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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 […]

Mount Wachusett Police Get New Headquarters

(This article was published by The Gardner News on Saturday, Sept. 9 and written by Andrew Mansfield) With new headquarters located next to the new student center, the Mount Wachusett Community College campus police are a nearby resource for the people they protect. The new 4,500-square-foot student center is set to be unveiled next week […]

MWCC Students Begin Fall Classes

Mount Wachusett Community College sprang to life on September 5 as classes began at the college’s classrooms in Gardner, Devens, Leominster and Fitchburg. “The beginning of the semester is an exciting and energetic time on all our campuses. Whether students are brand new to the school or returning for another year, faculty and staff are […]

MWCC to Hold Public Reception for New Bemis Student Center on September 13

Mount Wachusett Community College will host an Open House from 3 to 6 p.m. on the Gardner campus in the new Bemis Student Center on Sept. 13. The public, past MWCC staff and faculty, and all community partners are encouraged and invited to attend. The open house will take place the same day as a […]

Massachusetts Community Colleges Unite Against Hatred

The Presidents of the 15 Community Colleges of Massachusetts unite to voice our opposition to the violence, bigotry, racism and hate we witnessed in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. The students on our campuses across the Commonwealth reflect the rich diversity of our nation. Our philosophy of teaching and learning has, at its core, the […]

MWCC Student Center Nears Completion Ahead of September Opening

Walls are up and windows are going in at the new student center at Mount Wachusett Community College this week. The $3.5 million project will create a 4,500-square-foot student space, which officials say will open by the start of the school year in September. “An overwhelming majority of our students come here and spend the […]

Construction of $3.5M Student Center Begins at MWCC

The construction of a $3.5 million student center at MWCC has kicked off with the 4,500 square foot facility set to be completed in only 100 days. The student center is being partially funded by a generous donation of $500,000 from Bemis Associates, Inc through the Bemis Community Investment Fund. “This project will create an […]

MWCC to Host Nationally Acclaimed Poet Diane Fisher

Mount Wachusett Community College will host nationally acclaimed poet and author Diane Gilliam Fisher for a reading of selections from her book “Kettle Bottom” on April, 6. “When Diane Gilliam Fisher reads from “Kettle Bottom,” she performs the poetry and resurrects the poignant voices of the past with an undeniable authenticity,” said MWCC English Professor […]

MWCC President James Vander Hooven Signs on to CEO’s Against Stigma Campaign

James Vander Hooven, Ed. D, signed onto the CEO’s Against Stigma Campaign on Monday as he began his second week as Mount Wachusett Community College’s president. “I cannot control the family or community support mechanisms our valued employees may or may not have at home. What I can control is our ability here, in the […]

Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement Dedicated in Senator Stephen M. Brewer’s Name

The Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement at Mount Wachusett Community College was named in honor of Senator Stephen M. Brewer on Tuesday, March 7. The dedication celebration highlighted the impact the Senator had during his decades of civil service in his numerous roles that culminated with his position as the influential Chair of […]