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Mount Wachusett Community College Automotive Technology Program Expands, Adds Two Additional Master Technician Professors

The MWCC Automotive Technology program, which moved to its new 11,000-square-foot facility on Linus Allain Ave in Gardner in 2019, is continuing to grow with the recent addition of two new faculty members. John Pignataro is Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and Mazda Elite Certified and a Ford Senior Master Technician experienced in intricate diagnostic repairs. […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture in support of its project “Strengthening Sustainable Food Production Through Hands-on Instruction in Massachusetts”. The “Strengthening Sustainable Food Production Education Through Hands-on Instruction” project aims to address the major problem of enrollment, retention, and experiential student […]

President’s and Dean’s Lists for Summer 2022 Semester

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the summer 2022 semester. Students who complete a minimum of 12 semester hours are eligible. The Dean’s List requires a 3.30 to 3.99 grade point average while the President’s List requires a 4.0 grade point average. President’s List Madelyn Robertson, Athol […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Adult Education Students Awarded 2022 First Literacy Scholarships

On August 18, 2022 five Mount Wachusett Community College Adult Education students were honored by First Literacy with scholarships. First Literacy Scholarships are awarded in recognition of educational achievements and potential, community service, and perseverance in the face of hardship. This year, First Literacy awarded 30 scholarships to deserving individuals from community colleges across the […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Received $162,000 Grant to Continue Transition to Community College Program

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has approved Mount Wachusett Community College’s continuation grant in support of the Transition to Community College Program. The Transition to Community College Program is a statewide program under the Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS) division of DESE.  The program provides students with the college navigation, foundational […]

New Transfer Agreement with Fitchburg State to help Future Middle and High School Teachers

A new transfer agreement between Fitchburg State University and Mount Wachusett Community College will help streamline the transfer process for students pursuing degrees in middle school or secondary education. Under terms of the agreement, qualifying students enrolled in MWCC’s associate programs in biology, chemistry, or liberal arts and sciences will be able to take three key […]

Medic to Paramedic – MWCC Assists Eligible Service Members and Veterans to Earn Paramedic Certification

Mount Wachusett Community College, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Army National Guard, is launching a bridge program for eligible service members and veterans to earn and maintain their National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certification as a Paramedic. The program enables US Army Combat Medics to earn credit for their military training and experience, […]

Media Communications Receives Improved Lighting Thanks to National Grid

Mount Wachusett Community College is the recipient of an Energy Initiative rebate from National Grid for upgrades to lighting in the colleges’ two video recording studios. The $43,216 rebate payments from National Grid will enable MWCC to reduce kilowatt-hour energy consumption in the studios by 91.2% per year. Enrollment in the video concentration of the […]

QCC and MWCC Collaborate on New Program Partnerships

Quinsigamond Community College (QCC) President Luis G. Pedraja, Ph.D. and Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) President James L. Vander Hooven, Ed.D. have forged a new transfer agreement between the two Central Massachusetts community colleges, strengthening an already strong partnership. The agreement will enable QCC students to seamlessly transfer to MWCC after they have completed their […]