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Choosing the Mount by Jonathan Blouin

My name is Jonathan Matthew Blouin. I have been a student here at Mount Wachusett Community College for three years now. In my hometown of Townsend, Massachusetts, I found myself wanting more out of my high school experience. My town did not have much to offer and I did not have many friends. Quite honestly, […]

United Way Youth Venture Students Inspire Community Members

The United Way Youth Venture program held its third annual Spring Showcase at Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg on March 22 where student venture teams displayed their community projects. The event gave over 200 students from around the region — representing close to 70 communities— a chance to show off their youth-led, youth-created service programs […]

225 New Citizens Sworn in at Mount Wachusett Community College

Families waited patiently, beaming with pride for the 225 immigrants becoming U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at Mount Wachusett Community College. New citizens from 46 Massachusetts communities and their families and friends packed the campus theater for the public event. U.S. District Court Judge David H. Hennessy presided over the ceremony as the […]

MWCC To Hold Free Veteran Financial Literacy Workshops Thanks to $4K Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College will hold four free financial literacy workshops for veterans and their families at its Leominster campus following the receipt of a $4,050 grant. “No one individual can be an expert in everything. Yet veterans and their families are required every day to make financial decisions that can have significant and long-term […]

Student Leaders To Show Off Their Service Efforts During 3rd Annual United Way Youth Venture Spring Showcase Event

The United Way Youth Venture program of North Central Massachusetts will be celebrating student projects at their second annual UWYV Spring Showcase event at the Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg on March 8th from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a chance for everyone, the public is invited to attend, to see the incredible efforts […]

Rotary Club of Gardner Donates $2K to Benefit MWCC Students

The Rotary Club of Gardner donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation last Tuesday in recognition of the ongoing partnership in producing the Rotary’s annual televised auction fundraiser. “We’re pleased to be able to support the college and the media department that does such a great job,” said Auction Logistics Coordinator Mike Ellis. […]

MWCC Holding Grand Re-Opening of Mount Fitness

A grand re-opening will be held at the fitness center at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to celebrate the new name of Mount Fitness. “Our goal is to a create a new energy and push for our fitness center. We want everyone to know […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC Criminal Justice Student Interns

Mount Wachusett Community College thanked police and other criminal justice community partners from communities including Ashburnham, Athol, Fitchburg, Gardner, Lancaster, Westminster, and Winchendon at a recent recognition luncheon. At the end of every semester, MWCC hosts a recognition luncheon where participating criminal justice students thank their internship hosts for all they have learned and for […]

MWCC Toy Drive Assists 60 Families

The third annual Holiday Toy Drive and Fair organized by the Parent Support Group at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to more than 60 families this week. The toy drive was hosted by MWCC’s Parent Support Group that collected donations during December from faculty, staff, and students. The gently used or new toys, books, […]

Hillary Newsome Foundation Donates Truckload of Food to MWCC Food Pantry

The Hillary A. (Bartlett) Newsome Foundation donated 15 moving boxes of food to the Mount Wachusett Food for Thought Pantry Wednesday morning. The donations were made in honor of MWCC alumna Hillary Newsome who passed away last year. The food was gathered as part of a food drive at the Samoset School in Leominster with […]