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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 […]

MWCC Hosting Resource and Volunteer Fair

Mount Wachusett Community College will host over 20 area nonprofits for a resource and career fair next Thursday. “This is an excellent opportunity for students and community members to explore both volunteer opportunities and services within their communities,” said Southern New England Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Jana Murphy who organized the event. Beginning at 10 […]

Bemis Student Center Unveiled at Mount Wachusett Community College

The Bemis Student Center was unveiled at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner Campus Wednesday, with students, faculty, staff, area guests and officials celebrating the new student space. “I am very excited that we now have this new space that provides a place to be separate from our academic responsibilities, while remaining on campus. I know […]