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Mount Wachusett Community College Fall Semester Kicks Off

Mount Wachusett Community College began its 61st school year with a twelve percent increase in enrollment, and it showed as students packed the campus for New Student Welcome events last week. “I am feeling so fortunate and excited about the start of the fall semester,” noted MWCC President James Vander Hooven through the college’s new […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Pinning of Dental Assistant Certificate Graduates

On Friday, September 8, 2023, graduates of the Class of 2023 Dental Assisting Certificate program celebrated their achievements in a traditional pinning ceremony at the Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner campus. Cynthia Cadoret, CDA, RDH, MPH, Director of the Dental Education Program at MWCC, welcomed students, family members and supporters to the ceremony and extended […]

Massachusetts Community Colleges Celebrate the Launch of MassReconnect Free Community College Program

MWCC President James Vander Hooven joined Governor Maura T. Healey today to launch MassReconnect, her administration’s new program establishing free community college for Massachusetts residents aged 25 and older, and awarded $100,000 to each of Massachusetts’ 15 community colleges to support the quick implementation of the program this fall. Governor Healey and President Vander Hooven […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Child Watch Expansion Grant from Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant from the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts. This grant will enable MWCC to expand its Child Watch drop-in program for student-parents to use while they are on campus attending classes, meeting with advisors, participating in study groups, or otherwise working toward […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Names Ana M. Gaillat Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

Mount Wachusett Community College has named Ana M. Gaillat, PhD its new Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs. Gaillat joins MWCC from Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vermont where she served as the Dean of Academic Affairs – Chief Academic Officer with responsibility for college-wide curriculum development and evaluation, course and program assessment of […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Statement on Affirmative Action Ruling

Today, the United States Supreme Court ruled that colleges and universities can no longer take race into consideration as a specific basis in admissions. “We are deeply disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision to reverse affirmative action in college admissions,” states MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “We remain committed to ensuring equal educational opportunities for […]

MWCC Student Newspaper The Mount Observer Commemorative Issue Highlights the Fitchburg Abolitionist Park

Mount Wachusett Community College’s student newspaper the Mount Observer and Graphic and Interactive Design students joined forces this spring to design and develop a commemorative magazine for the Fitchburg Abolitionist Park. Titled “Underground”, the publication cover and internal design elements were created by MWCC Class of 2023 Graphic and Interactive Design student Anya Ezechukwu, with […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Holds Annual Civic Engagement and Service-Learning Celebration

The Brewer Center for Civic Learning and Community Engagement recognized students for over 70,000 volunteer hours in the 2022-2023 school year. Volunteers included 12 students who contributed over 20 hours, 32 who donated over 40 hours, 3 who donated over 75 hours, and 24 students who contributed over 100 hours of their time. MWCC President […]

President’s and Dean’s Lists for Spring 2023 Semester

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the spring 2023 semester. Students who complete a minimum of 12 semester hours are eligible. The Dean’s List requires a 3.30 to 3.99 grade point average while the President’s List requires a 4.0 grade point average. Dean’s List Emily M Jones, […]