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Student Leaders Elected at MWCC

Four Mount Wachusett Community College students were recently elected by their peers to student government leadership positions. The vote that took place on April 22 set the student representation at the college for the next year. Those representatives are: President – Abby Velozo of Barre Vice-President – Sidney Myers of Gardner Treasurer – Corbin Grubb […]

Business People Invited to Mingle at the Mount

Area business people and employers are invited to the Mingle at the Mount event at Mount Wachusett Community College to join soon-to-be-graduates for an evening of networking from 5 to 7 p.m. on May 14 at the college’s Gardner campus. The event is a fun and casual “after hours” style evening where the business community […]

MWCC Students Recite Stand Against Racism Pledge in Five Different Languages

As part of the YWCA’s “Stand Against Racism” series, seven Mount Wachusett Community College Gateway to College students recited the Stand Against Racism Pledge at the April 26th Tea Time series event. MWCC is one of more than 140 organizations in recent years that have participated in the series and embraced its vision to eliminate […]

MWCC Psychology Class Holds Mental Health Awareness and Anti-Stigma Events

Students in an Abnormal Psychology class at Mount Wachusett Community College have been holding mental health awareness and anti-stigma events on campus as part of a semester-long, service learning project to help raise awareness about mental health diagnoses and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Students organized four awareness events on campus with educational […]

Job Fair to Bring 34 Employers to MWCC

Over thirty companies and organizations will be participating in a job fair held at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus on Wednesday, April 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the Career Services/Experiential and Service Learning Department at the college, will provide students and community members with an opportunity […]

MWCC Food Pantry Partners with Worcester County Food Bank

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Food for Thought Campus Pantry is one of the first college food pantries to partner with the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) in addressing food security on local college campuses. The partnership is a step toward ensuring students have consistent access to the food they need. It also helps sustain the […]

Students Fight Hunger with Character Breakfast this Saturday March 30, 2019

MWCC’s Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society invites the local community to join them for their annual kids’ Character Breakfast event happening this Saturday, March, 30th. Every year, MWCC hosts a fundraiser to raise awareness and donations for food insecurity on campus and in the community. This family-friendly event is open to the community and offers […]

United States Congresswoman Lori Trahan to Deliver MWCC Commencement Address

United States Congresswoman Lori Trahan will deliver the keynote address during Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commencement on Thursday, May 23, 2019. “We are honored to welcome Congresswoman Lori Trahan to our campus as this year’s commencement speaker,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “I am excited to have Mount Wachusett Community College graduates hear her […]

Students Fill over 70 Backpacks for Elementary School Children

Students from two transitional life skills programs recently filled over 70 backpacks for Gardner elementary school students in a partnership between Heather’s Helping Hands, the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation and the life skills programs. The MWCC Foundation used a generous $1,500 donation from Heather’s Helping Hands to purchase backpacks and supplies. Students from Gardner […]

MWCC Celebrates Africa with Tea Time Series Event

“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.”– Marian Wright Edelman February is an important and meaningful month to many families and individuals across the country as it celebrates black history and culture. MWCC always celebrates Black History month, and this year will […]