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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 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 […]

Congratulations to our First Paramedic Class

On January 9, 2020, Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed nine new Paramedics to the profession during a pinning ceremony at the Gardner campus. Surrounded by loved ones and supporters, the inaugural class was pinned by Program Director Peter Laitinen, RN, BSN, NRP, who expressed his gratitude for the trust placed in him and MWCC by […]

Health Career Opportunity Program Students Awarded $21,000 in Scholarships

The Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Health Care Opportunity Program (HCOP) has awarded scholarships to 14 students who have completed the unique grant-funded program elements which helped them to discern and plan for a career in a health profession. These students will continue their academic journey in their selected programs of study, utilizing this scholarship […]

Inaugural Veterinary Technology Class of MWCC Holds Pinning Ceremony

The Mount Wachusett Community College Veterinary Technology program recognized its inaugural class of graduates during a pinning ceremony held at the Gardner campus on Thursday, December 19th. The honorees received their pins and took the official veterinary technician’s oath, administered by department chair Alexandra McNamara, CVT.  Receiving their pins were Emily Adams, Faith Bradley, Jasmine […]

Early College Summit Highlights Successes and Importance of Early College Investments

On October 24, the North Central MA Early College Summit brought together educators, students, and civic leaders for a day of discussion and advocacy. The Early College partnership between Mount Wachusett Community College, Fitchburg State College, Gardner High School, Leominster High School and Center for Technical Education, and the Sizer School creates a pipeline to […]

Tea Time Speaker Series: School to Prison Pipeline and Cultural Competency

Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline: Systems of Oppression with Dr. Haner Hernández In conjunction with the CHNA9 Racial Justice Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) and Gardner Coalition Action Team (GCAT), LUK Inc, Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series is pleased to host Dr. Haner Hernández, Senior Consultant to the Massachusetts Department of […]

North Central MA Early College Summit Coming October 18 to Leominster Doubletree

Day-long event will feature keynote speakers Carlos E Santiago, Commissioner of Higher Education and Chris Gabrieli Chairman of the Board of Higher Education Leominster, MA – On Friday, October 18, 2019, North Central MA Early College Academy member superintendents and educators, higher-ed representatives, early college students, and local economic and civic leaders will come together […]