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Black History Month Events

In celebration of Black History Month, MWCC’s office of Student Life has planned the following events: Afro-Cuban Drumming by Afro-Cuban Fantasia – Come enjoy the sounds, rhythms and chants from Africa.  The group will be performing Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 12:30 to1:30 p.m. in the South Café.  The event is sponsored by the Student Life Office. Afro D […]

Mardi Gras Carnival & Karaoke

The annual Mardi Gras Carnival will take place Thursday, Feb. 7 from 6 to 10 p.m., featuring karaoke from 6 to 8 and dance from 8 to 10. $100 door prizes will be awarded hourly, and prizes of $100, $70 and $30 will be awarded for best costumes. Snacks and beverages will be available. The […]

Spring Welcome Back Fair

The spring welcome back fair will take place Thursday, Jan. 31  in the South Cafe. Novelty events, including free airbrush winter hats, personalized posters and other activities will be available 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the annual student club expo runs from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Student Life […]

50th Anniversary Kick-off Celebration

MWCC is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! Come celebrate in the style of the 60s on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The band Shakin’ All Over will perform from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the South Cafe and light refreshments will be served. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., have your picture taken in 60s style, […]

Public Service Career-Building Opportunities

Interested in a career in public service? Current members of the AmeriCorps and Commonwealth Corps organizations will discuss their experiences and the opportunities available to others during two upcoming sessions. These short-term, volunteer experiences, open to anyone age 18 and above, can help build up a résumé, enhance professional skills and open doors to new […]

MWCC Hosting FAFSA Day Massachusetts

Mount Wachusett Community College will host FAFSA Day Massachusetts on Sunday, Feb. 23rd at 1 p.m. at its Gardner campus, 444 Green St. The annual event provides free assistance to students and families seeking to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. A College Goal Sunday Program, FAFSA Day Massachusetts is a state-wide, non-profit, […]

Orientation for New Students

Orientation for new and transfer students will take place Thursday, Jan. 17 from 8 a.m. to noon at the Gardner campus. The orientation will include a general information session, academic and student success sessions, and more. For more information, contact the office of Student Life at 978-630-9142.

PN Pinning Ceremony

A Practical Nurse Pinning Ceremony will take place Monday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. During the ceremony, each graduate, dressed in a traditional nurse uniform, will be welcomed into the profession by having a nursing pin fastened to her/his lapel by a fellow nurse, a family member, […]

Winter Fest Fair

MWCC’s annual Winter Fest Fair, sponsored by the Student Life office, the Student Services division and CATS, will take place Dec. 5 and 6 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Commons area. Student clubs and organizations will raffle off decorated wreathes and various campus departments will raffle off theme baskets, with proceeds from both raffles […]

Governor Patrick Hosts Community College Meeting

Governor Deval Patrick hosted the first meeting of the Commonwealth’s 15 newly appointed community college board chairs on Nov. 29 to discuss the implementation of his community college plan. MWCC board Chair Tina Sbrega was among the participants. The governor’s community college plan, supported by the Legislature and included in the FY13 budget, focuses on […]