The Project

Every alum has a story, and the MCLA Alumni Association wants to hear yours. However, with over 19,000 alumni, it would take many years to meet with each of you individually. That's why we've decided to embark on a new project to collect the stories of alumni like you in your own words. These stories will be preserved in a book that celebrates the impact that the College has had on your lives and who you are today. Every year we don't capture and preserve these stories feels like another opportunity lost, so we're excited to get started today!

PCI Partnership

With our limited resources, we'd never be able to tackle a project like this. By partnering with PCI, we're able to access their trained staff of real, live human beings who are excited to listen to what you have to share. PCI will also help collect and assemble the stories into a Memories book that we can share with all MCLA and NASC Alumni. Please note, we have only shared your contact information with PCI in conjunction with this project. We have NOT sold your contact information or otherwise used it for outside marketing purposes.

Do I Have to Buy Something?

No. This project is being done at NO COST to the Alumni Association. The project is completely funded by the alumni who choose to purchase the Memories book that will be produced at the end of the project. Various book packages will be offered. PCI will also offer you the option to purchase other MCLA and NASC branded merchandise. You are welcome to purchase these items, but you are not required to do so to participate in the project or order the Memories book. Again, we'd never be able to embark on a project like this without the support of our amazing alumni and the partnership with PCI. We sincerely thank every person that participates and chooses to purchase the book.

When will I receive my Book aND/or Gear?

The total duration of the Oral History Project is about 12-14 months. Since we began the project in October 2021, the books will be distributed in October – December 2022. Gear items (totes, sweatshirts, etc.) will be shipped in June – July 2022. 

FAQs

To get answers to other frequently asked questions from alumni regarding the Oral History Project please visit our FAQ webpage.

Contact Information

If you have any other questions regarding the project, please reach out to the PCI customer service desk at 1-855-303-9218 or the MCLA Alumni Office at alumni@mcla.edu.

 

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