MWCC offers a host of student led clubs and organizations. Below is a list of what we have to offer. For more detailed information please register for InvolveMOUNT where each organization has a virtual home. You will be able to sign up for individual clubs, find out meeting information, and even ask question via the contact link.
The purpose of the Art Club is to stimulate interest in the visual arts within the school and community. Activities of the club in past years have included trips to various art museums in New England and New York.
This group was formed to serve as the official association of the dental hygiene program students through which administration may communicate with the hygiene students as a body and also that the students may have a voice to the administration through such association, to promote the dental hygiene program at MWCC, and to bring about awareness of the program and participate in the college health program activities.
Early Childhood & Elementary Education Club
The propose of this organization shall be to gather educators and future educators for increased understanding and open discussion of issues and trends that affect the early childhood education community. Furthermore, the organization will foster a collegial atmosphere among organization members and continue to enhance outreach to the children and families of the Garrison Center for Early Childhood Education.
The purpose of this organization will be to offer ESL students a place where they can connect with each other to practice their conversational skills in order to continue improving their English, and to participate in extracurricular activities.
Graphic & Interactive Design Club
This group was formed in an attempt to increase awareness in communication technology of the future and to stimulate interest in graphic design within the College and the community.
The propose of this organization is to increase awareness to members through further participation of education outside the classroom, to stimulate interest in the greenhouse and the Natural Resource program within the college and to the community, and to promote and develop ideas for the interest and welfare of the greenhouse and Natural Resource curriculum at the College. Membership is open to all MWCC students, faculty and alumni.
The purpose of this club shall be to form a group of students to search for and assess the needs of the community and to utilize the group’s potential as helping members of that society by extending the helping process to others. All members of MWCC and its faculty are welcome to participate in all aspects of the Human Service Club and become part of a helping resource in the College community.
The purpose of this organization will be to gather together a group of students with a common interest in Nutrition. The club will apply knowledge obtained in Biology and Nutrition courses, as well as from life experiences, to deepen their understanding of health and its maintenance, to provide discovery of health and wellness as it pertains to proper nutrition with information sharing, and to provide service to the student body and Mount Wachusett Community College.
The purpose of the organization is to bring together all enrolled students of Mount Wachusett Community College who are interested in STEM projects, research, design, and application. This will be a casual but hands on organization in which students can collaborate with other members and learn from each other. Throughout the year, members will all contribute to the development and finishing of projects as decided upon by the club. The club projects will serve as a learning opportunity and as a chance to practice STEM in a work atmosphere, and to prepare students for group STEM work in their future. The club may assist with each other’s STEM research, projects, and learning that is independent of organized club activity.
The purpose of SNA will be to represent the majority of the nursing student body of Mount Wachusett Community College. SNA will explore professional growth and will promote mutual respect in collaboration between the different levels of nursing. SNA will serve as a channel for the exchange of ideas to promote holistic health and provide for both patient and student education.
CATS develops, organizes, and implements programs which serve the cultural, educational, recreational, and social interests of the student body and the MWCC college community. Members participate in hands on planning and production for events such as the Fall Welcome Back Fest, Spring Fling, and the annual New York City Trip. Several members are selected to represent the club at the National Association of Student Activities conference.
The purpose of this organization shall be to showcase the literary talents of Mount Wachusett Community College students and alumni. This goal will be achieved through the publication of i magazine. All students of MWCC are eligible to join the organization’s staff.
This student newspaper, published monthly, is a public forum for all students at MWCC to discuss what is happening on campus. Students are invited to contribute articles, letters to the editor, photographs, cartoons and drawings. This is a student-run newspaper where students have a chance to express their views, develop professional portfolio’s through publication, and practice journalistic skills.
The Student Government Association is an elected group of students who represent students’ interests to the College’s administration. The SGA assists in planning campus programming and in allocating funding to the student clubs and organizations on campus. The requirements for eligibility to run for a SGA position include being in good academic standing (minimum 2 GPA), and being enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits. Elections for SGA positions are held in September and April. For a full description of the SGA, click on this link SGA By-Laws Amended March 2021
Interest and Social Clubs
The purpose of this club shall be to form a group of MWCC students who work together to foster cultural exchange between students and to raise awareness through programs and activities for the college community. The club shall support the holistic development of ALANA (Asian, Latino(a), African American, and Native American) and Bi/Multiracial students so that as confident students of color they attain their goals for academic achievement, personal growth and cultural development.
The purpose of this club is to introduce students to astronomy and help with related community outreach.
The purpose of the Civic Ambassadors will be to:
- Provide an avenue to advance the civic education of students.
- Provide an accessible forum for the social ideas and discussion of students.
- Host/Attend events to enhance the social understanding of students and the community.
- Encourage research and education in aspects of law, political science, and sociology.
The purpose of Cru is to build a faith-nurturing community for Christians on campus, to study God’s Word and strive to obey it, and to reach others with the life-giving message of Jesus through service and outreach projects.
