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MWCC Students Highlight Diversity; Awarded with Free Class

Three Mount Wachusett Community College students were recognized last week with the 7th Annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition awards for work they did in defining what diversity means to them. “This is a very big occasion for the college every year and it speaks to our commitment to have an inclusive and inviting […]

MWCC Students Receive Diversity Scholastic Competition Awards

Three Mount Wachusett Community College students were recently honored as the winners of the 6th Annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition, receiving certificates and a free class. The three winners and their entries are Hafsa Asfa (of Fitchburg) – My Blood Type, Linda Maher (of Spencer) – Invisible Disability and Gina Vilayphone (of Westminster) […]

MWCC Announces Winners of 5th Annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition

Four MWCC students have been honored in the fifth annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition that sought out poems, essays and artwork highlighting the value diversity brings to learning and working. This year’s winners are Rachel Adams of Fitchburg, Kennedy Owino of Fitchburg, Rebecca Schlier of Westminster, and Gemini Walter of Leominster. Each will […]

Let’s Talk About Race – Mount Wachusett hosts Men of Color panel discussion

GARDNER – In an effort to close out Black History Month with a healthy dose of food for thought, Mount Wachusett Community College hosted a well-attended panel discussion and luncheon titled Men of Color on Monday. A major theme of the event was listening to panelists as they described their experiences growing up and becoming […]

Culture Fest 2016

The MWCC Culture Fest is back for the second time with its international event of entertainment, learning, and culture pm Wednesday, March 9 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the South Café. Join the fun and experience a variety of different cultures. The event, hosted by the MWCC Diversity Committee, consists of music, artifacts, […]

Diversity Scholastic Competition Winners Announced

MWCC students Kyle Johnson, Heather Rick and Tamara Harmon are the winners of the second annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. Each will receive a free, three-credit academic course. Rick, a paralegal studies major, was selected for her essay, Chair City, which reflected on her experience of class in Gardner. Her fiction, poetry and […]

Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition Winners Recognized

Joram Kiriungi, a nursing student who was born and raised in Kenya, Kate Murphy, a local artist and community volunteer majoring in Liberal Arts, and Renee Chandler, a human services major and poet, are the winners of Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition. The students were recognized by MWCC President Daniel M. […]