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Tea Time Speaker Series Celebrates Black History Month with Kimberly Jones

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series will be celebrating Black History Month with the presentation “Woman in Power: A multicultural perspective” on Monday, Feb. 27 from 12 to 1:30PM. Kimberly Jones, Esq will discuss barriers of woman of color in the workplace, education, and politics. Jones serves as the Vice President for Public […]

MWCC Offering New Substance Abuse Counseling Program, Community Forum, in Response to Opioid Crisis

Mount Wachusett Community College has launched a new substance abuse counseling certificate program and is hosting a free community forum with NARCAN® training to bolster public resources and address the opioid crisis that is impacting our region, the state and the nation. The free forum, Opiates in North Central Massachusetts: Education for Community-Wide Crisis Response, […]

The same differences Lesbian, gay, transgender people share trials, victories (The Gardner News, April 26, 2016)

GARDNER – Equal respect and consideration for one another was the takeaway message at Mount Wachusett Community College on Monday, as the school held a panel discussion featuring members of the LGBTQ community. The acronym stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans¬gender and Queer. A group of six students and educators, a majority from the Mount, talked […]

Tea Time Speaker Series: Understanding the LGBTQA Community

The Tea Time Speaker Series continues Monday, April 25 with a panel discussion, “Understanding the LGBTQA Community,” in the North Café. The event begins at 12:15 with refreshments, followed by an hour-long discussion between a panel of community leaders, students and staff who will discuss their struggles and the importance of building a strong support […]

MWCC Speaker Series Continues with Immigration and the Undocumented Student

Whether their relatives relocated to the U.S. generations ago or arrived just recently, participants in Mount Wachusett Community College’s dialogue on immigration realized their family histories share a common theme: Their parents, grandparents, ancestors or even they themselves emigrated for the hope of a better life and greater opportunity. More than 80 students, faculty, staff […]

Tea Time Speaker Series: Immigration and the Undocumented Student

The next Tea Time Speaker Series event, Immigration and the Undocumented Student, will take place Monday, March 28 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. in the North Cafe. MWCC Trustee and alumna Joana Dos Santos, executive director of the United Neighbors of Fitchburg/Cleghorn Neighborhood Center, is the featured presenter. A native of Uruguay, Dos Santos earned an associate degree in business […]

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 […]

Tea Time Series: Men of Color Panel Presentation to Explore Modern Barriers

Mount Wachusett Community College is launching its new public forum, the Tea Time Speaker Series, with a panel presentation exploring obstacles men of color face in today’s society, workforce and education system. The first forum of the series, a Men of Color panel presentation and Black History Month luncheon, will take place Monday, Feb. 29 […]