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MWCC Students Hosting Opioid Addiction Awareness Panel

A panel organized by psychology students at Mount Wachusett Community College will discuss opioid addiction on Tuesday, May 1. The discussion will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the North Cafe and is open to the public. It will cover treatment centers, legislation and other state-level developments in Massachusetts and personal journeys of recovery. Panelists […]

Student Leaders Elected at MWCC

Nine Mount Wachusett Community College students were elected by their peers to student government leadership positions recently. The vote that took place on April 12 set the student representation at the college for the next year. Those representatives are:   Sophomore Representatives: Allison Guthrie of Templeton Riya Patel of Ashburnham Ethan Williams of Leominster   […]

Tea Time Speaker Series Hosting Indigenous Peoples and Native American Indians Panel

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series will host a panel discussion highlighting indigenous peoples and Native American Indians on Monday, April 30 from 12 to 2 p.m. “Together we will listen as members of the Cherokee, Nimpuc, Taíno, Pocasset Wampanoag, and Mashantucket Pequot tribes and a researcher share their cultural experiences, life stories, […]

MWCC Initiates First Ever Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society Members

Five Mount Wachusett Community College students were inaugurated into the Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society Thursday as the college became the eighth college in Massachusetts to host a chapter of the honor society recognizing high-achieving college and university students with disabilities. “You are joining an elite group of honors students across this country,” said Dean […]

MWCC Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society

Fifteen students from Mount Wachusett Community College were inducted into the Chi Gamma Chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma international business honor society recently. The honor society recognized the hard work and effort of the students at an induction ceremony on Friday, April 13. Alpha Beta Gamma was established in 1970 to recognize and encourage […]

MWCC Welcomes Mount Ida College Vet Tech Students

Mount Wachusett Community College announced Monday that it welcomes students from the Mount Ida College Veterinary Technician Associate of Arts program and will assist with their transfer into MWCC where they can begin classes as early as this summer. “Mount Wachusett’s Veterinary Technician program is happy to welcome any student that was enrolled in the […]

Community Invited to Character Breakfast at MWCC

Characters from fairy tales, cartoons, storybooks and beyond will be making a special appearance at Mount Wachusett Community College on Saturday, April 7 during the Fourth Annual Phi Theta Kappa Character Breakfast. The annual character breakfast will take place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at MWCC’s South Cafeteria. In addition to volunteers dressed in costume, […]

United Way Youth Venture Students Inspire Community Members

The United Way Youth Venture program held its third annual Spring Showcase at Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg on March 22 where student venture teams displayed their community projects. The event gave over 200 students from around the region — representing close to 70 communities— a chance to show off their youth-led, youth-created service programs […]

MWCC President Vander Hooven Inaugurated

James Vander Hooven was officially inaugurated as the third president of Mount Wachusett Community College on Wednesday in front of a crowd of family, friends, community members, students, faculty and staff. The inauguration took place at 2 p.m. on March 28 at MWCC’s theater at the Gardner campus just over a year after Vander Hooven […]