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Mental Health Discussed at MWCC, SHINE Initiative Awareness Conference March 23, 2017 A packed room listened to stories of personal struggles and strength on Tuesday at the fourth Mental Health Awareness Conference held by Mount Wachusett Community College and the SHINE Initiative. In a continued effort to raise awareness about mental health and wellness, the two groups brought together four speakers to discuss their personal experiences with […]
James Vander Hooven Becomes MWCC’s Third President March 20, 2017 James Vander Hooven, Ed.D., has officially stepped into his role as the third president of Mount Wachusett Community College since the school was founded in 1963. “MWCC has a long history serving as an integral part of the communities of North Central Massachusetts and responds to the region’s ever-evolving needs in order to best serve […]
MWCC Fitness and Wellness Center Offering New Veterans Move Program March 16, 2017 The Mount Wachusett Community College Fitness and Wellness Center is now offering a new program called Veterans Move that provides veterans and their spouses full memberships at the cost of $15 per month when obtained on a physician’s referral. The program came directly from a need in the community, with many physicians seeking an affordable […]
MWCC Hosts Naturalization Ceremony March 15, 2017 Mount Wachusett Community College served as the backdrop welcoming 271 Massachusetts residents from 58 different countries as new U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony on March 15 in the Fine Arts theatre. The ceremony was carried out by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The […]
Project Healthcare Kicks Off Spring Orientation with Address from Matilde Castiel March 13, 2017 The spring orientation for Project Healthcare, a program that is working to diversify the health care workforce, took place on Friday, March 10 with a keynote address from Worcester Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Dr. Matilde Castiel to over 100 attendees. “A degree in medicine means you can do a whole lot of other […]
Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement Dedicated in Senator Stephen M. Brewer’s Name March 8, 2017 The Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement at Mount Wachusett Community College was named in honor of Senator Stephen M. Brewer on Tuesday, March 7. The dedication celebration highlighted the impact the Senator had during his decades of civil service in his numerous roles that culminated with his position as the influential Chair of […]