The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation has been awarded a $30,000 grant as part of the Bemis Community Investment Fund via the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts.
“We are thankful for the continued generous support we receive from the Bemis Corporation,” stated MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “Partners like our friends at Bemis are the reason we are able to support our students.”
The Bemis Corporation has a long history of supporting the mission of the college, their donation was integral in the construction of a new student center at the Gardner campus. The Bemis Student Center has been the epicenter of student life at MWCC since its opening in 2017.
The Bemis Community Fund partners with organizations located directly in the communities in which they operate, with a focus on health, human services, and educational causes.
The MWCC Foundation was established in 1972 to provide a funding mechanism to support the college mission and fund scholarships for students.