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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 […]

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 […]

Celebrating Black History Month at MWCC

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month at Mount Wachusett Community College with the following programs. Tea Time Speaker Series Presents: “Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the significant role they play in American History and Education.“ Monday, February 22nd from 12:30-2:00 pm. The nationally recognized Tea Time Speaker Series will present a panel […]

DHE Change Gives Part-Time Students Opportunity to Serve as Student Trustees

The Student Advisory Council (SAC) to the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has successfully championed a change in state law that will allow part-time students on public college and university campuses to serve as representatives of their student bodies. This change will ensure equitable representation of students at community colleges in particular where nearly 70% […]