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MWCC Early College Alumni Success Story: Kaitlyn Fales

Kaitlyn Fales came to MWCC in 2016 as a Pathways Early College Experience student. During her time at the Mount, her grades earned her membership in the Alpha Beta Gamma International Business Honor Society and the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Her 4.0 grade point average earned her the President’s Key upon her graduation, […]

MWCC THRIVE Center and ACT Center

What is the Difference? The THRIVE Center is a newly added area to Mount Wachusett Community College that provides support for students. While the Academic Advising, Career, and Transfer office (ACT) also provides students with support, there are a few key differences. In this article, we will break down those differences and help you determine […]

Diversity Abroad and Education in Ireland Announce New Inclusive Scholarship

In collaboration with Diversity Abroad, Education in Ireland recently announced the creation of a new scholarship program: the Inclusive Ireland Scholarships, which will support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students to study abroad in Ireland.  With a commitment to providing academically rigorous and culturally immersive study abroad experiences for students from all backgrounds […]

What’s the difference between the Computer Information Systems and Computer Science Degrees?

Computer Information Systems (CIS) vs. Computer Science (CS) Which Degree is Right for You? You may find yourself comparing Computer Information Systems (CIS) and Computer Science (CS) and wondering which one is right for you. While the two degrees overlap somewhat, there are some major differences between Computer Information Systems and Computer Science. Below we […]

The Culture of Business Cards

In American culture, we hand out business cards in a very casual manner with no ritual involved. Did you know that in other cultures, the process of distributing your business card can be filled with ritual and protocol? Which hand to use, making eye contact or bowing can indicate that you are aware of these […]