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Mount Wachusett Community College Welcomes Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Art Spiegelman

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and illustrator Art Spiegelman will discuss his graphic novel, “Maus: A Survivor’s Tale”, on Thursday, April 16, at Mount Wachusett Community College. “Maus” tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s Europe, and his son, a cartoonist, coming to terms with his father’s story. According to a review in […]

NY Times Best Selling Author and Worcester Native Jarrett J. Krosoczka to Speak at MWCC

Worcester native Jarrett J. Krosoczka has been writing and illustrating books for young readers since the age of twenty-three. He has published over thirty titles, such as the popular graphic-novel series Lunch Lady and is a contributing writer to the Star Wars Jedi Academy series. Krosoczka has earned numerous accolades, including Eisner and Charlotte Award […]

MWCC Tea Time Series Highlights Gateway to College Opportunity for High School Students

Mount Wachusett Community College is now accepting applications for the fall 2020 Gateway to College program and offering several opportunities for community members and potential students to learn more about this Early College program. On February 24, the Tea Time Speaker Series will present “Alternative Education: Gateway to College” from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at […]

MWCC Presents “Race, Pop Culture, and the Black Panther Phenomenon” Discussion at the Heywood Library

How the Black Panther movie reversed Hollywood stereotypes and how race is depicted in pop culture will be the subject of a lively conversation led by Candace Shivers, Associate Professor of Human Services and Sociology, Wed., Feb. 26, from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Levi Heywood Memorial Library in Gardner in a presentation entitled “Race, Pop […]

MWCC Welcomes Winchendon Architect, Artist and Philanthropist J. Robert Jennings

On March 4, 2020, Mount Wachusett Community College welcomes Winchendon resident J. Robert Jennings for a college and community-wide discussion of his life and work as a structural engineer, environmental designer, architect, peace activist and co-founder of Noonday Farm, a nonprofit serving the residents of Winchendon with educational programs and free organic food to those […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Hosts Backpack Drive and Provides Service Prior to Start of Fall Semester

GARDNER–The Mount Wachusett Community College Office of Student Life and The Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement conducted its annual backpack and school supply drive to benefit area children in foster care. Leadership Academy students assembled over 60 donated backpacks on their day of service, Wednesday, August 21.  Backpacks were […]

Massachusetts Community College STEM Deans Convene at the Mount

GARDNER–The Massachusetts Community College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) deans met at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Tuesday, August 20 and heard a presentation from Evan C. Bjorklund, Associate General Counsel for the Massachusetts Community Colleges on STEM Disability training. Newly elected Chair of the STEM Dean’s Council for the 2019-2020 year is […]

MWCC Student Recognized at State House

Mount Wachusett Community College student Alexsandra Wadleigh was honored last month at the Massachusetts State House for her accomplishments. Wadleigh was a speaker at the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Client Celebration that was held on June 26. The event was created to celebrate those involved with DTA programs that help provide job training, education, […]

MWCC Auto Tech Graduate Hired at Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury

Mount Wachusett Community College Auto Technology graduate Jason Patnaude has been hired as a Mercedes/Sprinter Technician at Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury after a successful internship. Patnaude graduated in May from MWCC with an Associate’s Degree in Automotive Technology. Leading up to graduation, he had been interning at Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury, which is part of Wagner Motors. […]

MWCC Receives Grant to Provide Early Childhood Education Training

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a $296,904 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) that will allow the school to provide free classes for Early Childhood Education professionals and training to help local childcare facilities. “Childcare is essential to the businesses and residents in our […]