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MWCC Celebrates First Generation Students; Hosts Panel Discussion

In honor of National First Generation College Students Day, Mount Wachusett Community College will be celebrating first-generation students at its three campuses in activities that will culminate with a panel discussion featuring students, faculty and staff who are the first among their families to have gone to college. “I believe that the opportunities afforded to […]

MWCC Hosting Commonwealth Corps Members

MWCC’s United Way Youth Venture program has been chosen as one of 17 Commonwealth Corps Host Site Partners. Administered by the Massachusetts Service Alliance, the Commonwealth Corps engages Massachusetts residents of all ages and backgrounds in service and capacity building to strengthen communities, address unmet community needs, and increase volunteerism. The program has a dual […]

MWCC Hosting Speaker Discussion “White Privilege? Understanding Systems of Power”

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series will hold a discussion and presentation titled “White Privilege? Understanding Systems of Power,” on Monday, Oct. 30 from 12 to 2 p.m. The facilitator for this event will be Shelley Errington Nicholson. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Educational Policy and Leadership at the University of […]

Michael King Inspires Students at United Way Youth Venture Fall Kick-Off Event

Participants in the United Way Youth Venture of North Central Massachusetts program were celebrated at the program’s inspirational annual Fall Kick-Off event, held at Mount Wachusett Community College. More than 300 students assembled on the MWCC campus last Friday to learn how they can create even more change in their communities and to help recognize […]

Food Pantry Opens at MWCC’s Gardner Campus

A food pantry has opened at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus as the school community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. “When we started the Food for Thought Campus Pantry project, it was very important for us that the pantry be a space in which students feel welcome and safe. Today’s opening […]

MWCC Receives $1.38M Upward Bound Math and Science Federal Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a $1,385,670 Upward Bound Math and Science Program grant from the U.S. Department of Education. “Upward Bound Math Science has touched the lives of many families in North Central Mass as they search for ways to provide college opportunities to their children. The uninterrupted funding from the Department of […]

MWCC Hosting Financial Literacy Fair

Mount Wachusett Community College will host a public financial literacy fair on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at the college’s Gardner campus from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Although it is hosted by the college’s Financial Aid Office, the goal is to provide a greater understanding of personal finances regardless of whether a person is in school […]

Boys & Girls Club COO Joins MWCC Board of Trustees

The Chief Operating Officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fitchburg, Leominster, and Gardner Donata J. Martin joined the Mount Wachusett Board of Trustees last week after being appointed by Governor Charlie Baker. “I am pleased to welcome Donata Martin to the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees. Her experience with the Boys […]

MWCC Hosts Reception for Alumnus Art Show

A reception will be held on Friday for Mount Wachusett Community College Alumnus Taylor French Benoit at the MWCC East Wing Gallery to mark the beginning of an art show featuring his new work. “Primarily concerned with painting as process, my paintings seek to describe a perceptual process in and of themselves and become frameworks […]

MWCC Celebrates Manufacturing Day with Devens Student Tours

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated Manufacturing Day on Friday by holding tours of its Devens campus and three area manufacturers for nearly 100 students. As part of Manufacturing Day, students attended tours of MWCC’s Devens Campus, Nypro Healthcare, SMC Ltd., and WestRock. The students were from Shriver JobCorps and the Fitchburg Freshmen STEM program. The […]