Athletic training students help young pitchers
Williamstown native Jonah Bayliss is providing an opportunity for students who major in MCLA's athletic training program to gain hands-on experience at his business, A1 Pitching Academy, in Adams.
Biology major: Center provides unity in the sciences
What's it like to attend classes in our new Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation? In a word, according to biology major Elizabeth Pitroff '16 of North Adams, Mass., it's "fabulous."
Tricks of the Trade to Investigate Creative Economy
Artists, designers, cultural organizations and for-profit companies are all part of the creative economy - one of Berkshire County's four key economic sectors. Where do you fit? What's the latest in the field? Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) and the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC), in cooperation with Berkshire Creative, is proud to present a trio of Tricks of the Trade sessions that will delve into issues pertaining to our Creative Economy, spear-headed by Megan Whilden, Director of the Pittsfield Office of Cultural Development.
Education for the future
Alexandra Kadell '16 kicked off her college career a little early when she attended the LEAD Academy before her first semester at MCLA began.
Political science student: MCLA is 'the best place'
Lucas McDiarmid '15 decided in high school that he wanted to become a federal agent in the human trafficking and child exploitations division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
'Inside the Outside' to Open at MCLA Gallery 51
On Thursday, Feb 27, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Gallery 51 will present, "Inside the Outside: Reconsidering Our Views about Art." The exhibition, on display from Feb. 27 to March 23, will feature a variety of outsider and self-taught art, as well as contributions from professionally trained artists and teachers.
'Green Living' Seminar Looks at College Food Systems
The next spring 2014 "Green Living" seminar at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will be a panel discussion on "Sustainable Food Systems on College Campuses" on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 5:30 p.m. in Murdock Hall room 218.
MCLA Names Dr. Christopher Himes as Jorge Endowed Chair
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) has announced it has appointed STEM (Science, Technology, Education and Math) Program Manager Christopher Himes, Ph.D., as the Evelyn H. and Arlindo Jorge Endowed Chair in the Education Department.
Student exchange: from Puerto Rico to MCLA
This semester, MCLA welcomed its first National Student Exchange (NSE) student to campus - Stephanie Rosa '16 - of the University of Puerto Rico-Cayey.
Tricks of the Trade to Look at 'The Art Gallery of Tomorrow'
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' (MCLA) Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) will present "The Art Gallery of Tomorrow" as part of this season's Tricks of the Trade series of seminars on Monday, Feb. 10, at 6 p.m. at IS183 Art School in Stockbridge, Mass.
Student exchange: from MCLA to Alabama
India Prevost '14 spent the fall semester at Alabama State University through the National Student Exchange (NSE) program.
Feminist Activist Gloria Steinem to Speak at MCLA
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will host writer, lecturer, editor and feminist activist Gloria Steinem in the next Public Policy Lecture, "The Progression of Feminism: Where are we going?" It will take place on Tuesday, March 4, at 7 p.m. in the MCLA Church Street Center's Eleanor Furst Roberts Auditorium.
STEM program manager joins education department
STEM Program Manager Chris Himes, Ph.D., recently began a tenure track position as the Evelyn H. and Arlindo Jorge Endowed Chair within the Education Department.
Exploring the Everglades
Students in Dr. Dan Shustack's "Environment of South Florida" class recently returned from a nine-day, immersive experience exploring that state's ecosystems and landscapes.
MCLA 'Green Living' Seminar to Focus on History of Dairy Farming
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will continue its spring 2014 "Green Living" seminars on "Cultivating a Sustainable Food System" with a lecture on "The Environmental History of Milk" by Kendra Smith-Howard, an assistant professor of history at SUNY-Albany, on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 5:30 p.m. in Murdock Hall room 218.