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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 […]

Recent Works by Local Artists on Display in East Wing Gallery

“Recent Works,” an exhibit featuring paintings by local artists Matthew Gaspar and Danielle Darling, is on exhibit through Jan. 2 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. Gaspar, a native of Gardner, studied art at MWCC and Assumption College before earning his bachelor’s degree in fine arts education from […]

Phi Theta Kappa Donates Project Graduation Funds to HOPE

Members of MWCC’s Phi Delta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently presented a donation to the House of Peace and Education from proceeds raised during the chapter’s ninth annual Project Graduation. The $300 donation was collected through the sale of Commencement DVDs in conjunction with the college’s Broadcasting and Electronic Media program. […]

Theatre at the Mount Announces 2013 Season

Theatre at the Mount takes great pride in presenting the very best of the just-released musicals and the 2013 season is packed with regional premiers. The theatre will also help MWCC celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special tribute to the music of the 60’s in October. The season opens in February with 9 to […]

MWCC Salutes its Veterans and Supports Local Initiatives

In recognition that “freedom is never free,” MWCC student veterans and the college community united to host several events in honor of Veterans Day. The month-long celebration began on Nov. 1, when members of the student Veterans Group hosted a “Lunch with a Hero” event to enhance communication between military and non-military members of the […]