Mount Wachusett Community College is a member of the Bridgewater State University ‘Leading For Change Higher Education Diversity Consortium.’

Tea Time Speaker Series

The ‘Tea Time Speaker Series’ at Mount Wachusett Community College series consists of speakers/ panels around different issues each month during designated dates beginning in the spring 2016 semester:

  • Fake News!- September 24, 2018
  • A closer look at indigenous peoples and Native American Indians. April 30, 2018
  • A panel on African American leadership in North Central Massachusetts- February 26, 2018
  • White Privilege? Understanding Systems of Power – October 30, 2017
  • Gender Identity: Understanding Identity and Sexuality – September 25, 2017
  • Sex for Sale: A Look at Human & Sex Trafficking – April 24, 2017
  • Woman in Power: A multicultural perspective – February 27, 2017
  • Opiates in North Central Mass: Education for Community-Wide Crisis Response – October 31, 2016
  • Domestic Terrorism from a Law Enforcement Perspective – September 26, 2016
  • Understanding the LGBTQ community – April 25, 2016
  • Immigration and the Undocumented Student – March 28, 2016
  • Men of Color Panel & Black History Month Lunch – February 29, 2016

Press releases to all Tea Time Speaker Series

President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition

Every fall semester, the Diversity Committee facilitates the President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition.  This competitive award provides funding for one, three-credit class offered by Mount Wachusett Community College, for winning studnets to use during the following spring or summer semester.   For more information, please contact the Diversity Committee Chair:

Multicultural Links

Scholarship and financial aid information

The following sites offer information on financial aid and scholarships for people of different ethnicities and backgrounds:

International student information, scholarships, and loans:


  • Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is New England’s leading legal rights organization dedicated to ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity and expression.
  • PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Gays and Lesbians) promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.