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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 […]

MWCC Students Honored at MA State House; Named to PTK Academic Team

Two Mount Wachusett Community College students were honored at the Massachusetts State House earlier this week with medallions and certificates for being named to Phi Theta Kappa’s All-Massachusetts Academic Team. “Ceremonies like this are an important opportunity to recognize our students’ achievements. But the real accomplishment here is the hard work that Cassie and Nick […]

MWCC Student Cassparina Carlson Receives National Newman Civic Fellows Award

Mount Wachusett Community College Student Cassparina “Cassie” Carlson has been recognized for her dedication and commitment to serving others by being named one of Campus Compact’s national 2019 Newman Civic Fellows Award winners. “Cassie is a true leader on campus and in her community. She is always finding new ways to get involved and improve […]

English Learners Graduate with CNA Certificates from New MWCC Program

Ten students received Certified Nurses Assistant certificates from Mount Wachusett Community College at a graduation last week for a free program that pairs the certificate with continued English for Speakers of Other Languages classes. “This is a group who is focused and committed and who are going to do great things,” said MWCC President Vander […]

MWCC Partners with Gardner Public Schools for Gateway and Pathways Dual Enrollment Programs

Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven, Gardner Public Schools Superintendent Mark Pellegrino, and Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, Feb. 11 establishing a partnership between the college and district for the college’s free Gateway to College and Pathways Early College Innovation School dual enrollment programs. The agreement will go […]

MWCC Practical Nurses Pass Licensure Exam

In a testament to the hard work of students and Mount Wachusett Community College’s ongoing effort to maintain high standards for its Practical Nursing Program, 94.87 percent of recent graduates passed their licensure exam on their first try. The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) is a nationwide examination for the licensing of nurses in the […]

MWCC Announces President’s List and Dean’s List for Fall of 2018

Mount Wachusett Community College officials are pleased to announce the hard-working students who made MWCC’s president’s and dean’s 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 fall semester of 2018: President’s List […]

Over $50K Saved by MWCC Students Using Open Educational Resources

Mount Wachusett Community College students in 11 classes saved $52,353.82 in textbook costs during the fall semester as part of an ongoing pilot effort to expand Open Educational Resources (OER) throughout the school. The pilot program that ran for the first time in the fall semester was part of an ongoing effort at the college […]