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Tea Time Series Returns for 2020-2021 Events

The nationally recognized Tea Time Speaker Series returns this fall with “Leadership is Not a Title, It’s an Action” from award-winning speaker Erika Gilchrist on October 26, 2020. Gilchrist, a 20 year veteran of the speaking circuit, is the author of over a dozen books, creator of the WTF – Women Thriving Fearlessly! Brand, and […]

75 New Members Join International Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society inducted new members in a virtual ceremony on May 8th, 2020. Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for personal, academic and professional growth through participation in […]

MWCC Confers Degrees and Certificates to the Class of 2020

Mount Wachusett Community College Confers 772 Degrees and Certificates to 727 Students Gardner – May 20, 2020 – Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic achievements of its graduates during the college’s 55th commencement, held virtually via live stream, on May 20. A total of 727 students graduated, with 564 associate degrees and 208 certificates […]

Early College Graduation Keynote, Commissioner of Higher Education, Carlos E. Santiago

GARDNER, MA – May 4, 2020 – Commissioner of Higher Education for Massachusetts, Carlos E. Santiago, will deliver the keynote address during the Mount Wachusett Community College Early College Virtual Graduation on Friday, May 29, 2020. The 63 anticipated graduates have been participants in one of two MWCC dual enrollment programs, the Gateway to College […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Announces Commencement Speaker, Maria Milagros

Local author and TEDx speaker Maria Milagros will deliver the keynote address during the Mount Wachusett Community College Virtual Commencement on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. “In her work as an author, life coach and storyteller, Maria is known for finding hope in situations that are not particularly hopeful, for finding gratitude every day – even […]

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 […]