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MWCC Graduates 22 in First Class of Second Chance Pell Pilot Program at MCI-Shirley

Tuesday, July 17
A group of 22 inmates of MCI-Shirley received their Small Business Management certificate last month from Mount Wachusett Community College as part of a national pilot program designed to provide education as a means of reducing recidivism and easing the transition out of prison. “Many of the students had their families visiting for the ceremony […]
A man stands in front of a group of students speaking to them. They are outside standing in front of an area of cleared woods.

Talent Search Students Learn about Sustainable Landscaping and Composting at MWCC

Monday, July 16
Students participating in the Mount Wachusett Community College Summer Program, an extension of North Central Massachusetts Talent Search, learned about landscaping and composting last week and then used that knowledge to map out their ideas for a new section of landscaping at the college. The students from communities that include Gardner, Clinton, Winchendon, Athol and […]