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Community Colleges for International Development

Mount Wachusett Community College has recently joined Community Colleges for International Development. The organization was founded in 1976, and has been helping members further their internationalization initiatives and develop globally competent workers throughout those years. The mission of CCID parallels the mission of MWCC as we both work to develop the community and provide those […]

DiscoverEd 360 – Your Connection to the World

Mount Wachusett Community College has recently become affiliated with the Study Abroad Association as they develop a new product, DiscoverEd 360. Throughout the COVID pandemic and related quarantine, our friends in the education abroad field have been working to create videos and other activities that are embedded in the scenes in the Humanities Program. We […]

Update on Post Pandemic Travel

We’ve just participated in a webinar with the US Department of State identifying what services a citizen can expect when international travel resumes. The two main takeaways were; preparation & personal responsibility. First, foreign countries will most likely add the COVID vaccine to the list of vaccines one must have to enter, and require proof […]

Diversity Abroad and Education in Ireland Announce New Inclusive Scholarship

In collaboration with Diversity Abroad, Education in Ireland recently announced the creation of a new scholarship program: the Inclusive Ireland Scholarships, which will support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students to study abroad in Ireland.  With a commitment to providing academically rigorous and culturally immersive study abroad experiences for students from all backgrounds […]

The Culture of Business Cards

In American culture, we hand out business cards in a very casual manner with no ritual involved. Did you know that in other cultures, the process of distributing your business card can be filled with ritual and protocol? Which hand to use, making eye contact or bowing can indicate that you are aware of these […]