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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 Launches New Arboriculture Certificate

Mount Wachusett Community College has launched a new arboriculture certificate program designed to prepare students for in-demand tree work with a certificate that can form the basis of an Associate’s Degree in addition to providing a path to employment. “This certificate program will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work as tree […]

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 […]

MWCC Students Inducted into Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society

Nine Mount Wachusett Community College students were inaugurated last week into the Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society recognizing high-achieving college and university students with disabilities. “We all have our own struggles. Having a disability has shown me that it’s not always easy but with perseverance I can overcome any challenge with the help of my […]

MWCC Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society

Eleven students from Mount Wachusett Community College were inducted into the Chi Gamma Chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma international business honor society last week. The honor society recognized the hard work and effort of the students at an induction ceremony on Friday, April 19. The ceremony was attended by Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke who […]

MWCC Celebrates Week of the Young Child

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated this year’s Week of the Young Child with activities, a movie and other special events. The annual event took place this year between April 8 and the 12. It is organized by the National Association for the Education of Young Children to spotlight early learning, young children, their teachers, families, […]

MWCC Receives $42K Grant to Boost Automotive Program

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a $42,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education that will boost technological integration in the college’s automotive technology courses while funding a free class this summer to introduce people to the program. “Mount Wachusett Community College is committed to providing programs that prepare our students to enter […]