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Student-Run Toy Drive Assists 61 Families

The fourth annual Holiday Toy Drive and Fair organized by the Parent Support Group and Child Care Access Means Parents In School at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to 61 families last week, bringing smiles to over 130 children. Donations for the toy drive were collected during December from faculty, staff, and students at […]

Winterfest raises $4,410 to benefit MWCC’s Emergency Student Loan Fund

Mount Wachusett Community College’s student life office raised $4,410.85 last week to benefit the college’s Emergency Student Loan Fund that helps students buy textbooks, food, bus passes, gas and pay for other small expenses that can be a barrier to attending school. The funds were raised through the two day “Winterfest” which featured gift basket […]

MWCC Winter Coat Drive Distributes Warmth to Students

The winter chill is here, but over 100 winter coat drive items will help keep Mount Wachusett Community College students warm. The free items have been donated by caring faculty, staff, students and community members for MWCC student. The free items include winter jackets, dress jackets, gloves, scarves, hats, and boots for students in need. […]

Panel Talks Peace and Hope at MWCC

Mount Wachusett Community College hosted a panel exploring different perspectives on war, peace, prayer and growth at the Hope and Moving Forward symposium on November 28. The symposium guests shared their perspectives with a crowd of college students and community members. The wide-ranging discussion explored the current state of the world, the importance of finding […]

MWCC Staff Raising Student Loan Funds with Holiday Basket Raffle

Mount Wachusett Community College’s staff will be holding the annual Winterfest gift basket and wreath raffle on December 5 and 6 to benefit the college’s Emergency Student Loan Fund that helps students buy textbooks, food, bus passes, gas and pay for other daily expenses. Winterfest will be held at the college’s Gardner campus from 9 […]

MWCC Hosting Discussion of Peace and Prayer

Mount Wachusett Community College will explore different perspectives on war, peace, prayer and growth at the Hope and Moving Forward symposium on Wednesday, November 28. “I really hope people take away a message of inspiration and motivation. By having these community leaders speak with us I want people to remember that there is always something […]

Panelists Offer Encouragement to First-Generation Students

Mount Wachusett Community College students, faculty and staff who were the first among their families to have gone to college shared their experiences at a panel in honor of National First Generation College Students Day at MWCC’s Gardner campus. “I feel like being a first generation student has made me scrappier. Maybe I am not […]

MWCC Celebrates First Generation College Students Day

This year on Thursday, November 8th, 2018, Mount Wachusett Community College will be celebrating National First Generation College Students Day to honor those students who are the first in their families to attend college. Students arriving at the school between 7:30 – 9:00 am will be greeted by staff volunteers who will give each of […]

Dealing with Your Mental Health as a College Student

As college students, life can oftentimes be super stressful.  We no longer live under the umbrella of security and stability, but we’ve begun our own journey towards independence and discovering who we are meant to be.  Along that journey, there are many challenges we must face that make us stronger and more capable in the […]

MWCC Celebrates STEM Week with Panel and Hands-on Activities

Mount Wachusett Community College hosted over 80 students last week as they explored their options in various STEM and information technology related fields. These activities took place over the course of multiple days and coincided with Massachusetts’ STEM Week. The school’s STEM Saves the Planet event was held on Wednesday, October 24. Activities included hands-on […]