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50th Anniversary

MWCC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Receives CASE Award

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a bronze Excellence Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), District 1 in the Year-Long Special Events category for the multi-faceted 50th Anniversary celebration throughout 2013. The award was presented to the college during the District 1 awards celebration on January 29 in Boston. […]

Peace Pole Dedication Concludes MWCC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, Marks Start of Next Half Century

By Chelsea Quinn Students, faculty and staff of all ages gathered at the Gardner campus on Nov. 7 for a Peace Pole dedication. The pole, engraved “May peace prevail on earth” in eight languages, is a gift to the college from students in honor of MWCC’s 50th anniversary. The dedication was spearheaded by The Green […]

Area Legislators Wish MWCC a Happy 50th Anniversary

Area lawmakers traveled to Mount Wachusett Community College for a legislative breakfast on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Following the meeting, the North Central Massachusetts delegation presented a resolution congratulating the college on its 50th anniversary.  The resolution notes MWCC’s growth and academic excellence over the past five decades, as well as its leadership in the areas […]

MWCC 50th Anniversary Events Net $120,000 for Student Scholarships

As Mount Wachusett Community College’s year-long 50th anniversary celebration comes to a close, the varied events and activities provided an opportunity for members of the college and greater community to reflect on the past, reconnect with classmates and faculty, and make a positive impact on future students. Signature 50th anniversary events sponsored by the MWCC […]

First Release from MWCC’s Newest Recording Studio – Concert Video of Internationally Recognized Local Musician

If you missed the free Kellianna concert at Mount Wachusett Community College as part of the college’s 50th anniversary events, you can soon see what you missed on local cable access TV. Kellianna, an internationally recognized singer songwriter of Celtic myth and magic, is originally from Westminster. She graciously accepted an invitation from MWCC to […]

Free College Day Draws Learners of All Ages

More than 300 area residents turned out for Mount Wachusett Community College’s Free College Day on Saturday, April 13, registering for 800-plus seats in 50 workshops led by MWCC faculty and noncredit instructors who volunteered along with other members of the college community. One of the college’s 50th anniversary celebration events this year, Free College Day featured […]

American Veterans Traveling Tribute & Traveling Wall Coming to MWCC

Veterans and active members of America’s armed services travel great distances and make great sacrifices to preserve and protect freedom and liberty. How far will you travel to honor their contribution? The American Veterans Traveling Tribute will bring its Traveling Wall to Mount Wachusett Community College April 10 through 14, in honor of the college’s […]

Neo-Celtic Artist Kellianna to Perform Free Concert at MWCC

International neo-Celtic artist Kellianna will perform songs of myth and magic during a free concert Friday, March 15 at Mount Wachusett Community College, 444 Green Street. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the theatre of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. A resident ofWendell,Mass., the singer/songwriter performs powerful goddess and mythology-inspired folk […]

MWCC Kicks off 50th Anniversary Celebration

Mount Wachusett Community College kicked off its 50th anniversary celebration on Jan. 30. The 1960s-style band Shakin’ all Over performed tunes from the decades, while students, faculty and staff posed for 1960s photos. “I think what makes our 50th special, is we have faculty members who were here during the early years, including those who were […]