This year, Leslie Appleget will work with schools, cultural institutions, youth development organizations, and many other groups to advance the goals of the Creative Compact for Collective Impact, also known as the C4 Initiative.
Starting Feb. 1, Monique Symes '11 will be helping the MCLA community breathe, stretch, and become a little more mindful.
This year, MCLA's 23 student tutors helped more than 100 of their peers gain a deeper understanding of all kinds of class materials, from software development to accounting and radiographic positioning.
Even in a pandemic, mentorship projects between teachers and cultural partners in the Berkshires marched on after connecting through the Berkshire Regional Arts Integration Network (BRAINworks).
MCLA Arts Management Professor Lisa Donovan's new book, "Teacher as Curator: Formative Assessment and Arts-Based Strategies" answers this question, offering educators a road map for adopting arts integration in their classrooms, using the arts as formative assessment as well as sharing case studies that show how thinking like a curator can open new doors of understanding for students.
Jamal Ahamad has learned he needs to meet his students where they are--but that he better have something useful to offer them when he gets there.
Professor of Music Michael Dilthey's work will be featured in an upcoming holiday-themed virtual show, "New Sounds of the Season," produced by NextStage Theater Company.
Brazee and Huban, CPAs, a longtime accounting firm in Pittsfield, knows MCLA's accounting program is strong. After all, five of the dozen full-time employees there, including Partner Laurie Swint '92, are alumni.
CARE SYLLABUS, a new justice-oriented public education and community resource, aims to explore the meaning and discourse around the concept of care through a multi-modal website with curated modules, original text, media, recordings, and virtual live events.
MCLA has ramped up its efforts to reduce waste on campus, from composting to recycling e-waste like batteries and electronics.