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Alumni Profile: Lauren Howe – Public Relations Powerhouse

Many of our students can relate to the story of Lauren Howe’s path to Mount Wachusett Community College. College is expensive, and for many families, the decision to start at a public or private four-year school just isn’t feasible. This was the case for Howe. Her dream was to attend Emerson College to study journalism, […]

Liberal Arts Majors Pack a Punch: Fighting off Major Stigma

MWCC Student Shares Opinion on why Liberal Arts Majors Deserve More Credit For many years, our society has been under the impression that Liberal Arts majors are for those who don’t comprehend the weight of education and are ignorantly going to school for a degree they will never use; therefore, between the backhanded comments and […]

(Mock) Crime Scene at the Mount

MWCC Criminal Justice students spent a blustery spring morning in a wooded area on campus investigating a crime scene with their professor Patrick Aubuchon. The course, “Introduction to Criminalistics” introduced students to the concepts and skills involved in the field of criminalistics – also known as forensic science – from the professional and scientific disciplines […]

MWCC Faculty Present at National Conference

MWCC professors Lara Dowland and Nick Cochrane gave a presentation at the Council on the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) in Tempe, Arizona on April 2, 2022 with co-presenter Dr. Paul Hernandez. Their presentation, titled “Implementing the Pedagogy of Real Talk to Connect with Students At-Promise in the Classroom,” focused on the work that they […]