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Mount Wachusett Community College Student Participates in the Mass Cybersecurity Mentorship Program

The Mass Cybersecurity Mentorship Program was launched in the fall of 2020 with the goal of growing and diversifying the cyber workforce in Massachusetts. The program pairs diverse undergraduate students from across the Commonwealth with mentors from the state’s cybersecurity sector. This spring, MWCC student Elisabeth Bartus was one of the 41 mentees paired with […]

Fitchburg HS alumnus Theo Demosthenes recognized as 2022 Black Excellence on the Hill honoree

Our own Theo Demosthenes was honored at the 2022 Black Excellence on the Hill virtual event in February, hosted by the Massachusetts Black and Latino Legislative Caucus to commemorate Black community leaders who have made an outstanding commitment to their communities. Check out the full article on by Danielle Ray at the Sentinel and Enterprise.

MWCC Students Inducted into Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society

Fourteen new students were inducted into the Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society in a virtual ceremony on April 28, 2021. The Delta Alpha Pi (DAPi) is an academic honor society that recognizes students with disabilities for their academic achievements. There are over 170 DAPi chapters with over 3,200 members across the United States. Established in […]

MWCC Student Hafsa Asfa Awarded the Ruth E. Derfler Scholarship

The Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) has named Mount Wachusett Community College student Hafsa Asfa as its 2021 Ruth E Derfler Memorial Scholarship recipient. The Ruth E Derfler scholarship is given in memory of MCAE’s past president and colleague to a student who has completed their studies at a Massachusetts adult education program with […]

MWCC Student Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Paige Landry recognized for her commitment to solving public problems. MWCC is pleased to announce the inclusion of Human Services student Paige Landry in the 2021-2022 Newman Civic Fellowship cohort. Landry is one of only 212 students from 39 states, Washington, DC, and Mexico to earn this honor. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long […]

MWCC Students Named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce Hannah Bennett and John Maron have been included among the 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars and will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled […]

Panel of Local Latinx Leaders Urge Students to Step into Future Leadership Roles

GARDNER— Over 200 students from Mount Wachusett Community College and two local middle schools were urged to step into future leadership roles by a panel of local LATINX leaders in North Central Massachusetts as part of the college’s Tea Time Speaker Series, Monday, September 30. Students in the MWCC GEAR UP program from McKay and Longsjo […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Humanities Project to Explore Graphic Novels; Pulitzer-Prize-Winning Author Art Spiegelman to Speak

GARDNER– How graphic novels are used to talk about such topics as Alzheimer’s and the Holocaust will be the subject of a year-long Humanities Project at Mount Wachusett Community College, culminating with a lecture from the Pulitzer Prize winning author, Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivor’s Tale. Upcoming events will focus on films, art exhibits, and […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Hosts Backpack Drive and Provides Service Prior to Start of Fall Semester

GARDNER–The Mount Wachusett Community College Office of Student Life and The Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement conducted its annual backpack and school supply drive to benefit area children in foster care. Leadership Academy students assembled over 60 donated backpacks on their day of service, Wednesday, August 21.  Backpacks were […]

Massachusetts Community College STEM Deans Convene at the Mount

GARDNER–The Massachusetts Community College STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) deans met at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, Tuesday, August 20 and heard a presentation from Evan C. Bjorklund, Associate General Counsel for the Massachusetts Community Colleges on STEM Disability training. Newly elected Chair of the STEM Dean’s Council for the 2019-2020 year is […]