Cultural Engagement & International Service Club
The primary mission of the Cultural Engagement and International Service club is to foster global awareness, understanding, and appreciation within the Mount Wachusett Community College community. This mission is accomplished through programs and civic engagement projects designed to promote international, educational, service activities as well as contribute to a culturally diverse learning environment.
Do you like gaming and connecting with other gamers? Then the MWCC Esports program is for you.
The Fitness & Wellness Center hosts an ongoing Intramural program that includes weekly pick up basketball, soccer, open gym, pool tournaments, Ping-Pong tournaments and more.
The MWCC Hiking and Recreation Club promotes a healthy lifestyle for its members. Our goal is to provide safe hiking and outdoor activities at various levels for all its members as we explore trails in the New England area. Recreational and social activities provide a way to release stress and anxiety. The MWCC Hiking and Recreation Club promotes body, mind and soul wellness.
The purpose of the club shall be to bring together the diverse community of musicians that attend MWCC while organizing music related events such as open mic nights, coffee houses, and a battle of the bands. We will also consider the possibilities of activities collaborating with other departments or clubs as opportunities present themselves.
The purpose of this organization will be to offer students a place where they can celebrate and appreciate Asian culture and learn about Asian food, games, music, clothing, traditions, language, art, and animation (anime).
The purpose of this group is to be committed to support our fellow students in an interactive way throughout their academic journey at MWCC. Our club works together to assist you and our community at large through “fun” draising, community projects and service, and provides support. We acknowledge that being a parent is both rewarding and challenging, and being a ‘parent-student,’ is an even greater test.
The purpose of this group shall be to act as a social and support network for Mount Wachusett Community College students, as well as to promote awareness and acceptance of varied sexual orientation prevalent in today’s society, through interaction and education.
The purpose of this club shall be to form a group of students with a common interest in the general welfare of Mount Wachusett Community College with a special emphasis on students that are veterans and veterans in the surrounding communities.
To be eligible for membership in Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society, a student must: be enrolled in a business curriculum in a junior, community, or technical college, or a two-year accredited program within in a college or university; have completed 15 credit hours with at least 12 hours of his/her work taken in courses leading to a degree recognized by his/her institution; and must have demonstrated academic excellence by attaining a 3.0 GPA or its equivalent in business courses as well as well as a 3.0 overall average.
Members of Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society participate in activities designed to educate the community and society regarding disability issues and the need to apply the principles of universal design in learning. Members of Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society work for an “aDAPtable” world. To be eligible for membership a student must: present with a documented disability and work with one of the faculty or staff members in the Office of Disability Services, or self-identify as an individual with a disability; demonstrate an interest in disability issues; have completed a minimum of 24 credits; earned an overall Quality Point Average of 3.10 on a 4.00 scale.
Membership in Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society guarantees you access to benefits that will recognize your outstanding academic accomplishments and provide you with the competitive edge that helps ensure future success. These benefits are unmatched by any other collegiate honor society. For example, members have access to over $37 million in scholarships set aside for members only. The guidelines that dictate eligibility for Phi Theta Kappa are derived from both the international membership guidelines and those set forth for the Phi Delta chapter at MWCC. The guidelines have been established to be inclusive while simultaneously maintaining the significant distinction of being recognized for academic honors through this international honor society. The guidelines include the following: Minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.3 in coursework completed in residency at MWCC. Minimum of 12 credits earned (completed) in residency. Full and part-time students as well as continuing education students are eligible for membership under these guidelines. Non-graded course work (pass/fail) and foundation courses are excluded from this evaluation. Currently, students are selected for this recognition during the months of October and March. Students who meet these requirements and indicate their interest in membership to the Phi Theta Kappa advisor by the designated deadline will be recognized at commencement ceremonies and at the annual awards ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2.5 million members and 1,275 chapters located in 50 United States, U.S. Territories, Canada, Germany, Peru, the British Virgin Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the United Arab Emirates. In 1929, the American Association of Community Colleges recognized Phi Theta Kappa as the official honor society for two-year colleges.
The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) at Mount Wachusett Community College Online – Sigma Alpha Pi
The NSLS is the largest leadership honor society in the United States. Our NSLS chapter at Mount Wachusett Community College Online was started in 2014. Our local chapter is part of the national organization with 700+ chapters and over 1.4 million members.
Students are selected based on exemplary academic achievement. As of 2021 we have 1,187 members who have access to:
- More than $400,000 in scholarships.
- An exclusive NSLS job board.
- A personalized letter of recommendation.
The NSLS leadership program teaches the interpersonal skills that employers seek to give you an edge in the job market. Hear directly from current members as they share how their experience has changed their life.
If you become a member, some of the other benefits are:
- Learn from exceptional leaders like former President Barack Obama during exclusive Speaker Broadcasts.
- Meet new friends and make lifelong connections (on-campus and virtually).
- Overcome challenges with success coaches shortcutting your way to success.
- Access to private networking events.
Visit the NSLS website to learn more about and accept your nomination.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What do I have to do to become inducted?
- Our five-step program takes approximately 12 hours over the course of the semester at your pace.
Is this recognized on campus?
- We are a Registered Student Organization (RSO). As of 2021, we had 1,187 in our chapter and there are more than 1.4 million members nationwide.