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MWCC Tea Time Speaker Series Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce the return of the Tea Time Speaker Series on Friday, September 23, 2022 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm with “Grito de Lares / Puerto Rican Independence” at the college’s Gardner campus. September 23, 1868 marks Puerto Rico’s official declaration of independence from Spain, which led the […]

CNA to LPN Walkway

The MWCC Nursing program has a new option for students interested in entering the Practical Nursing program – the CNA to LPN Walkway. Students whose goal is to earn their practical nursing certificate can enter the MWCC CNA to LPN Walkway program where they will complete their licensed practical nursing prerequisites while earning their certified […]

Graduate Profile Michaela Short – 2022 College/University Student Production Award Winner

Class of 2022 graduate Michaela Short won five categories at the 2022 New England College/University Student Production Awards presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Awards were announced at a ceremony on June 14, 2022. Short’s production “Ashes” won the Music Video, Animation/Graphics/Special Effects, Audio/Sound (tie with Champlain College), Photographer, and Talent/Performer […]

Back to the Land – Horticulture with Professor LoCascio

During the spring and summer semesters, students taking our Horticulture course are enjoying their time outside and in our greenhouse with Professor George LoCascio. The course is designed to address the current climate crisis and food insecurity. This is accomplished in two ways; planting native plants that support biological diversity in order to make a […]

Juneteenth Learning Resources

Learning about Juneteenth is part of a broader education of the practice, impact, and legacy of slavery that speaks to Black history in this country, and therefore American history at large. Looking to dig a little deeper into the history of Juneteenth? Here are some resources to help you: PBS: What Is Juneteenth?: https://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/history/what-is-juneteenth/ What […]