On the Frontlines of COVID-19

Mount Wachusett Community College mother and son alumni Heidi (’13) and Branden Burke (’21) have been serving at the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since early spring.  Heidi traveled and lived in New York City and Texas, and Branden in Texas to working in hospitals hit hard by the COVID -19 pandemic. The pair […]

High School Admission Zoom Sessions!

We are hosting a series of Zoom sessions for our local high school students!  Check out the date for your school below and click the link to register! Grab a friend to join you! Parents and supporters are also welcome to join. Athol High School – October 22, 1 – 2 p.m.  – Register here […]

Leadership is Not a Title, It’s an Action! Virtual Tea Time October 26th

Join us for  “Leadership is Not a Title, It’s an Action” from award-winning speaker Erika Gilchrist on October 26, 2020. Gilchrist, a 20 year veteran of the speaking circuit, is the author of over a dozen books, creator of the WTF – Women Thriving Fearlessly! Brand, and founder of the largest conference for women in […]

Food for Thought Food Pantry Addresses Student Food Insecurity

In 2012, student Brian Sanderson noticed something out of the ordinary, his peers weren’t doing their homework. He remembered what the president of the college at the time, Dan Asquino, had said during orientation “look to the left of you and the right of you, a lot of you may not be here next semester.” […]

Studying Abroad in Your Living Room

COVID-19 causes changes to the Study Abroad program By Peter Edwards Observer Contributor COVID-19 has sent the study abroad field into a state of flux for some time. The Study Abroad Consultant at MWCC Tracey Betts Sarefield said that COVID-19 has changed the way that study abroad is view and that there are new opportunities […]