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Free STEM Awareness Day at MWCC Showcases Careers, Scholarships & Transfer Paths

High school students who are aspiring scientists, engineers and mathematicians interested in high tech careers are invited to attend Mount Wachusett Community College’s fourth annual STEM Awareness Day on Friday, March 2 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “This is a great opportunity for students to explore potential careers in STEM fields through hands-on activities. […]

Student Leaders To Show Off Their Service Efforts During 3rd Annual United Way Youth Venture Spring Showcase Event

The United Way Youth Venture program of North Central Massachusetts will be celebrating student projects at their second annual UWYV Spring Showcase event at the Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg on March 8th from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a chance for everyone, the public is invited to attend, to see the incredible efforts […]

Bystander Training Bolsters Students, Community at MWCC

At a recent bystander training, over 30 students were educated on how they can make a positive impact on their community by being observant of and compassionate to fellow students. The training is designed to make MWCC’s campuses stronger and safer, said Jason Zelesky. Most problematic behaviors that happen on college campuses involve bystanders, or […]

Tea Time Speaker Series Presents: A Panel on African American Leadership in North Central Massachusetts

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series will celebrate Black History Month with a luncheon and a panel discussion on African American Leadership in North Central Massachusetts on Monday, Feb. 26 from 12 to 2 p.m. “Please join us as we celebrate the leadership of African Americans in North Central Massachusetts,” said Sharmese Gunn […]

MWCC Students Create Valentine’s for Vets

Mount Wachusett Community College students created 135 handmade Valentine’s Day cards that have been distributed to veterans in thanks for their service. “Veteran’s get cards during Christmas, Thanksgiving and of course Veteran’s Day but not during Valentine’s Day and I thought it would be cool to do Valentine’s for Vets,” said MWCC Students Laryssa Truesdale […]

MWCC Student Completes First Commonwealth Commitment Transfer to UMass Amherst

Mount Wachusett Community College Student Kyle Deane is the first student to successfully transfer to UMass Amherst through the Commonwealth Commitment program, a college access and affordability initiative championed by Governor Charlie Baker. “The hard work and dedication Kyle Deane displayed in completing his associate degree on an accelerated timeline while making use of the […]

MWCC Announces February Know Before You Go! Transfer Month Events

Mount Wachusett Community College is calling on students to take control of their future and plan their transfer pathway early through a series of Know Before You Go! month transfer events. “If community college students are serious about transferring, they need to speak with their advisor as early as possible. I like students to have […]

MWCC Coat Drive Collects Over 100 Articles of Clothing for Students

Mount Wachusett Community College faculty and staff collected over 100 articles of winter clothing for students during a recent on-campus coat drive. “We have a lot of students who struggle with meeting basic needs, which is why we have a food pantry. When winter came in, people around campus were having conversations about how some […]

Lifelong Learning Courses at MWCC Prepare Workforce; Provide Ongoing Education

MWCC has announced its latest round of lifelong learning classes, with courses aimed at addressing community needs, workforce development and providing an avenue for curious minds in the region. MWCC’s lifelong learning courses include a wide-array of noncredit courses designed for people continuing their education, exploring new interests or expanding their career options. The spring […]

Rotary Club of Gardner Donates $2K to Benefit MWCC Students

The Rotary Club of Gardner donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation last Tuesday in recognition of the ongoing partnership in producing the Rotary’s annual televised auction fundraiser. “We’re pleased to be able to support the college and the media department that does such a great job,” said Auction Logistics Coordinator Mike Ellis. […]