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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 […]

MWCC Salutes its Veterans and Supports Local Initiatives

In recognition that “freedom is never free,” MWCC student veterans and the college community united to host several events in honor of Veterans Day. The month-long celebration began on Nov. 1, when members of the student Veterans Group hosted a “Lunch with a Hero” event to enhance communication between military and non-military members of the […]

MWCC Seeks Comments for 2015-2018 Strategic Plan

Mount Wachusett Community College recently started the integrated strategic planning process to develop a new, four-year strategic plan for fiscal years 2015 to 2018. To inform and enrich this planning effort, a survey has been designed to provide faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members an opportunity to share their thoughts and opinions regarding institutional […]

Senior Vice President Sharyn Rice Receives An Outstanding Women in Business Award

Sharyn Rice, Senior Vice President of Access, Transition, and Development, is a recipient of the Worcester Business Journal’s 2012 Outstanding Women in Business Award. The award was announced Oct. 29 and this year’s six recipients will be recognized during a Nov. 16 luncheon at Tuckerman Hall in Worcester, hosted by the publication. She was recognized […]