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Pedaling Along for a Cause (The Gardner News)

GARDNER About two dozen volunteers climbed aboard their spin-bikes at 9 a.m. on Sunday and began pedaling, and — with the exception of a short break now and then — they didn’t stop for the next three hours. The event, held at the MWCC Fitness and Wellness Center, was the 7th Annual Pedal to End […]

From Imagination to Truth

January 5, 2015 From Imagination to Truth By Michelle Valois At a recent event at my community college, students shared projects that were the result of an interdisciplinary study of Henry David Thoreau. One first-year student read an essay that compared “The Ponds” from Walden to E.B. White’s “Once More to the Lake.” Eloquent and […]

Mount Wachusett featured in statewide education plan

Source: The Gardner News 10/30/2014 BOSTON — At a time of rising demand for skilled college graduates in the commonwealth, the Department of Higher Education’s third annual Vision Project report shows progress being made to raise graduation rates and close achievement gaps among public college and university students in Massachusetts. But the report also projects […]

MWCC and Heywood Hospital Receive State Rapid Response Funding

GARDNER – Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded state funding to provide suicide prevention training to more than 730 Heywood Hospital healthcare employees. MWCC is the only one of 10 community colleges in Massachusetts awarded two grants totaling $123,073 in Rapid Response funding, Commissioner of Higher Education Richard Freeland announced Tuesday, May 28. With […]

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 […]

MWCC Offering Leadership Training Seminar Series for Executives & Professionals

MWCC’s Division of Lifelong Learning and Workforce Development is offering a leadership training seminar series for executives and professionals who are interested in an affordable, effective way to strengthen their skills. The Executive and Professional Development Seminar Series, offered at the college’s Devens campus, is designed for managers and executives at companies and non-profit organizations […]