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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 […]

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 […]