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7th Grade Talent Search Participants Attend Leadership Conference at MWCC

More than 100 area seventh graders visited MWCC’s Gardner campus for a leadership conference featuring nationally known spoken word poet, performer and educator Michael Reyes. The students participated in two of the Division of Access and Transition’s federally funded TRIO programs, Educational Talent Search in Gardner, Fitchburg and Leominster, and the North Central Massachusetts Talent […]

Survey Shows Area Businesses Cautiously Optimistic for 2013

The outlook for hiring trends in North Central Massachusetts in 2013 was rated as “fair to good” by a majority of employers who participated in a recent business trends survey conducted by four area Chambers of Commerce and Mount Wachusett Community College’s business department.  The online, confidential survey, conducted Nov. 1 through 23, targeted the […]

Economic Development Secretary Tours Collaborative Training Site

Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki and members of his team toured Nypro University on Dec. 11 to learn more about the unique academic and workforce training partnership between the Clinton-based manufacturer, MWCC and Fitchburg State University, as well as other economic initiatives in North Central Massachusetts. Secretary Bialecki, Eric Nakajima, Senior […]

Green Street Café, Fitness Center & Student Clubs Share During the Season of Giving

MWCC’s Green Street Café is continuing its holiday tradition of supporting Heifer International’s mission to end hunger and poverty around the world. Dining Services Manager Lynne Franciose and her team are collecting loose change and other donations through the end of January with the goal of raising $1,000 for the non-profit organization, which operates the […]

Gateway to College information sessions

The Gateway to College program at MWCC is accepting applications for the spring semester and has scheduled information sessions for prospective students. The program is for Massachusetts residents ages 16 to 21 who have left high school or at risk of leaving high school without a diploma. Home schooled students are also eligible to apply. Gateway […]

The Green Society Hosts Presentation on State’s Beetle Battle

The Green Society student sustainability club hosted a presentation Nov. 26 on two invasive beetles in Massachusetts to raise awareness in the community. Samantha Brady Stelmack, forest pest outreach and survey coordinator for the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources, provided an overview of the damage in the state and in the country being caused by […]

Recent Works by Local Artists on Display in East Wing Gallery

“Recent Works,” an exhibit featuring paintings by local artists Matthew Gaspar and Danielle Darling, is on exhibit through Jan. 2 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. Gaspar, a native of Gardner, studied art at MWCC and Assumption College before earning his bachelor’s degree in fine arts education from […]

Phi Theta Kappa Donates Project Graduation Funds to HOPE

Members of MWCC’s Phi Delta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently presented a donation to the House of Peace and Education from proceeds raised during the chapter’s ninth annual Project Graduation. The $300 donation was collected through the sale of Commencement DVDs in conjunction with the college’s Broadcasting and Electronic Media program. […]

2012 Fall Kick Off Event: 10 Years of United Way Youth Venture in North Central Mass.

It may have been raining heavily in Gardner on Friday, Oct. 19, but inside Mount Wachusett Community College it was bright and sunny with the sights and sounds of hundreds of local middle and high school students. More than 530 students from area schools traveled to MWCC for the United Way Youth Venture of North […]

Theatre at the Mount Announces 2013 Season

Theatre at the Mount takes great pride in presenting the very best of the just-released musicals and the 2013 season is packed with regional premiers. The theatre will also help MWCC celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special tribute to the music of the 60’s in October. The season opens in February with 9 to […]