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MWCC Hosting Discussion with Jim Polito

Mount Wachusett Community College will host conservative radio commentator Jim Polito for a discussion on media bias and making a difference in the community on November 15 at the college’s Gardner campus. “As much as I feel you can illuminate the mind of any person at any age, there’s nothing better than being before an […]

MWCC Celebrates First Generation Students; Hosts Panel Discussion

In honor of National First Generation College Students Day, Mount Wachusett Community College will be celebrating first-generation students at its three campuses in activities that will culminate with a panel discussion featuring students, faculty and staff who are the first among their families to have gone to college. “I believe that the opportunities afforded to […]

MWCC Students, Faculty and Staff Discuss White Privilege

White privilege was the topic of discussion at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series on Monday, Oct. 30th. The discussion centered on whether the gathered students, faculty and staff felt white privilege exists, how privilege influences their lives and what there is to do about privilege. “White privilege is how we present to […]

MWCC Open House Nov. 2 Gives Students Chance to Meet Faculty

Mount Wachusett Community College is opening its doors to potential students on Thursday, November 2, from 4:45 to 7:00 p.m. Program faculty, academic advisors, and admissions counselors will be on hand to explain programs, answer questions, provide campus tours, accept new students, advise on course selection, and help process financial aid paperwork. “Attending the Open […]

Aerosmith Tribute Band to Perform in Fundraiser at MWCC

The Draw the Line Aerosmith tribute band will be performing at Mount Wachusett Community College on Friday, Oct. 27 in a fundraiser for the MWCC Foundation. The 7 p.m. show at the Theatre at the Mount will feature music from the only endorsed Aerosmith tribute show. The band has received accolades for its faithful representation […]

Food Pantry Opens at MWCC’s Gardner Campus

A food pantry has opened at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus as the school community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. “When we started the Food for Thought Campus Pantry project, it was very important for us that the pantry be a space in which students feel welcome and safe. Today’s opening […]

MWCC Hosts Reception for Alumnus Art Show

A reception will be held on Friday for Mount Wachusett Community College Alumnus Taylor French Benoit at the MWCC East Wing Gallery to mark the beginning of an art show featuring his new work. “Primarily concerned with painting as process, my paintings seek to describe a perceptual process in and of themselves and become frameworks […]

MWCC Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning & Community Engagement Re-Opens

Students, staff and faculty celebrated the newly remodeled Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning & Community Engagement on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus. “The improvements to the center create a more comfortable and collaborative work environment that will help facilitate the center’s ongoing service learning projects, new food […]

MWCC Hosts Speaker Discussion on Gender Identity

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series held an interactive discussion and presentation titled “Gender Identity: Understanding Identity and Sexuality,” on Monday, Sept. 25. “Your gender identity is your interpretation of who you are,” keynote speaker Laura Farnsworth told a room of over 150 students, faculty and staff. “You don’t need to be put […]

MWCC to Open Food for Thought Campus Pantry

Mount Wachusett Community College officials have announced that the school will open an on-campus food pantry at its Gardner campus this fall as the campus community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. The announcement also kicked off a month-long food and fundraising drive. “Two out of three community college students are food insecure […]