MCLA Alumni


MCLA takes pride in recognizing our distinctly honorable alumni, those who have made outstanding contributions, both to the College and to the places where they live and work. As the President of the MCLA Alumni Association, it is my privilege and pleasure to be involved with the annual Alumni Awards that honor these esteemed individuals that make our College shine so brightly.

I hope you will take a minute to nominate a distinguished colleague or classmate for one of the awards. Criteria is listed below. All nominations are due no later than April 1, 2019.

Thank you for participating, and I hope to see you at an alumni event very soon.

Dan Summers II '07
President, MCLA Alumni Association

2019 MCLA Alumni Association Awards

MCLA Alumni Association welcomes nominations of distinguished alumni who have made outstanding contributions in public or community service or in service to the College.

Nominations are due no later than April 1, 2019.

Submission Instructions:

  • For each nominee, please complete and submit the following form online. Alternatively, the nomination form may be completed and submitted by mail to MCLA Alumni Office, 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA 01247or by email to All nominations are due no later than April 1, 2019.

  • Additional information (nominee bios, CVs, relevant news clippings, ect.) to support a nomination may be sent to Kate Gigliotti, Director of Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations at

Outstanding Service to the College Award

In recognition of an exemplary record of service and dedication to the College.

Distinguished Alumnus/a Award

In recognition of long-standing achievements in one or more areas: community, state, regional or national service, and/or a significant leadership contribution to a state/regional/national organization that does not come under the purview of his/her profession.

Young Alumnus/a Award

In recognition of outstanding professional achievement and notable commitment to the College by a recently graduated alumnus. (2008-2018 graduates eligible)

Alumni Humanitarian Award

In recognition of an exceptional record of service to the community and to the world at large.

Outstanding Educator Award

In recognition of continued and dedicated service to students and profession and a commitment to developing the potential of all students. This award recognizes current K-16 educators, from all areas of education, who have made significant contributions to support and enhance the education of students through innovative classroom practices, programming, extracurricular activities, committee, or community work.

Outstanding Educator Emeritus/a Award

In recognition of a life's work dedicated to education and whose teaching impacted their students, school, and community.

Questions? or more information please contact Kate Gigliotti, Director of Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations, at or 413-662-5074.

Copyright 2015 Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts