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MWCC Opens Campus for Free College Day Event

Community event offers free workshops, door prizes and more in celebration of 50th anniversary In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting Free College Day, an event on Saturday, April 13 featuring more than 50 free workshops and classes, 50 door prizes, career and academic resources, tours and other activities. “In celebration of […]

Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition Winners Recognized

Joram Kiriungi, a nursing student who was born and raised in Kenya, Kate Murphy, a local artist and community volunteer majoring in Liberal Arts, and Renee Chandler, a human services major and poet, are the winners of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. The students were recognized by MWCC President Daniel M. […]

Neo-Celtic Artist Kellianna to Perform Free Concert at MWCC

International neo-Celtic artist Kellianna will perform songs of myth and magic during a free concert Friday, March 15 at Mount Wachusett Community College, 444 Green Street. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the theatre of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. A resident ofWendell,Mass., the singer/songwriter performs powerful goddess and mythology-inspired folk […]

Renowned Environmentalist Marion Stoddart to Speak at MWCC

Renowned environmentalist Marion Stoddart, whose grassroots efforts led to the restoration of the Nashua River – once considered one of the country’s most polluted rivers – will share her experiences as a civic leader and pioneering activist during two presentations March 6 at Mount Wachusett Community College. The events will include the viewing of the […]

“Purification,” an Exhibition of Traditional Buddhist Sculptures and Contemporary Work by Thomas Matsuda

“Purification,” traditional Buddhist sculptures and contemporary work by Thomas Matsuda, will be on exhibition at Mount Wachusett Community College February 18 through March 15 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. An artist’s reception will take place Thursday Feb. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m., and an artist’s talk […]

MWCC Employees Raise $62,778 for Charitable Giving

Charitable giving by Mount Wachusett Community College employees topped $62,000, exceeding the college’s goal for the year. Through voluntary one-time donations and payroll deductions, and various on-campus fundraisers, faculty and staff pledged a total of $62,778 to the 2013 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign (COMECC) and the United Way of North Central Massachusetts. “I […]

MWCC Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebration

Mount Wachusett Community College kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration on Jan. 30. The 1960s-style band Shakin’ all Over performed tunes from the decades, while students, faculty and staff posed for 1960s photos. “I think what makes our 50th special, is we have faculty members who were here during the early years, including those who were […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrating 50th Anniversary in 2013

Much has transpired over the past five decades as Mount Wachusett Community College evolved from a fledgling institution to multi-campus college providing academic, workforce development and personal enrichment programs to more than 12,000 credit and noncredit students from throughout North Central Massachusetts. Since its founding, more than 100,000 students have attended “the Mount” under the […]

7th Grade Talent Search Participants Attend Leadership Conference at MWCC

More than 100 area seventh graders visited MWCC’s Gardner campus for a leadership conference featuring nationally known spoken word poet, performer and educator Michael Reyes. The students participated in two of the Division of Access and Transition’s federally funded TRIO programs, Educational Talent Search in Gardner, Fitchburg and Leominster, and the North Central Massachusetts Talent […]

Tributes for Newtown

Whether they are sending a hand-made angel, a teddy bear, joining journalist Ann Curry’s 26 Acts of Kindness movement, or paying tribute in any one of numerous other ways, members of the Mount Wachusett Community College community are honoring the memory of the 20 school children and six educators who lost their lives on Dec. […]