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Free STEM Awareness Day at MWCC Showcases Careers, Scholarships & Transfer Paths

High school students who are aspiring scientists, engineers and mathematicians interested in high tech careers are invited to attend Mount Wachusett Community College’s fourth annual STEM Awareness Day on Friday, March 2 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. “This is a great opportunity for students to explore potential careers in STEM fields through hands-on activities. […]

MWCC Student Completes First Commonwealth Commitment Transfer to UMass Amherst

Mount Wachusett Community College Student Kyle Deane is the first student to successfully transfer to UMass Amherst through the Commonwealth Commitment program, a college access and affordability initiative championed by Governor Charlie Baker. “The hard work and dedication Kyle Deane displayed in completing his associate degree on an accelerated timeline while making use of the […]

MWCC Announces February Know Before You Go! Transfer Month Events

Mount Wachusett Community College is calling on students to take control of their future and plan their transfer pathway early through a series of Know Before You Go! month transfer events. “If community college students are serious about transferring, they need to speak with their advisor as early as possible. I like students to have […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC Criminal Justice Student Interns

Mount Wachusett Community College thanked police and other criminal justice community partners from communities including Ashburnham, Athol, Fitchburg, Gardner, Lancaster, Westminster, and Winchendon at a recent recognition luncheon. At the end of every semester, MWCC hosts a recognition luncheon where participating criminal justice students thank their internship hosts for all they have learned and for […]

MWCC to Save Students Money with New Open Resources Pilot Program

Mount Wachusett Community College is moving forward with a pilot program aimed at reducing the cost of books for students by tapping into Open Educational Resources (OER). “When faculty do this in their classroom, it would essentially mean free books for students,” said MWCC Librarian Ellen Pratt. “Commercial textbook provide essentially a course to the […]

MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in Pinning Ceremony

On Monday night, 39 licensed practical nursing graduates from 19 communities were welcomed as nursing colleagues during the traditional nurses pinning ceremony that marks the end of their schooling at Mount Wachusett Community College. “This is a career and a path that is going to make a true difference in our communities,” said MWCC President […]

Fitchburg, MWCC Sign Nursing Agreement

Students will have more opportunities to pursue rewarding careers in nursing thanks to a new agreement signed today by the presidents of Mount Wachusett Community College and Fitchburg State University. The agreement, effective beginning with the fall 2018 nursing class, confirms that all students admitted to Mount Wachusett’s registered nurse (RN) program will have the […]

MWCC to Hold Enhancing the Workforce Event

Mount Wachusett Community College will hold an Enhancing the Workforce Event on Tuesday, Aug. 8 to discuss new college programming that is building the workforce of Central Massachusetts. “The Enhancing the Workforce event will be a great opportunity for people to learn about our new programs as well as how the college responds to businesses […]

MWCC Expanding Dental Assisting Program with Open Enrollment

Mount Wachusett Community College is expanding its Dental Assisting Certificate program for the coming school year by opening up enrollment for all students to this in-demand field. “Because of the low supply of dental assistants, job security is good at this time,” said Dr. Michael Meyer, Dental Director for Community Health Connections. “There is constant […]

MWCC Announces Spring 2017 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 2017 semester: President’s List Spring 2017   Massachusetts Athol: Stephanie Buck, Jillian Euvrard, Samantha Farley Ayer: Brittany Bechtel, Brenton Bourne Barre: Ann Giaquinto Scott, […]