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MWCC Professors to Discuss Surveillance in the Age of Alexa at Gardner Library

Two Mount Wachusett Community College Criminal Justice professors will be discussing modern surveillance techniques and their repercussions on Wednesday, October 10 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Levi Heywood Memorial Library at “Big Brother Meets Alexa: Surveillance in 1984 and 2018.” The discussion will be led by MWCC Criminal Justice Program Chair Reed Hillman […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC 2018 Criminal Justice Student Interns

Mount Wachusett Community College officials thanked police and other criminal justice partners from communities including Ashburnham, Gardner, Westminster, and Winchendon at a recent recognition luncheon. At the end of every semester, MWCC’s Criminal Justice department hosts a recognition luncheon where participating criminal justice students thank their internship hosts for all they have learned and for […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC Criminal Justice Student Interns

Mount Wachusett Community College thanked police and other criminal justice community partners from communities including Ashburnham, Athol, Fitchburg, Gardner, Lancaster, Westminster, and Winchendon at a recent recognition luncheon. At the end of every semester, MWCC hosts a recognition luncheon where participating criminal justice students thank their internship hosts for all they have learned and for […]

MWCC to Save Students Money with New Open Resources Pilot Program

(Update: For the fall semester of 2018, 11 faculty redesigned their courses for a total savings of $52,353.82 for students.) Mount Wachusett Community College is moving forward with a pilot program aimed at reducing the cost of books for students by tapping into Open Educational Resources (OER). “When faculty do this in their classroom, it […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC Criminal Justice Student Interns

Mount Wachusett Community College students thanked police and other criminal justice community partners from communities including Ayer, Gardner, Greenfield, Lunenburg, Orange, Templeton, and Westminster at a recent recognition luncheon. At the end of every semester, MWCC hosts a recognition luncheon where participating criminal justice students thank their internship hosts for all they have learned and […]

Expert says mothers at heart of terrorism prevention

(Article by Paula J. Owen Courtesy the Telegram & Gazette) There is a simple model to help fight terrorism, according to British international and counter-terrorism expert Robert Milton, and it includes empowering women, particularly mothers, to look for early signs of radicalization to start interventions before violent attacks occur. “Family is at the heart of […]

MWCC Professor Reed Hillman Receives Massachusetts Colleges Online Award

Reed Hillman, chair of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Criminal Justice program, was recognized at the recent Massachusetts Colleges Online conference as MWCC’s Course of Distinction award recipient for his online course “Massachusetts and the Federal System.” According to MWCC’s Dean of Academic and Institutional Technology Vincent Ialenti, Hillman’s experience as an attorney, state legislator, head […]