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Sara Leopaldi Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Athol resident Sara Leopaldi has been named as a Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities working to advance the public purposes of higher education. Leopaldi is one of 142 students from 38 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico to be named to the cohort. The Newman Civic Fellowship is […]

President’s and Dean’s Lists for Summer 2023

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the summer 2023 semester. Students who complete a minimum of 12 semester hours are eligible. The Dean’s List requires a 3.30 to 3.99 grade point average while the President’s List requires a 4.0 grade point average. President’s List Marin E Harvey, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Abraham Bravo Sworn in as MWCC Student Trustee

Mount Wachusett Community College student Abraham Bravo was sworn in yesterday as the college’s Student Trustee at a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House conducted by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.   Bravo, who plans to pursue a degree in political science after graduating from MWCC, said that it was exciting to take part in the […]