Abby Abrahamson '22 has always had a passion for the environment--and now she's helping instill that passion in others through her work with Bio4Climate.
College is a big decision, whether you're researching schools for the first time, looking into transferring, or thinking about what to do after graduation. So what's the best way to start that process?
Jake Boillat '18 didn't realize his career path even existed until he was a student at MCLA. Now, as manager of community outreach and engagement for the Common App and Reach Higher, his work is to help remove barriers for high school students all over the country to begin a path that will lead to similar discoveries.
Down the street from campus, MCLA alumni are making a major community impact through their work at the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition.
To be successful, diversity, equity, and inclusion has to be threaded into everything we do--including the arts. MCLA's Institute for Arts and Humanities is a great example of how to infuse foundation-changing philosophies into programming that empowers students, spreads knowledge, and contributes to the existing body of work and research on DEI in the arts.
How can data help drive decision-making in DEI? Jason Canales '00 will tell you--and he's got plenty of examples to offer.
As associate director of MCLA's diversity programs and Multicultural Education Resource Center (MERC), Arlene Theodore is a mentor, a passionate advocate for students of color, and a content expert who is working across campus to make sure everyone understands that diversity, equity, and inclusion work requires the entire community's participation.
Before she became the nursing director of Massachusetts General Hospital's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) this past November, Kimberly (Cerrato) Whalen '93 had already made significant contributions to her field.
The Common Folk Artist Collective will soon have a permanent home in downtown North Adams--thanks to years of hard work from local artists, many of whom are MCLA alumni.
Devyn Renzi '19, one of the first graduates of MCLA's health sciences degree program, is back on campus, consulting with students on nutrition.