Event Listings

Special Announcements and Multiple-day Events:

Fall 2014 Leadership for Life program - a series of eight short presentations on topics that will help you feel more comfortable and be successful at Mount Wachusett Community College.  From the first one in September to the last one in December, leadership for life will help you. Workshops are held: Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 15, 24, 29, Nov. 7, 12, Dec. 3 from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. The workshops are held in the Murphy Conference Room  (with the following exceptions: Sept. 24 in the North Café, Oct. 24 at the Wachusett Village Inn; and Nov. 7  at Stop & Shop).  To pre-register: contact Sarah Savoie, Office of Student Services at 978-630-9855, or stop by room 141.

Student photo IDs:  Scroll down to bottom for student ID dates and times.  

Nomination papers to run for a seat on the Student Government Association (SGA) are now available in the Student Life Office, room 151, or on-line.  Just log on to iconnect (https://iconnect.mwcc.edu) and download nomination papers. Completed nomination papers must be submitted to the student life office by Wed., September 17. SGA elections take place on line on September 24 & 25.

Daily Events:

Mon., Sept. 8

Student Government Association Meeting – 12:30 pm, Room W11.  Come see them in action and consider running for a seat on the SGA.   Meeting  open to all.

Tues., Sept. 9

CATS Programming Meeting (Campus Activities Team for Students) – come and join in on the fun of planning and running activities for MWCC students (i.e. Fall Fest, Scary Karaoke)— at 12:30 pm in Room W13.  For more information contact the student life office at studentlife@mwcc.mass, 978-630-9133 or stop by room 151.  Open to all MWCC students.  Come join the fun.

Wed., Sept. 10

Fall Fest Welcome & BBQ, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Back Lawn.   Featuring Grupo Fantasia in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Come enjoy the free BBQ, big chair photos, glass etching, spin art stunner shades, henna tattoos, caricatures, cotton candy, and the student club expo.  BBQ and expo begins at 12:30 pm (free food while supplies last). Open to all MWCC students, faculty and staff.  Sponsored by the student life office , CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students), and the Student Government Association.

Mon., Sept. 15

Lion’s Den Student Center Open House hosted by and the Student Government Association and CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students)  – 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, Lion’s Den Student Center (located down past the bookstore).  Come and discover a great place to relax between classes.   Free popcorn and a cold beverage (while supplies last). Sponsored by the student life office, SGA and the CATS.

Tues., Sept. 24

CATS Programming Meeting (Campus Activities Team for Students) – 12:30 pm, Room W13.  Come and join in on the fun of planning and running activities for MWCC students (i.e. Scary Karaoke, Fall Fest).  For more information contact the student life office at studentlife@mwcc.mass, 978-630-9133 or stop by room 151.  Open to all MWCC students.

Wed., Sept. 17

Student Government Association Nomination Papers Due In – completed SGA nomination papers are due in today to the student life office, Room 151.

Wed., Sept. 17

Constitution Day Celebration and Voting is “A Piece of Cake” – register to vote, pick up a pocket Constitution, participate in the SGA constitution quiz to win a prize or enjoy a free piece of cake (while supplies last), from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, café hallway.  Sponsored by the Student Life Office, the SGA, and Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement.

Thurs., Sept. 18

Constitution ThinkFast Game Show —  Play free for a chance to win $100. Play alone or as a team.  Begins at 12:30 pm, south cafeteria.  Open to all MWCC students.  Sponsored by the student life office,  the CATS, and Coca-Cola.

Wed., Sept. 24

Free Pizza for Evening Students, 5:00 pm–while food lasts, Cafeteria Hallway.  Sponsored by the student life office and  CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).

Wed., Sept. 24

Student Government Association On-Line Elections – Just log on to iconnect (https://iconnect.mwcc.edu) between Wed., Sept. 24, at 8 am and Thurs., Sept. 25 at 2 pm to vote.

Thurs., Sept. 25

Student Government Association On-Line Elections – Just log on to iconnect (https://iconnect.mwcc.edu) between Wed., Sept. 24, at 8 am and Thurs., Sept. 25 at 2 pm to vote.

Thurs., Sept. 25

Film – In the Time of the Butterflies  – 12:30, North Cafeteria  In the Time of the Butterflies is a 2001 feature film, produced for the Showtime television network, directed by Mariano Barroso based on the Julia Alvarez book of the same name. The story is a fictionalized account of the lives of the Mirabal sisters, Dominican revolutionary activists, who opposed the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo.

Mon., Sept. 29

Student Government Association Meeting – 12:30 pm, Murphy Conference room.  Meeting is open to all.

Save these Dates:

Oct. 7, Film, Into the Wild – Gardner Campus, 12:30 pm, Room 127

Oct. 14 –Michael Reyes — Activist, Poet and Hip-Hop Artist & Hispanic Food, 12:30 pm, North Cafeteria 

Oct. 14 – 17 – Empty Place at the Table Exhibit – Commons Area

Oct. 16 – Film, Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey – Gardner Campus, 12:30 pm, North Cafeteria

Oct. 22 – Film, Bridegroom – Gardner Campus, 12:30 pm, North Cafeteria

Oct. 23 – Scary Karaoke – 6 pm, North Cafeteria

Oct. 28 – It’s Your Birthday Celebration – 12:30 pm, Lion’s Den Student Center

Oct. 30 – Mocktails and Fatal Vision Program – 12:30 pm, South Cafeteria

 All events are held on the Gardner Campus unless otherwise noted.Check out the student life web page at www.mwcc.edu/studentlife for information on MWCC clubs and organizations, student photo ID dates and much more.  Also, check out the on-line MWCC calendar at http://iconnect.mwcc.edufor these and other college events.

Student Photo ID Information for Fall 2014

FEE:  $5 (cash or check only)     One of the following valid photo IDs is required to obtain a MWCC  Photo ID:  state vehicle license, a passport, a military ID, or a state issued identification card.  Call 978-630-9133 if you have any questions about IDs.

Gardner Campus

Day Schedule:                   

August 12, 13, 14  – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, South Cafe

August 26 – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, North Cafe

September 2 – during New Day & Transfer Student Orientation

September 3, 4, 8, 9, 18, 24, Oct. 6 – 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, Room 149

Evening Schedule:                

August 12, 13, & 14 – 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Room 149

August 26 – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, North Cafe

September 9, 18, 24, Oct. 6 – 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, Room 149

Leominster Campus Schedule:

September 23 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm, Lab 108

October 8:  12:15 pm – 4:00 pm, Room 118

RETURNING STUDENTS —  Have your Expired ID updated at no charge at the Gardner Campus Library, the Leominster Campus front office or the Devens Campus front office

NOTE:   Students should carry their student ID with them at all times as they will be requested to present it when accessing services on campus that require identification.  A student ID will be required of all students seeking to access the Fitness & Wellness Center (with required membership) and for some programming events sponsored by the CATS (Campus Activities Team for Students).