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Food Pantry Opens at MWCC’s Gardner Campus

A food pantry has opened at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus as the school community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. “When we started the Food for Thought Campus Pantry project, it was very important for us that the pantry be a space in which students feel welcome and safe. Today’s opening […]

MWCC Hosts Reception for Alumnus Art Show

A reception will be held on Friday for Mount Wachusett Community College Alumnus Taylor French Benoit at the MWCC East Wing Gallery to mark the beginning of an art show featuring his new work. “Primarily concerned with painting as process, my paintings seek to describe a perceptual process in and of themselves and become frameworks […]

MWCC Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning & Community Engagement Re-Opens

Students, staff and faculty celebrated the newly remodeled Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning & Community Engagement on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus. “The improvements to the center create a more comfortable and collaborative work environment that will help facilitate the center’s ongoing service learning projects, new food […]

MWCC Hosts Speaker Discussion on Gender Identity

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series held an interactive discussion and presentation titled “Gender Identity: Understanding Identity and Sexuality,” on Monday, Sept. 25. “Your gender identity is your interpretation of who you are,” keynote speaker Laura Farnsworth told a room of over 150 students, faculty and staff. “You don’t need to be put […]

MWCC to Open Food for Thought Campus Pantry

Mount Wachusett Community College officials have announced that the school will open an on-campus food pantry at its Gardner campus this fall as the campus community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. The announcement also kicked off a month-long food and fundraising drive. “Two out of three community college students are food insecure […]

MWCC Hosting Resource and Volunteer Fair

Mount Wachusett Community College will host over 20 area nonprofits for a resource and career fair next Thursday. “This is an excellent opportunity for students and community members to explore both volunteer opportunities and services within their communities,” said Southern New England Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Jana Murphy who organized the event. Beginning at 10 […]

Bemis Student Center Unveiled at Mount Wachusett Community College

The Bemis Student Center was unveiled at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner Campus Wednesday, with students, faculty, staff, area guests and officials celebrating the new student space. “I am very excited that we now have this new space that provides a place to be separate from our academic responsibilities, while remaining on campus. I know […]

Mount Wachusett Police Get New Headquarters

(This article was published by The Gardner News on Saturday, Sept. 9 and written by Andrew Mansfield) With new headquarters located next to the new student center, the Mount Wachusett Community College campus police are a nearby resource for the people they protect. The new 4,500-square-foot student center is set to be unveiled next week […]

MWCC Students Begin Fall Classes

Mount Wachusett Community College sprang to life on September 5 as classes began at the college’s classrooms in Gardner, Devens, Leominster and Fitchburg. “The beginning of the semester is an exciting and energetic time on all our campuses. Whether students are brand new to the school or returning for another year, faculty and staff are […]

MWCC to Hold Public Reception for New Bemis Student Center on September 13

Mount Wachusett Community College will host an Open House from 3 to 6 p.m. on the Gardner campus in the new Bemis Student Center on Sept. 13. The public, past MWCC staff and faculty, and all community partners are encouraged and invited to attend. The open house will take place the same day as a […]