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Club Members Recognized During Annual Reception

The annual Club Recognition Reception took place last week at the The Gardner Museum with students being recognized for their contributions to a vibrant community at Mount Wachusett Community College. The students at the event were from the over 30 clubs that MWCC currently has. These include special interest and social clubs such as Women […]

MWCC Students Hosting Opioid Addiction Awareness Panel

A panel organized by psychology students at Mount Wachusett Community College will discuss opioid addiction on Tuesday, May 1. The discussion will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the North Cafe and is open to the public. It will cover treatment centers, legislation and other state-level developments in Massachusetts and personal journeys of recovery. Panelists […]

Students Paint Wall with “Hope” at Mount Wachusett Community College

This semester, inspired by recent tragedies, the MWCC Art Club decided to take action through creation. “We wanted to show that in dark times there is still hope,” said Camilo Almarales, an art major who will graduate in 2019. Almarales, together with Art Club members Alyson Bois, Nick Lutz and Blake Denmark, painted a mural […]

MWCC Initiates First Ever Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society Members

Five Mount Wachusett Community College students were inaugurated into the Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society Thursday as the college became the eighth college in Massachusetts to host a chapter of the honor society recognizing high-achieving college and university students with disabilities. “You are joining an elite group of honors students across this country,” said Dean […]

MWCC Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society

Fifteen students from Mount Wachusett Community College were inducted into the Chi Gamma Chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma international business honor society recently. The honor society recognized the hard work and effort of the students at an induction ceremony on Friday, April 13. Alpha Beta Gamma was established in 1970 to recognize and encourage […]

Veterans Complete Mediation Training

Nineteen veterans were presented with mediation certificates Friday following a five-week long mediation program that was hosted at Mount Wachusett Community College. Most of those who took participated in the training were veterans or work with veterans. Certificates recognizing their 35 hours of training were presented by Massachusetts Senator Anne Gobi, Massachusetts Representative Susannah M. […]

MWCC President Vander Hooven Inaugurated

James Vander Hooven was officially inaugurated as the third president of Mount Wachusett Community College on Wednesday in front of a crowd of family, friends, community members, students, faculty and staff. The inauguration took place at 2 p.m. on March 28 at MWCC’s theater at the Gardner campus just over a year after Vander Hooven […]

Job Fair to Bring over 30 Employers to MWCC

Over thirty companies and organizations will be participating in a job fair held at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the Career Services/Experiential and Service Learning Department at the college, will provide students and community members with an opportunity to […]

Brewer Center Releases Kindness Calendar

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Brewer Center has released a Kindness Calendar for March that gives suggestions of small ways people can have a positive impact on other’s lives. “We had such a great success with our Do One Thing campaign that we wanted to keep the momentum going. This calendar is a way for students, faculty and […]

MWCC Holds “Thoughts and Prayers” are Not Enough: A Dialogue on Mass Shootings

Mount Wachusett Community College held a discussion on school safety in the wake of the country’s most recent mass shooting. “Regardless of where any of us stand on the many issues that surround the mass shootings that have become so prevalent in recent years, these events put many of us in a place of deep […]