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MWCC Student Recognized at State House

Mount Wachusett Community College student Alexsandra Wadleigh was honored last month at the Massachusetts State House for her accomplishments. Wadleigh was a speaker at the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Client Celebration that was held on June 26. The event was created to celebrate those involved with DTA programs that help provide job training, education, […]

MWCC Auto Tech Graduate Hired at Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury

Mount Wachusett Community College Auto Technology graduate Jason Patnaude has been hired as a Mercedes/Sprinter Technician at Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury after a successful internship. Patnaude graduated in May from MWCC with an Associate’s Degree in Automotive Technology. Leading up to graduation, he had been interning at Mercedes-Benz of Shrewsbury, which is part of Wagner Motors. […]

MWCC Receives Grant to Provide Early Childhood Education Training

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a $296,904 Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) that will allow the school to provide free classes for Early Childhood Education professionals and training to help local childcare facilities. “Childcare is essential to the businesses and residents in our […]

Students Receiving Free Classes through MWCC STEM Starter Academy

Mount Wachusett Community College’s annual STEM Starter Academy is underway at the college, with 51 students receiving up to two free college classes, a $1,000 stipend and a jump start on their Associate’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program at the college. “STEM Starter Academy was developed to increase the number of […]

MWCC Launches Math Degree

Mount Wachusett Community College will offer an Associate’s Degree in Mathematics for the first time beginning this fall, combining a focus on math with an easy transfer path through MassTransfer. “This degree puts the “M” in STEM. MWCC has a long-standing commitment to the sciences and this new program expands the options for our science […]

Early College Designation Announced

Fitchburg State University, Mount Wachusett Community College, Fitchburg High School, Leominster High School, Sizer School and Gardner High School will launch a new early college high school program that will give students an opportunity to earn 12 college credits while still in high school. The Early College Designation was among several announced Thursday by Gov. […]

MWCC Announces Spring 2019 President’s List and Dean’s List

Mount Wachusett Community College officials are pleased to announce the hard-working students who made MWCC’s president’s and deans’ lists. 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 semester of 2019:   President’s […]

MWCC Confers 798 Degrees and Certificates to 771 Students

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic achievements of its graduates during the college’s 54th commencement on May 23. A total of 771 students graduated from MWCC, with 604 Associate’s Degrees and 213 certificates being conferred for a total of 798 degrees and certificates. The 2019 graduates include: Colorado  Aurora Associates: Evan James Silverberg   […]

Cassparina Carlson Receives 29 Who Shine Award

Mount Wachusett Community College student Cassparina “Cassie” Carlson has been named one of the Bay State’s 29 Who Shine in recognition of her strong academic performance and commitment to her fellow college students and community as shown through her ongoing volunteerism. “Cassie is a standout student who goes out of her way to support those […]

MWCC Psychology Class Holds Mental Health Awareness and Anti-Stigma Events

Students in an Abnormal Psychology class at Mount Wachusett Community College have been holding mental health awareness and anti-stigma events on campus as part of a semester-long, service learning project to help raise awareness about mental health diagnoses and reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Students organized four awareness events on campus with educational […]