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39 Nursing Students Pinned During Year-End Ceremony

On Monday night, 39 licensed practical nursing students from 25 communities were welcomed into the nursing profession during the traditional nurses pinning ceremony that marks the end of their schooling at Mount Wachusett Community College. “The pinning ceremony is always my favorite,” MWCC President James Vander Hooven told a theater full of friends and family […]

Winterfest raises $4,410 to benefit MWCC’s Emergency Student Loan Fund

Mount Wachusett Community College’s student life office raised $4,410.85 last week to benefit the college’s Emergency Student Loan Fund that helps students buy textbooks, food, bus passes, gas and pay for other small expenses that can be a barrier to attending school. The funds were raised through the two day “Winterfest” which featured gift basket […]

Panel Talks Peace and Hope at MWCC

Mount Wachusett Community College hosted a panel exploring different perspectives on war, peace, prayer and growth at the Hope and Moving Forward symposium on November 28. The symposium guests shared their perspectives with a crowd of college students and community members. The wide-ranging discussion explored the current state of the world, the importance of finding […]

MWCC Staff Raising Student Loan Funds with Holiday Basket Raffle

Mount Wachusett Community College’s staff will be holding the annual Winterfest gift basket and wreath raffle on December 5 and 6 to benefit the college’s Emergency Student Loan Fund that helps students buy textbooks, food, bus passes, gas and pay for other daily expenses. Winterfest will be held at the college’s Gardner campus from 9 […]

MWCC Hosting Discussion of Peace and Prayer

Mount Wachusett Community College will explore different perspectives on war, peace, prayer and growth at the Hope and Moving Forward symposium on Wednesday, November 28. “I really hope people take away a message of inspiration and motivation. By having these community leaders speak with us I want people to remember that there is always something […]

MWCC Faculty to Discuss Sexuality and Gender at Winchendon’s Beals Library

Fans of The Handmaid’s Tale and 1984 will have an opportunity to explore the topics of sexuality and gender raised in those books during a discussion at the Beals Memorial Library in Winchendon on November 27 at 6:30 p.m. “This is a chance to talk about some of the challenging issues of our time by […]

Panelists Offer Encouragement to First-Generation Students

Mount Wachusett Community College students, faculty and staff who were the first among their families to have gone to college shared their experiences at a panel in honor of National First Generation College Students Day at MWCC’s Gardner campus. “I feel like being a first generation student has made me scrappier. Maybe I am not […]

MWCC Hosts Minority Mental Health Summit

Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed a gathering of students, community members, and care workers at a Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit on Monday, October 29. The event featured a panel of multicultural mental health professionals, suicide prevention trainings in English and Spanish, and a resource fair as part of the Tea Time Speaker Series. The […]

MWCC Celebrating First-Generation Students with Panel Discussion

In honor of national First-Generation Celebration Day, Mount Wachusett Community College will be hosting a panel discussion on November 8 designed to relay the experiences of successful first-generation college students. The panel will be held on Thursday, November 8 in the Multi-Purpose room at the college’s Gardner campus from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The panel […]

Media Area Dedicated to Vincent Ialenti at MWCC’s Gardner Campus

The Media Arts & Technology Center was dedicated to long-time professor and Mount Wachusett Community College administrator Vincent Ialenti on October 24. The ceremony took place in the media center, where a sign and plaque will stand to commemorate the newly-named center. The full language of the plaque explains the significance of Ialenti to the […]