[3-17] Please note: due to the COVID-19 health crisis, this event will be postponed to a future date.  Click here to read the message sent to sponsors and ticket holders on 4-13. Should you have any questions, please email advancement@mcla.edu. Thank you!





MCLA'S 125th

Benefitting the MCLA Elevating Lives Fund

 Rescheduled Date:

Saturday, October 3, 2020
Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium

5:00 p.m. Cocktails | 6:30 p.m. Dinner & Program 

Since 1894, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has been elevating lives and educating students with a holistic goal: that they thrive as whole people, personally, academically, and professionally.

Your ticket purchase will support the MCLA 125 Elevating Lives Fund. Our goal is to raise $125,000 to help students RIGHT NOW by providing scholarship support, funding for career-launching internships, and covering the expenses for life-changing travel experiences. We’re mindful about how much more work there is to do in the next 125 years to keep MCLA inclusive, accessible, and growing. Thank you for being a part of our journey, in the past and for the future.

$125 per person | $225 per couple
Includes valet parking, plated dinner service, and open bar service.
A portion of each ticket is a tax-deductible contribution to the Elevating Lives Fund. 

This event has reached capacity.

For event questions, please contact:

Jackie Kelly, coordinator of conferences and campus events
  jacqueline.kelly@mcla.edu | (413) 662-5185

Event Program 

President James F. Birge will present the three MCLA President’s Medallions honoring The Fairbank Group, BRIDGE, and Jane Allen ’61 HD’02, for their commitment and dedication to MCLA and the Commonwealth. 

Janine Driver ’92, body language expert, author, and speaker, will close out the evening with a keynote and demonstration on the science and art of body language. North Adams Mayor Tom Bernard will serve as the host for the evening.

Earlier in the week, MCLA will host the 18th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference. Six outstanding students will be selected from the conference to present their research during MCLA’s 125th Anniversary Celebration cocktail hour from 5-6 p.m. Guests are invited to make a gift to vote on their top student research project. Each dollar pledged will equal one vote. The student winner will be announced during the evenings’ program and receive the Feigenbaum Scholar Award.

Arrival & Parking

Complimentary valet service will be available behind Murdock Hall starting at 4:45 p.m. Alternatively, self-parking is available Freel Library and Church Street Center lots. A complimentary coat check will be available across from the Sullivan Lounge in the Amsler Campus Center.

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