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MWCC Student Leaders Feted at State House Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College student leaders Elizabeth Reiser and Karen Duchnowski were honored as members of the All-Massachusetts Academic Team during a recognition ceremony at the State House on April 17. The Phi Theta Kappa honor society, community college presidents and the Massachusetts Community College Association sponsored the event. Reiser, a Gardner resident, is president […]

Computer Graphic Design Exhibit Showcases Student Talent

Computer Graphic Design student Edward Sanchez won the top award during the department’s annual spring exhibit and awards ceremony on April 25. Sanchez won best of show in the brochure category for his Jeep brochure design.The event is a juried honors exhibition of student design projects in 17 categories from both the print and web […]

MWCC Student Trustee Among “29 Who Shine” at Massachusetts Colleges and Universities

Twenty-nine outstanding 2013 graduates of Massachusetts community colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts will be honored for academic achievement and their contributions to the Commonwealth during a Statehouse ceremony on May 2 sponsored by the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. MWCC Student Trustee Christine L. Eck, a human services major, was selected as […]

Phi Theta Kappa Gears Up for 10th Annual Project Graduation

By Elizabeth Reiser Mount Wachusett Community College’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is sponsoring its 10th annual “Project Graduation” food drive in conjunction with the college’s 48th Commencement ceremony on May 16. In addition, the chapter is once again joining with the Broadcasting and Electronic Media program and the […]

My Alternative Spring Break with MTV & the United Way

By Naomi Kiarie I have spent most of my life volunteering in various activities in church and school. I haven’t been able to do as much these last couple of years because I was trying to get my prerequisites in for nursing. And then nursing school started, and I didn’t have a lot of time […]

Tributes to Veterans

Visitors from throughout New England joined the college community to honor fallen veterans of the Vietnam War during a memorial tribute sponsored by the college’s student Veterans Group, the Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success, and area supporters.The American Veterans Traveling Tribute brought its Traveling Wall to MWCC April 10 through 14. The wall,  an […]

MWCC Celebrates Women’s History Month

MWCC’s celebration of Women’s History Month continues with several upcoming events. Earlier this month, the annual Women’s HerStory project was unveiled, featuring college faculty and staff who play an important role in the lives of students. This year, the HerStory project recognized Carrie Arnold, adjunct faculty member, biotechnology; Carol Chodorow, adjunct faculty, math; Michelle Contey, academic and […]

American Veterans Traveling Tribute & Traveling Wall Coming to MWCC

Veterans and active members of America’s armed services travel great distances and make great sacrifices to preserve and protect freedom and liberty. How far will you travel to honor their contribution? The American Veterans Traveling Tribute will bring its Traveling Wall to Mount Wachusett Community College April 10 through 14, in honor of the college’s […]

Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition Winners Recognized

Joram Kiriungi, a nursing student who was born and raised in Kenya, Kate Murphy, a local artist and community volunteer majoring in Liberal Arts, and Renee Chandler, a human services major and poet, are the winners of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. The students were recognized by MWCC President Daniel M. […]