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MWCC Professors Present at Trauma-Informed Care Colloquium for Early Childhood Education Faculty and Administrators

Mount Wachusett Community College Education Department professors Thom Linehan and Maureen Provost joined Quinsigamond Community College faculty members Karen O’Neill and Julie Tripori to organize and present the Trauma-Informed Care Colloquium for Early Childhood Education Faculty and Administrators at Quinsigamond Community College on Friday, September 8, 2023. In attendance were early childhood education faculty, administrators, […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Names Ana M. Gaillat Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

Mount Wachusett Community College has named Ana M. Gaillat, PhD its new Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs. Gaillat joins MWCC from Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vermont where she served as the Dean of Academic Affairs – Chief Academic Officer with responsibility for college-wide curriculum development and evaluation, course and program assessment of […]

MWCC Student Newspaper The Mount Observer Commemorative Issue Highlights the Fitchburg Abolitionist Park

Mount Wachusett Community College’s student newspaper the Mount Observer and Graphic and Interactive Design students joined forces this spring to design and develop a commemorative magazine for the Fitchburg Abolitionist Park. Titled “Underground”, the publication cover and internal design elements were created by MWCC Class of 2023 Graphic and Interactive Design student Anya Ezechukwu, with […]

MWCC Student Christine Boadu named to Phi Theta Kappa All-Massachusetts Academic Team

Mount Wachusett Community College student Christine Boadu of Holden, MA has been named to the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Massachusetts Academic Team and will be honored with her peers in a ceremony to be held on May 4, 2023. “Christine is an exceptional young woman who holds leadership positions on campus, is an incredibly hard […]

MWCC Nursing Student Hanna Shailer honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has named 154 student civic leaders who will make up the organization’s 2023-2024 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Hanna Shailer, a student at MWCC, will join students from 38 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico to form the […]

Kimberly Shea, DNP, the College’s Dean of Nursing has accepted a position on the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

Kimberly Shea, DNP, Dean of Nursing at Mount Wachusett Community College was appointed to the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW). The MCSW works to promote rights for women and girls by offering recommendations regarding policy that help improve access and equal opportunity. Dean Shea will offer unique insights to the Commission based […]

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 […]