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Gardner Mayoral Debate to be held Virtually June 17, 2020

In partnership with the Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Engagement, the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce will host a virtual debate between the two candidates for mayor on June 17 via Zoom. The candidates are Attorney Scott J. Graves, Gardner city councilor, and Michael Nicholson, town administrator for the town of Rutland and former […]

Resources for Discussion and Education on Racial Issues

The resources below are a collection of those shared by members of our community during our All College Forum and since. We are currently working on developing a LibGuide resource for as many of these resources as we can and will update soon. LaChance Library: Racial Injustice: Where to Start Resources for Parents Books: Coretta […]

College on a Fast Pass: Certificates & Associate Degrees

Fifty percent of American college students aren’t getting a bachelor’s degree. No, they’re not slackers. Actually, they’re learning skills in demand and positioning themselves for 21st-century careers, according to a recent study from Georgetown University. And they’re doing it in half the time it takes to get a bachelor’s degree. So what’s their secret? These […]

Mental Health Counseling Services during COVID-19

Melissa Manzi offers advice to students seeking mental health support By Peter Edwards Observer Contributor  Melissa Manzi, MWCC’s Mental Health Counselor, recently highlighted the telehealth counseling services that are available for all students as well as some advice in how to cope with the drastic changes in all of our lives. Manzi said she is […]

Is Taking a Fall Semester at a Community College Right for You?

Fall semester is in sight, but the view is still a little hazy. If it looks like you might be living in your room at home rather than in a dorm with your friends, you’re not alone. Many colleges are talking about offering online-only courses this fall. As a rising freshman or sophomore, it may […]