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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 […]

Celebrating Black History Month at MWCC

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month at Mount Wachusett Community College with the following programs. Tea Time Speaker Series Presents: “Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the significant role they play in American History and Education.“ Monday, February 22nd from 12:30-2:00 pm. The nationally recognized Tea Time Speaker Series will present a panel […]

DHE Change Gives Part-Time Students Opportunity to Serve as Student Trustees

The Student Advisory Council (SAC) to the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has successfully championed a change in state law that will allow part-time students on public college and university campuses to serve as representatives of their student bodies. This change will ensure equitable representation of students at community colleges in particular where nearly 70% […]

College Credit for High School Work

Are you getting credit for what you achieved in high school? You may have thought that only AP courses would give you college credit, but there are other classes you could be eligible to receive credit for. High schools and Colleges have documented agreements that identify the classes that are eligible called Articulation Agreements. You […]

Online Learning Tips from the THRIVE Center

Are you ready for the next semester? Our Thrive Center Director Shelby Shaw is here to give you some tips as you prep your game plan for the Spring semester. Top Tips for Online Learning Understand how you learn and how that translates into the online environment. The brain is a super complex organ, but […]