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Love it or hate it, winter is coming!

As we march closer to the end of this beautiful fall season, we would like to take a moment to refresh everyone on the MWCC inclement weather policies. The decision to close or delay the opening of our campus is not taken lightly, and will be made based on the best information available. Every effort […]

Tea Time Speaker Series: School to Prison Pipeline and Cultural Competency

Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline: Systems of Oppression with Dr. Haner Hernández In conjunction with the CHNA9 Racial Justice Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) and Gardner Coalition Action Team (GCAT), LUK Inc, Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series is pleased to host Dr. Haner Hernández, Senior Consultant to the Massachusetts Department of […]

Author Dana Walrath to speak on “Comics, Medicine, and Memory” at MWCC

The rewards of caring for a relative with Alzheimer’s will be the subject of a talk by writer, artist, and medical anthropologist Dana Walrath, entitled “Comics, Medicine, and Memory.” Dr. Walrath will speak at Mount Wachusett Community College and Heywood Hospital about her graphic novel, Aliceheimer’s: Alzheimer’s Through the Looking Glass on Thursday, Oct. 24, […]

Panel of Local Latinx Leaders Urge Students to Step into Future Leadership Roles

GARDNER— Over 200 students from Mount Wachusett Community College and two local middle schools were urged to step into future leadership roles by a panel of local LATINX leaders in North Central Massachusetts as part of the college’s Tea Time Speaker Series, Monday, September 30. Students in the MWCC GEAR UP program from McKay and Longsjo […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Highlighting Local LATINX Leader

(GARDNER)—In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) will highlight LATINX leaders in North Central Massachusetts as part of the college’s Tea Time Speaker Series, Monday, September 30 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the college’s Gardner campus. A panel discussion with local community leaders begins at 1:00pm in Room […]

Free Exhibits at Mount Wachusett Community College

GARDNER—The East Wing Gallery in the Raymond LaFontaine Fine Arts Center at Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting two exhibits featuring the work of Massachusetts-based artists Maryanne Benns and Karen Evans. Karen Evans’ paintings will be on display through September 25, 2019. She is inspired by the season and weather in painting her landscapes. “I am […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Humanities Project to Explore Graphic Novels; Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Author Art Spiegelman to Speak

GARDNER– How graphic novels are used to talk about such topics as Alzheimer’s and the Holocaust will be the subject of a year-long Humanities Project at Mount Wachusett Community College, culminating with a lecture from the Pulitzer Prize winning author, Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. Upcoming events will focus on films, art exhibits, and […]

My Memories of Costa Rica

The smell of freshly applied paint to a family’s house. The feeling of the warm waves of the Pacific against my skin. The view on horseback of the sleeping volcano. The taste of the many traditional dishes. The sound of every man, woman, and child we came across chanting Pura Vida. Pura Vida At home, […]

MWCC’s 2019 Commencement Celebrates Student Achievement

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated it’s 2019 graduates during the college’s 54th commencement on May 23, which featured a keynote address from U.S. Congresswoman Lori Trahan. Congresswoman Trahan encouraged students to seek out meaning in their lives and pursue their passions. No matter what, she told students, get in the game and put yourself out […]

MWCC Pathways and Gateway Dual Enrollment Students Graduate from High School

Sixty six students were honored for earning their high school diploma along with college credits or degrees through two of Mount Wachusett Community College’s dual enrollment programs at a graduation ceremony Friday night. “You have proven something to yourself… once you commit yourself to a goal, you know you can find ways to achieve that […]