Summer Academy Blog

Arabic Academy Students Celebrate Ramadan

June 30, 2014

This year, Saturday, June 28 marks the beginning of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, and the students of the Arabic Academy celebrated accordingly in language. At sundown, the students and teachers who are observing Ramadan broke their fast with Middle... read more

The Team at the Heart of MMLA

June 30, 2014

Gabriel is the Dorm Head for the Spanish Academy. He’s been with MMLA since 2009, working his first two summers at Bard College at Simon’s Rock sites and the last three at Swarthmore College. A native Spanish speaker, Gabriel grew up in Puerto Vallarta,... read more

Pamplona in Pomona?

June 30, 2014

The noonday sun was shining brightly over the Pomona campus this past Saturday. Stillness dominated the all movement and sound. Seen coming from the south was the entire Spanish Academy student body. They were preparing to recreate the famous running of... read more

Arabic Academy’s Weekend Adventures

June 30, 2014

We’ve finished our first week here at MMLA and it’s been a fun roller coaster of a ride! On Sunday our students were finally able to relax from their packed schedules and take a trip into town.  Arabic Academy students spent their morning roaming The... read more

Beating the Heat: In Language Videos and Pool Time!

June 30, 2014

It has been hot, hot, hot over the past few days! Thankfully, the Arabic Academy knows how to keep it cool. Sunday dawned hot and dry. After taking a short trip into town, students started some water balloon wars to cool themselves down.... read more