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Go Overseas and Enterprise Ireland Office Scholarships for Study Abroad

Go Overseas is pleased to announce they have again partnered with Enterprise Ireland to offer scholarships for students to study abroad in Ireland. One US undergraduate student will win $15,000 to cover the tuition to study abroad in Ireland for a semester in 2021 as well as a $7,000 stipend to cover additional expenses and […]

Are You a First-Generation Trailblazer?

What is a First Gen? The term first-gen or first-generation student seems simple enough, though there is some wiggle room in the definition. Being a first-generation student means that your parents or guardians have not completed their bachelor’s degree. However, if your parents or guardians have attended some college, earned their degree outside of the […]

Elevator Pitch Video Contest

Open to All MWCC Students!! What is an Elevator Pitch? A quick introductory summary of yourself, like a commercial. it is a concise and clear message of who you are, your goals and how your skills, and education can benefit a company or organization. Winner to be announced during the November Career Services Workshop! Submission […]

Art Club Sponsoring Mohamed Abou El Naga Presentation of Work

Mohammed Abou El Naga is a multidisciplinary visual artist, art professor, curator and developer. Throughout his colorful career, he created award winning art projects, assisted his community and brought up new generation of young artists with his teaching, workshop and his multitude of practices. Born in the Egypt, Abouelnaga graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts […]

On the Frontlines of COVID-19

Mount Wachusett Community College mother and son alumni Heidi (’13) and Branden Burke (’21) have been serving at the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic since early spring.  Heidi traveled and lived in New York City and Texas, and Branden in Texas to working in hospitals hit hard by the COVID -19 pandemic. The pair […]