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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 […]

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 […]