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Student Launched Dog Biscuit Business During Her Time at MWCC

When Mount Wachusett Community College student Wendy Newcomb graduates on May 16, the ceremony will not only commemorate her education at the Mount, but be another chapter in her journey as an entrepreneur creating dog biscuits out of spent grains from breweries even as she battles a neurological disorder with no treatment or cure. Newcomb […]

Reflections of MWCC by Ashley McHugh

With graduation right around the corner, I would like to reflect on my years here at Mount Wachusett. If you had met me during high school – first, I am sorry! And second – you would know that I was not a good student by any means. I did not take my education seriously and […]

Choosing the Mount by Kaitlyn Fales

My name is Kaitlyn Fales, and I am here to celebrate our unique stories as a part of Mount Wachusett Community College. There are two key words that I ask you to remember once I conclude: unique, and community. Why? These two words may not mean more to you now than a few consonants and […]

MWCC Student Tackles the Ethics of Nanomedicine at the Undergraduate Research Conference

Recently I had the pleasure and opportunity to meet with one of Mount Wachusett Community College’s most promising and driven students, Djihane Abdelkebir. Djihane moved from Algeria to the U.S. less than two years ago, and has been diligently working towards on an associate’s degree in biology. Although she has only attended the Mount for […]

MWCC Inducts New Members to International Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

MWCC’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society inducted new members and presented sizable donations to community service organizations last week. During the chapter’s induction ceremony on May 3, the newest members of the organization were inducted into the honor society for high-achieving community college students. In addition to the ceremony, […]

Meet Two Amazing Students in the Graphic & Interactive Design Program

The Mount’s Graphic and Interactive Design (GID) major caters to students from all walks of life including first-year students, dual enrollment students, transfer students, and post-traditional students. This program offers a comprehensive curriculum which will prepare students for the workforce or the transfer college or university of their choosing. I got to talk with a few […]

MWCC’s Kimberly Cook to Receive 29 Who Shine Award

Mount Wachusett Community College student Kimberly Cook has been named one of the Bay State’s 29 Who Shine in recognition of her strong academic performance and commitment to fellow college students who are parents. “Kimberly is not only a standout student but is one of the founding members of the college’s Parent Support Group. The […]

Choosing the Mount by Jonathan Blouin

My name is Jonathan Matthew Blouin. I have been a student here at Mount Wachusett Community College for three years now. In my hometown of Townsend, Massachusetts, I found myself wanting more out of my high school experience. My town did not have much to offer and I did not have many friends. Quite honestly, […]