Despite the headlines and scholarships that focus on and fund STEM-related curriculum and programs that serve as a pipeline to populate the most in-demand workforce needs, I caution us not to lose sight of the importance and impact of liberal arts and general education.
As I type this, a winter wonderland has descended over western Massachusetts. Yet, I trust as you read this, there is hope that Mother Nature has delivered us the promise of spring. As the seasons change in our beautiful part of the world, so does the activity on campus.
Meg O’Hare ’77, M.Ed. ’97 received a breast cancer diagnosis in September 2014, only one month after retiring from her 34-year teaching career.