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Students Fight Hunger with Character Breakfast this Saturday March 30, 2019

MWCC’s Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society invites the local community to join them for their annual kids’ Character Breakfast event happening this Saturday, March, 30th. Every year, MWCC hosts a fundraiser to raise awareness and donations for food insecurity on campus and in the community. This family-friendly event is open to the community and offers […]

MWCC Celebrates Africa with Tea Time Series Event

“Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it.”– Marian Wright Edelman February is an important and meaningful month to many families and individuals across the country as it celebrates black history and culture. MWCC always celebrates Black History month, and this year will […]

Study Abroad with MWCC & Broaden Your Perspective

Have you ever dreamed of studying in another country during your college career?  Are you desperate for change and culturally diverse scenes?  Now’s your chance!  Mount Wachusett is offering the PERFECT opportunity to cure that case of wanderlust while you learn about and experience the world through new eyes. MWCC’s Study Abroad Opportunity Next year, […]

Tips to Help You File the FAFSA 2019-2020

If you need financial aid help paying for college, you need to fill out the FAFSA. Filling out your FAFSA can seem daunting, but in actuality, applying can be easy if you go into it with the right information and a basic understanding of the process. Step #1: Create your FSA ID Your FSA ID […]

MWCC Returns to Costa Rica in 2019

From June 1st – June 8th, 2019, nine of our students will be across the globe, making an impact in the world!  The International Service Trip, sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement, will be hosted by True Nature Travels. Grab Your Spot! There’s only […]

6 Tips for Returning to School as a Parent

  “I had lived with the lie that I was never going to be anything more than a food service worker and I had settled,” said Lisa Ferrara-Caron. A mother of six, she was working at a restaurant as an office manager and did the books. After her husband noticed her interest in accounting and […]

MWCC Business Students Present a Marketing Plan to Benefit Clear Path NE Veterans’ Center

It’s an MWCC tradition. The week before the fall semester ends, Professor Emeritus John Reilly’s Strategic Management Capstone class presents a marketing plan for a local nonprofit organization. This year, six students dressed in business attire, gathered at the MWCC Leominster campus to give their ideas to one of the area’s newest nonprofits, Clear Path […]

A Statement from Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven on the passing of Arthur F. Haley, Founding President

While I never had the chance to meet President Haley, I feel as though I did each and every day. His passion for education, our community and building our college is clearly seen even today. The main academic building of the Gardner campus is named in his honor in recognition for his exemplary service of […]

MWCC Celebrates First Generation College Students Day

This year on Thursday, November 8th, 2018, Mount Wachusett Community College will be celebrating National First Generation College Students Day to honor those students who are the first in their families to attend college. Students arriving at the school between 7:30 – 9:00 am will be greeted by staff volunteers who will give each of […]

Now is the Perfect Time to Sign-up for Personal Enrichment Classes

A life well-lived is about more than just working hard and checking off your “to do” list. It’s important to stay involved, engaged, and curious. MWCC’s Lifelong Learning program offers community members a variety of personal enrichment classes to help them find and follow their interests. If you’ve ever wanted to learn a new skill […]