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What is Mass Transfer? How can it help you save on your education?

What is Mass Transfer? Students who attend a Massachusetts state community college, state university, or UMass system school are eligible to transfer seamlessly from one to another, enabling students to stay on track to achieve their bachelor’s degrees by taking advantage of the MassTransfer agreements. There are a couple of different options to choose from, […]

Announcing InvolveMOUNT!

We are launching a new platform called InvolveMOUNT this fall! InvolveMOUNT provides a virtual presence for all organized clubs, societies, and student groups. All students, staff and faculty will be invited to create an account in InvovleMount. Once logged in, they will be able to access information about the various groups and activities, find out […]

Gilman & Gilman-McCain Study Abroad Scholarship Applications Open for 2021 Programs

The Gilman Scholarship Program provides up to $5,000 (or $8,000 including the Critical Need Language Award) for undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens and Federal Pell Grant recipients to participate in in-person or virtual international programs. The Gilman-McCain Scholarship is also open! It provides $5,000 scholarships for child dependents of active-duty military personnel who receive any […]

Alumni Success Story: Paul A. Thibodeau, 2020 FSU Graduate Student Leadership Award Winner

This spring, Fitchburg State University named Paul A. Thibodeau as its Graduate Student Leadership Award Winner. Thibodeau is a graduate of The Mount and received his bachelor’s in human services at Fitchburg State in 2015. However, Thibodeau is much more than his academic career. He is a rich storyteller, the rare person that makes the […]

Meeting Student Challenges – Getting Hired During Difficult Times

Mount Wachusett Community College and the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce  recently co-hosted the event Meeting Student Challenges – Getting Hired During Difficult Times. Our panelists included some of the top human resource representatives in the area. During the virtual event, held July 23, 2020, participants had the opportunity to learn more about the […]