7 Looking Ahead A S T U D E N T ’ S E X T E N D E D FA M I LY From the tens of thousands of students who have crossed the stage at commencement and graduated from Middlesex Community College, to the thousands of employees who have worked myriad jobs at the college to help teach those students and grow the college, the story of the people at Middlesex is one of family. For several years, the Lowell Memorial Auditorium has played host to the college’s commencement ceremonies. ▲ Beaming graduates outside the Auditorium. ▲ 101