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MWCC Hosting Discussion of Peace and Prayer

Mount Wachusett Community College will explore different perspectives on war, peace, prayer and growth at the Hope and Moving Forward symposium on Wednesday, November 28. “I really hope people take away a message of inspiration and motivation. By having these community leaders speak with us I want people to remember that there is always something […]

Panelists Offer Encouragement to First-Generation Students

Mount Wachusett Community College students, faculty and staff who were the first among their families to have gone to college shared their experiences at a panel in honor of National First Generation College Students Day at MWCC’s Gardner campus. “I feel like being a first generation student has made me scrappier. Maybe I am not […]

Dealing with Your Mental Health as a College Student

As college students, life can oftentimes be super stressful.  We no longer live under the umbrella of security and stability, but we’ve begun our own journey towards independence and discovering who we are meant to be.  Along that journey, there are many challenges we must face that make us stronger and more capable in the […]

MWCC Celebrates STEM Week with Panel and Hands-on Activities

Mount Wachusett Community College hosted over 80 students last week as they explored their options in various STEM and information technology related fields. These activities took place over the course of multiple days and coincided with Massachusetts’ STEM Week. The school’s STEM Saves the Planet event was held on Wednesday, October 24. Activities included hands-on […]

Media Area Dedicated to Vincent Ialenti at MWCC’s Gardner Campus

The Media Arts & Technology Center was dedicated to long-time professor and Mount Wachusett Community College administrator Vincent Ialenti on October 24. The ceremony took place in the media center, where a sign and plaque will stand to commemorate the newly-named center. The full language of the plaque explains the significance of Ialenti to the […]

MWCC Holding Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit

Mount Wachusett Community College will be hosting a Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit featuring a panel of multicultural mental health professionals, suicide prevention trainings in English and Spanish, and a resource fair on Monday, October 29 as part of the Tea Time Speaker Series. “Mental health and suicide prevention are tough topics, but ones we […]

MWCC Art Department Celebrating 50 Years

The Mount Wachusett Community College Art Department is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a special exhibition of work by the college’s original art faculty. The 50th Anniversary Show is currently on display at The East Wing Gallery in the Raymond LaFontaine Fine Arts Center at the college’s Gardner campus. The show features the work of […]

MWCC Professors to Discuss Surveillance in the Age of Alexa at Gardner Library

Two Mount Wachusett Community College Criminal Justice professors will be discussing modern surveillance techniques and their repercussions on Wednesday, October 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Levi Heywood Memorial Library at “Big Brother Meets Alexa: Surveillance in 1984 and 2018.” The discussion will be led by MWCC Criminal Justice Program Chair Reed Hillman […]

Travel and Transformation: A Memoir of Peru

Preparing to Travel Abroad Planes are THE most intriguing invention mankind has accomplished. Getting on the plane was the moment I realized I was actually going to Peru. Preparation for Peru consisted of a lot of fundraising, doctor’s appointments, worrying if the clothes I was packing were appropriate for the weather and culture, and signing […]

MWCC Awarded for Creating Student Destination with New Student Center

Mount Wachusett Community College has received an award for its Bemis Student Center that opened last fall and has transformed a previously unused portion of the campus into a vibrant location for student life on campus. “The Bemis Student Center has become the epicenter of student life at MWCC,” said MWCC Dean of Students Jason […]