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Celebrating a Decade of Honoring Veterans in Gardner on Flag Day

This year marks a significant milestone for our community in Gardner as The Salvation Army celebrates the 10th anniversary of its flag-placing tradition. This heartfelt initiative began a decade ago, initially held in front of city hall for the first two years before moving to Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC), where it has been held […]

Navigating Disability Services at Mount Wachusett Community College: A Guide for Students

Entering college is an exciting milestone, but for students with learning or physical disabilities, it can come with unique challenges and questions. Students who were on an IEP or 504 plan during school do not need to leave those supports behind when they enter college. At the Mount, we are committed to providing the support […]

Graduate Profile: Paula Morgan

At 61, Paula Morgan, of Holbrook, MA, earned her Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts & Sciences Degree, demonstrating for her family and friends the power of perseverance and a willingness to step outside of one’s comfort zone. She began her higher education journey 42 years prior, however, life had other plans. She married a […]

Making the Journey Together: A Mother and Son’s Shared Academic Milestone

In an inspiring twist of fate, a mother and son duo found themselves graduating together, marking the culmination of their distinct but parallel academic journeys. Their story is one of perseverance, mutual support, and the deepening of an already close bond. The decision for Anne and Nathan Nash to pursue their degrees simultaneously was unplanned. […]

Class of 2024 Graduate Profile: Crys Secino

At Mount Wachusett Community College there are many students whose stories of resilience, transformation, and unwavering determination resonate deeply with anyone who has ever faced adversity and emerged stronger on the other side. Fitchburg resident Crys Secino is one of these students, and her story serves as a beacon of hope for all. Secino’s journey […]