svetlana Morrell '17 wants to research medical mysteries like autism, cancer and diabetes with the expectation that she may discover not only treatments, but cures.
Part of the MCLA family
Daniel Wohler '17 had a great experience at his orientation one year ago, so over the summer he served as an orientation leader to prepare others for life at MCLA.
MCLA Ranked in U.S. News & World Report as Top Ten Public Liberal Arts College for Fourth Consecutive Year
U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) as a top liberal arts college. In the publication's "Best Colleges" 2015 edition, MCLA is ranked one of the top ten public liberal arts colleges in the nation, and is one of only 6 non-military institutions in the top ten.
STEM leader attends national institute
Dr. Christopher Himes found himself part of a select group this summer as one of 10 early career professors who attended the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Summer Leadership Institute.
First-year students reach for new heights
The traditional hike up Mount Greylock will happen a few days later this year, as incoming first-year students got things moving in a different way this past Labor Day.
'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.