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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. […]

Green Street Café, Fitness Center & Student Clubs Share During the Season of Giving

MWCC’s Green Street Café is continuing its holiday tradition of supporting Heifer International’s mission to end hunger and poverty around the world. Dining Services Manager Lynne Franciose and her team are collecting loose change and other donations through the end of January with the goal of raising $1,000 for the non-profit organization, which operates the […]

The Green Society Hosts Presentation on State’s Beetle Battle

The Green Society student sustainability club hosted a presentation Nov. 26 on two invasive beetles in Massachusetts to raise awareness in the community. Samantha Brady Stelmack, forest pest outreach and survey coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources, provided an overview of the damage in the state and in the country being caused by […]