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Center For Civic Learning And Community Engagement

MWCC Student Leader Honored at State Level for Enthusiasm and Dedication

Mount Wachusett Community College student leader John Day was recognized for his enthusiasm and dedication, qualities demonstrated by Dean Richard Sullivan, formerly of Cape Cod Community College (CCCC). Day received the Dean Sullivan Award at the Community College Student Leadership Association’s (CCSLA) annual conference, held Oct. 16 through 17 in Wakefield, months after receiving the […]

Candidates for State Representative in Second Worcester District Debate at MWCC

The two state representative candidates in the Second Worcester District debated several issues at MWCC’s Gardner campus on Oct. 15, less than three weeks before Massachusetts’ Nov. 4 general election. Incumbent State Representative Jonathan Zlotnik, D-Gardner, and challenger Garret Shetrawski, R-Winchendon, articulated their views on gun control, medical marijuana, a potential natural gas pipeline and […]

MWCC Hosts Annual United Way Day of Caring

Capitalizing on its students’ eagerness to participate in community-engagement activities and a successful first year, Mount Wachusett Community College hosted its second annual United Way Day of Caring at its Gardner campus on Thursday, Sept. 18. Through the leadership of the Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement, more than 200 volunteers packaged 20,736 meals […]

MWCC Hosts Gardner Debates

Gardner’s two mayoral candidates squared off in a debate on Oct. 16 at MWCC’s Gardner campus in advance of the Nov. 5 election. Incumbent Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke and Ward 2 Councilor Christine Wilson shared their views on economic development, the municipal budget, taxes and other priority topics during the 90 minute debate co-sponsored by […]