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MWCC Named to Military Advanced Education 2014 Guide

Mount Wachusett Community College has received its third national recognition this fall as a top military-friendly school. This month, Military Advanced Education awarded MWCC the designation of a top military-friendly college in its 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. In November, MWCC was named to Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings, with special […]

Mount Wachusett Receives STEM Grant from Complete College America

Massachusetts has been awarded a grant from Complete College America (CCA) to aid the state’s efforts to increase the number of college students who complete degree and certificate programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. The grant, announced on Nov. 26 by the U.S. Department of Higher Education, will allow nine Massachusetts public […]

Natural Resources Student Spends Semester at Sea

When Nicholas Glendenning was looking for a practicum to complete his associate degree in Natural Resources at Mount Wachusett Community College, he didn’t realize a life-changing experience that was about to set sail. While researching academic opportunities that related to his interest in marine biology, the 26-year-old Leominster resident discovered the Sea Education Association for […]

MWCC Biotechnology and Access & Transition Programs Featured During 10th Annual Mass. STEM Summit

Mount Wachusett Community College’s biotechnology and access and transition programs were among the featured topics during the 10th annual Massachusetts STEM Summit. More than 1,000 people attended the Nov. 13 event at Gillette Stadium. Throughout the day, panel presentations and the lunchtime plenary session addressed the goals, plans and progress of STEM education, bringing leaders […]

Early Childhood Education Program Hosts Annual Reunion

Nearly 100 alumni, students and faculty of MWCC’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) program gathered November 19 at the Garrison Center for Early Childhood Education to celebrate the ECE program’s annual alumni gathering. The theme for this year’s event was Planting the seed of leadership in others. Harvesting the leadership in yourself. “We love our fall […]

MWCC Joins DHE for Go Public! Event

Student Trustee Jillian Johnson and biotechnology students David Boivin and Michelle Despres helped showcase Mount Wachusett Community College at the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education’s Go Public! event on Nov. 12 at North High School in Worcester. GO PUBLIC! gives Massachusetts high school students a chance to discover the programs and opportunities available at the […]

First Release from MWCC’s Newest Recording Studio – Concert Video of Internationally Recognized Local Musician

If you missed the free Kellianna concert at Mount Wachusett Community College as part of the college’s 50th anniversary events, you can soon see what you missed on local cable access TV. Kellianna, an internationally recognized singer songwriter of Celtic myth and magic, is originally from Westminster. She graciously accepted an invitation from MWCC to […]

MWCC Receives Grant to Provide Childcare Stipends for Students

MWCC has received a four-year, $317,388 federal grant to continue its Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) program, which provide childcare subsidies and other support services to eligible students. The grant, part of $9.2 million allocated in September by the U.S. Department of Education, was awarded to 58 postsecondary institutions in 28 states to […]

Mount Wachusett Selected to Oversee $15.9 million, multi-state TAACCCT Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College will oversee a $15.9 million, multi-state grant to provide accelerated training and credentials to students pursuing careers or job advancement in advanced manufacturing. On Sept. 18, the U.S. Department of Labor announced 57 new grants totaling $475 million to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion […]