Brewer Center Leadership & Annual Reports

Fagan Forhan

Dean, K-12 Partnerships and Civic Engagement
P: 978-630-9595
F: 978-630-9497

Fagan has proudly served the communities of North Central Massachusetts for over twenty years, both in her role as staff for a State Representative and in her roles at MWCC. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Masters of Science in Applied Communications from Fitchburg State University. Fagan oversees the college’s Division of Access & Transition, which houses College Access programming, including GEAR UP and TRIO, and Early College & Dual Enrollment. She also has oversight of the Brewer Center for Civic Learning & Community Engagement, and the United Way Youth Venture program. Fagan has been deeply involved in educational changework over her tenure at MWCC, serving in leadership capacities in Portrait of a Graduate of North Central MA, statewide and national Civic Learning working groups, and currently serves as an Early College Mentor for Massachusetts Alliance 4 Early College. Her leadership at MWCC has supported the successful launch of four Early College Designations and the Carnegie Classification in Civic Engagement.

Shelley Errington Nicholson, PhD

P: 978-630-9219
F: 978-630-9497

Shelley Errington Nicholson is a graduate of Roger Williams University with a Bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications and a minor in Music. She also received her Masters of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies with a concentration in College Student Personnel from the University of Rhode Island. Finally, Shelley received a Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership from the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies.

Shelley has worked at several institutions including WPI, MCPHS, Rice University, and the University of Edinburgh. Shelley is the co-editor of the text Empowering Women in Higher Education and Student Affairs: Theory, Research, Narratives and Practice from Feminist Perspectives. In her current role at MWCC as the Director of the Brewer Center, Shelley coordinates service-learning and community-based internships for MWCC students, oversees the SOS Peer Mentoring Program and Food for Thought: Campus Pantry, as well as budget management and strategic planning. Shelley has been a member of The Democracy Commitment since 2013 and serves as TDC Campus Coordinator at MWCC.

Annual Reports

Please take a moment to check out our annual Brewer Center reports to see the progress we have made over the past few years in partnership with the community.

FY 2019 Annual Report

FY 2018 Annual Report

FY 2016 Annual Report

FY 2015 Annual Report

FY 2014 Annual Report