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Food for Thought Food Pantry Addresses Student Food Insecurity

In 2012, student Brian Sanderson noticed something out of the ordinary, his peers weren’t doing their homework. He remembered what the president of the college at the time, Dan Asquino, had said during orientation “look to the left of you and the right of you, a lot of you may not be here next semester.” […]

Got a Minute for Mental Health?

Your mental health is critical to your success as a student. As such, we are launching the “Melissa’s Mental Health Minute” vlog series starting Friday, September 25, 2020. These videos are geared at helping you to better identify how you can support yourself and others during this difficult time. Topics covered include sleep, joy and […]

Studying Abroad in Your Living Room

COVID-19 causes changes to the Study Abroad program By Peter Edwards Observer Contributor COVID-19 has sent the study abroad field into a state of flux for some time. The Study Abroad Consultant at MWCC Tracey Betts Sarefield said that COVID-19 has changed the way that study abroad is view and that there are new opportunities […]

Education Abroad in a Time of COVID

The whole field of study abroad has been shaken to the core during the COVID-19 pandemic, with all of the related security measures stopping international travel for educational, business and recreational purposes.  Allow me to explain how virtual courses can increase your access to programming from all over the world and help you to continue […]

Taking a Semester at Mount Wachusett on the way to Mount Holyoke

Wachusett Regional High School graduate Kyra Ceryanek will start her college journey at a different “Mount” than she had planned this fall, and while it isn’t the start she was hoping for, she is grateful that the Mount is here to help keep her moving toward her academic goals. Ceryanek, like many of the class […]