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:

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

Press releases to all Tea Time Speaker Series

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.