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MWCC Named an Anchor Institution of New Prison Education Consortium

Mount Wachusett Community College has been named one of four anchor institutions for a new education consortium announced today that will be headed up by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and funded by a $250,000 grant from the Vera Institute of Justice (Vera) along with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. “We are excited to be […]

MWCC Receives $3.2M to Create Health Career Opportunities for Students

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a $3.2 million U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP) grant that will create pathways to a healthcare education and career for 85 local students each year for the next five years. The five-year grant project was fully funded […]

MWCC Adds Criminal Justice Transfer Track

Mount Wachusett Community College has revamped its Criminal Justice program for the fall of 2018 to provide two clear paths for students and allow for easy transfer to a four-year school. The college’s Criminal Justice program now offers two paths with one leading to transfer and one to a career in the field. These two […]

MWCC Recognized with 2018 Gateway Program Excellence Award

For the third year in a row, Mount Wachusett Community College has been recognized with a Gateway Program Excellence Award from the Gateway to College National Network. The 2018 award honors MWCC for exceeding all four of the Gateway to College National Network’s performance benchmarks: grade point average, one-year persistence, two-year persistence and graduation rate. […]

MWCC Awarded $100K for Adult Education Transitions Program

Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded a $99,830 continuation grant for the college’s Adult Education (AE) Transition to Community College program that will allow MWCC to continue assisting over 38 students a year transition from completing their high school equivalency to pursuing a college-level degree. “The program allows students to build the social, academic, […]

MWCC Creating Classes for Quincy Nursing Students

To meet the needs of Quincy College students, Mount Wachusett Community College has created the opportunity for qualified students to complete their nursing degree at MWCC’s Devens campus. “This option will allow nursing students from Quincy College to continue their studies together and finalize their degree,” said Dr. Eileen Costello, Dean for Health Professions, Public […]

MWCC Receives $440K for Lab Upgrades to Improve Training

Mount Wachusett Community College has received $439,850 through the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant Program that will improve the college’s nursing, paramedic, and EMT training and education with new equipment for two labs. “This investment will provide improved real-life scenarios so that all students may advance their nursing skills,” said MWCC Dean of the School of […]

MWCC Announces Spring 2018 President’s List and Dean’s List

The following Mount Wachusett Community College students who completed a minimum of 12 semester hours with a grade point average of 4.0 were named to the President’s List for the spring 2018 semester: President’s List Spring 2018 Massachusetts Ashburnham: Brandt Bodley-Gomes, Kelsey March Athol: Nicholas Batutis, Melody Bovino, Nelson Leadbetter, Marieny Pedroza Ayer: Brittany Bechtel, […]

MWCC Introduces Paramedic Technology Certificate Program

Mount Wachusett Community College announced today that it is seeking applicants for its first ever Paramedic Technology Certificate program, one of only 9 such programs in the state of Massachusetts and the only one in the North Central region. Admission to the program will be selective with limited space. The deadline for application is July […]

MWCC Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society

Fifteen students from Mount Wachusett Community College were inducted into the Chi Gamma Chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma international business honor society recently. The honor society recognized the hard work and effort of the students at an induction ceremony on Friday, April 13. Alpha Beta Gamma was established in 1970 to recognize and encourage […]