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MWCC Child Watch Program Receives Support from George R. Wallace Foundation

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce a generous award to support the Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Child Watch program, which provides enrichment for the children of MWCC students while they attend to their academic requirements. The George R. Wallace Foundation grant of $30,000 will be split over the next […]

Annual Regional High School Art Exhibition at MWCC

The 38th Annual Regional High School Art Exhibition is happening now through April 18, 2024 at the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center’s East Wing Gallery at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus. Each spring the Art Department, led by its Chair, Professor Joyce Miller, welcomes all area high schools to participate in the annual […]

Mount Fitness Launches New Programs

The fitness center at Mount Wachusett Community College, Mount Fitness, announced a significant change in the group exercise programs that are offered to members. “People who started working out at home during COVID are coming back,” states Group Exercise Manager Karin Cormier. “Many of our members expressed that working out at home was lonely and […]

Fall Exhibition at the East Wing Gallery at MWCC Highlights Origami Artist Ben Parker

The East Wing Gallery at Mount Wachusett Community College welcomes Ben Parker to Gardner for a fall exhibition of his work titled “Bends and Shadows”. Parker, a native of Pittsburg, currently resides in Connecticut where he teaches workshops and classes at local schools, businesses, and libraries. Parker’s art uses geometric origami to design tessellations and […]

Generation Hope Names MWCC a FamilyU Seal Institution

Generation Hope, an educational advocacy organization, has named Mount Wachusett Community College a recipient of their FamilyU Seal in recognition of the college’s work to serve parenting students. The FamilyU Seal is a national certification for higher education institutions making significant strides to intentionally serve parenting students. MWCC is one of only 13 higher education […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Fall Semester Kicks Off

Mount Wachusett Community College began its 61st school year with a twelve percent increase in enrollment, and it showed as students packed the campus for New Student Welcome events last week. “I am feeling so fortunate and excited about the start of the fall semester,” noted MWCC President James Vander Hooven through the college’s new […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Child Watch Expansion Grant from Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant from the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts. This grant will enable MWCC to expand its Child Watch drop-in program for student-parents to use while they are on campus attending classes, meeting with advisors, participating in study groups, or otherwise working toward […]

Public Higher Education Student Behavioral and Mental Health Grant Helps MWCC Promote Healthy Behaviors for Students

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has received a Public Higher Education Student Behavioral and Mental Health Grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The goal of grant funds is to address the increased need for behavioral health services resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic.   Throughout the past year, MWCC has been able to expand its mental […]

MWCC Utilizes SUCCESS Funding to Support Underrepresented Students

MWCC has received an increase in funding from the Supporting Urgent Community College Equity through Student Services (SUCCESS) program as part of the Commonwealth’s FY21 budget. The fund was established through a legislative appropriation of $7 million in the FY21 budget. Mount Wachusett Community College will utilize the additional funding to increase support and services […]

MWCC Celebrates Black History Month with Music and Speaker

In honor of Black History Month, the Student Government Association at Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting a day of entertainment featuring singer/songwriter Rocky Peter and speaker Ron Jones. The event will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 beginning at 4:30 pm. The event will begin with a performance from Rocky Peter and after […]