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225 New Citizens Sworn in at Mount Wachusett Community College

Families waited patiently, beaming with pride for the 225 immigrants becoming U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at Mount Wachusett Community College. New citizens from 46 Massachusetts communities and their families and friends packed the campus theater for the public event. U.S. District Court Judge David H. Hennessy presided over the ceremony as the […]

MWCC To Hold Free Veteran Financial Literacy Workshops Thanks to $4K Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College will hold four free financial literacy workshops for veterans and their families at its Leominster campus following the receipt of a $4,050 grant. “No one individual can be an expert in everything. Yet veterans and their families are required every day to make financial decisions that can have significant and long-term […]

Student Leaders To Show Off Their Service Efforts During 3rd Annual United Way Youth Venture Spring Showcase Event

The United Way Youth Venture program of North Central Massachusetts will be celebrating student projects at their second annual UWYV Spring Showcase event at the Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg on March 8th from 5 to 7 p.m. This is a chance for everyone, the public is invited to attend, to see the incredible efforts […]

Rotary Club of Gardner Donates $2K to Benefit MWCC Students

The Rotary Club of Gardner donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation last Tuesday in recognition of the ongoing partnership in producing the Rotary’s annual televised auction fundraiser. “We’re pleased to be able to support the college and the media department that does such a great job,” said Auction Logistics Coordinator Mike Ellis. […]

MWCC Holding Grand Re-Opening of Mount Fitness

A grand re-opening will be held at the fitness center at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to celebrate the new name of Mount Fitness. “Our goal is to a create a new energy and push for our fitness center. We want everyone to know […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC Criminal Justice Student Interns

Mount Wachusett Community College thanked police and other criminal justice community partners from communities including Ashburnham, Athol, Fitchburg, Gardner, Lancaster, Westminster, and Winchendon at a recent recognition luncheon. At the end of every semester, MWCC hosts a recognition luncheon where participating criminal justice students thank their internship hosts for all they have learned and for […]

MWCC Toy Drive Assists 60 Families

The third annual Holiday Toy Drive and Fair organized by the Parent Support Group at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to more than 60 families this week. The toy drive was hosted by MWCC’s Parent Support Group that collected donations during December from faculty, staff, and students. The gently used or new toys, books, […]

Hillary Newsome Foundation Donates Truckload of Food to MWCC Food Pantry

The Hillary A. (Bartlett) Newsome Foundation donated 15 moving boxes of food to the Mount Wachusett Food for Thought Pantry Wednesday morning. The donations were made in honor of MWCC alumna Hillary Newsome who passed away last year. The food was gathered as part of a food drive at the Samoset School in Leominster with […]

Winterfest raises over $4,000 to benefit the College’s Emergency Student Loan Fund

Mount Wachusett Community College’s student life office raised $4,091 last week to benefit the college’s Emergency Student Loan Fund that helps students buy textbooks, food, bus passes, gas and other small daily expenses. The funds were raised through the two day “Winterfest” which featured gift basket and wreath raffles and a wide variety of hand […]

Fitchburg, MWCC Sign Nursing Agreement

Students will have more opportunities to pursue rewarding careers in nursing thanks to a new agreement signed today by the presidents of Mount Wachusett Community College and Fitchburg State University. The agreement, effective beginning with the fall 2018 nursing class, confirms that all students admitted to Mount Wachusett’s registered nurse (RN) program will have the […]