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MWCC Expanding Dual Enrollment Opportunities

Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded a prestigious grant from The American Psychology Foundation to support a new dual enrollment program for North Central Massachusetts high school students interested in careers in the field of psychology. In addition, the college received a new grant from the Winchendon-based Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation to provide a one-year, full-time […]

MWCC Partners on Industrial Skills Training and Assessment

Mount Wachusett Community College is collaborating with the North Central Massachusetts Economic Development Council, the North Central Career Center, and area manufacturers to deliver customized industrial skills training designed to solve the industrial skills shortage affecting local industry. The program has been developed in cooperation with Scientific Management Techniques (SMT), Inc., the global leader in […]

MWCC Partners with Public and Private Institutions on New Transfer Agreements

Mount Wachusett Community College recently established new transfer agreements with the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and Cambridge College and renewed two agreements with Becker College to expand transfer opportunities for students. Under the new agreement with UMass Lowell, eligible students completing an associate degree in MWCC’s criminal justice program will be admitted as juniors into […]

Governor Patrick Announces $4 Million for Community Colleges

Governor Deval Patrick has announced $4 million in grants to support increased skill training and workforce alignment, improved student learning outcomes and efficiency measures at community colleges across the Commonwealth. These grants deliver on the goals of the Governor’s community college initiative to put more people in Massachusetts back to work and to strengthen the […]

MWCC Hosts NEACAC College Fair

More than 1,200 high school students from approximately 50 schools, MWCC students and others turned out for the annual New England Association of College Admissions Counseling (NEACAC) College Fair, hosted by MWCC’s Admissions office on Sept. 20 in the Fitness & Wellness Center. The free fair is the largest college fair held in Worcester County […]

New and Returning Students Welcomed as New Academic Year Begins

MWCC welcomed thousands of new and returning students onto its main campus in Gardner and satellite campuses in Leominster, Devens and Fitchburg, as well as students enrolled in online courses. The new academic year began Sept. 5.  More than 1,000 of the new students recently attended day, evening and program-specific orientations, marking a dynamic start to the 2012-2013 academic […]

MWCC Launches Career Coach to Assist Students & Job Seekers

Wondering where the hot jobs are, or where they’ll be when you graduate? MWCC is launching Career Coach, a free online tool that allows students, prospective students and community members to explore potential careers, earning potential, job prospects within their geographic region, and more. MWCC is the only college or university in Massachusetts offering this […]

MWCC Professor Receives Massachusetts Colleges Online Award

 MWCC instructor Kristin Riordon has been recognized with a Course of Distinction Award from Massachusetts Colleges Online, for her online course, “Comparative Religion.” Riordon, an Athol resident, received the award during the June 6 Massachusetts Colleges Online: Sharing Best Practices conference. “The COD Awards recognize faculty from throughout the state who have developed and teach innovative […]

MWCC and Rivier University Establish New Transfer Agreements

Mount Wachusett Community College and Rivier University have established several new transfer opportunities for students interested in the fields of history, political science, nursing, criminal justice, and photography. The transfer agreements enable MWCC graduates in these programs to seamlessly transfer credits to Rivier to earn a bachelor’s degree. Beginning with the upcoming academic year, eligible students […]