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New England News
6:26 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

Folk Duo To Perform At MCLA Holiday Show

The duo Dala performs at MCLA's Church Street Center Saturday at 7:30 p.m.
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A holiday concert Saturday at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts features a favorite duo that’s performed on campus in recent years.

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New England News
4:42 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Weapons Found In Disturbances At Taconic High And MCLA

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A student arrested for creating a disturbance at Pittsfield’s Taconic High School Thursday morning was found with a weapon.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon September 29, 2014

Nicholas Kristof At MCLA

  Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof is often called the "reporter's reporter" for his human rights advocacy and his efforts to give a voice to the voiceless. He will give the 2014 MCLA Hardman Lecture on Thursday, October 16 at 7 pm in the MCLA Amsler Campus Center gymnasium.

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The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed September 3, 2014

MCLA President Mary Grant Departing for UNC Asheville

  Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts President Mary Grant is reflecting on her time at the college as she enters her final semester. Last month, Grant was announced as the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

She is the 11th person to hold the office, Grant was the first alumna, getting an undergraduate sociology degree from the then-North Adams State College.

Grant will finish out the fall semester at MCLA before assuming the chancellery position at UNC Asheville January 5th, replacing Anne Ponder, who is retiring after nine years at the helm. Grant didn’t apply for the job, but instead was nominated by fellow college leaders from around the country.

New England News
12:35 pm
Sat August 9, 2014

MCLA's Grant Eyes New Opportunities And The Unknown

MCLA Pres. Mary Grant
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts President Mary Grant was recently announced as the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville. She will finish out the fall semester in North Adams before taking over at Asheville in January.

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New England News
6:26 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Williams College Deal With Ambulance Service Latest Regional Move Following NARH Closure

Berkshire Medical Center is operating an emergency satellite facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

An agreement between Williams College and a local ambulance service announced Tuesday is the latest in a changing regional healthcare landscape marked by the sudden closure of North Adams Regional Hospital in March.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

MCLA's Grant Looks To Cherish Final Semester

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts President Mary Grant, right, and MCLA Board of Trustees Chair Tyler Fairbank speak with reporters Tuesday. Last week, Grant was announced as the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts President Mary Grant is reflecting on her time at the college as she enters her final semester. Last week, Grant was announced as the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

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New England News
1:39 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

BMC Satellite Emergency Facility To Open Monday

Berkshire Medical Center will open a satellite emergency facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital at noon May 19th.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Berkshire Medical Center will open a satellite emergency facility at the former North Adams Regional Hospital at noon Monday. NARH has been closed since March 28th.

The center will treat critical and noncritical emergent needs and offer diagnostic imaging, CT scanning, X-Ray and some lab testing —   but no inpatient or surgical services will be provided.

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New England News
5:16 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

U.S. Congressman Neal Tours Berkshire Campuses

On Friday, MCLA Pres. Mary Grant gave U.S. Congressman Richard Neal (D-MA) a tour of the college's Center for Science and Innovation, which opened in the fall.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

U.S. Congressman Richard Neal was on the campus of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams Friday. As he often does during district visits, the Democrat taught a government class, spoke to students interested in travel and toured the college’s science center, which opened last fall.

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New England News
12:35 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Corwin Urges Younger Generations to Experience Nature

Conservationist and television host Jeff Corwin told tales of his experiences in the wild.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Conservationist and television host Jeff Corwin spoke to a packed audience at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts Wednesday night.

Best known for his crazy and daring antics in the wild, Jeff Corwin gave his audience at MCLA an inside look at what inspired him to work with animals and the environment. Corwin recalled the day he became a naturalist. He was a kid rolling over a log when he found a snake that bit him on the arm. Ben Lamb is a 2007 MCLA graduate who majored in biology and environmental studies.

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