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MWCC Names Two New Trustees to Board

The Board of Trustees at Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed two new members, and a renewed commitment from three current members at its regular meeting on February 9, 2023. Joining the Board of Trustees are long-time Gardner businesspeople Patti Bergstrom, owner of The Velvet Goose, and Rick Walton, owner of the Moon Hill Brewing Company. […]

MWCC Continues Standing as Military Friendly School for 2023-2024 Cycle

Mount Wachusett Community College continues its standing as a Military Friendly School for the 2023-2024 Military Friendly Cycle. MWCC Veteran Services were set specifically to address the needs of Veterans transitioning from service member to student. The staff members in MWCCs Veterans Services Office, Director Robert Mayer, and Certifying Official Sarah Savoie work closely with […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Names Dr. Mattie Castiel Commencement Speaker

Mount Wachusett Community College’s 58th commencement ceremony will be held on May 17, 2023. The graduates will be joined by speaker Matilde “Mattie” Castiel, M.D., Commissioner for Health and Human Services for the City of Worcester. “We are thrilled to have Mattie join us for commencement,” notes MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “Her leadership in […]

Statement on the passing of Congressman John Olver from President Vander Hooven

I was saddened to learn of the passing of Congressman John Olver. He was a giant in our region and a valued friend and partner of Mount Wachusett Community College. He was a strong voice in both the Massachusetts State Legislature and the U.S. House of Representatives, serving with incredible integrity. Representing the First Congressional […]

Kimberly Shea, DNP, the College’s Dean of Nursing has accepted a position on the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women

Kimberly Shea, DNP, Dean of Nursing at Mount Wachusett Community College was appointed to the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW). The MCSW works to promote rights for women and girls by offering recommendations regarding policy that help improve access and equal opportunity. Dean Shea will offer unique insights to the Commission based […]

MWCC Celebrates Black History Month with Music and Speaker

In honor of Black History Month, the Student Government Association at Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting a day of entertainment featuring singer/songwriter Rocky Peter and speaker Ron Jones. The event will be held on Wednesday, February 8, 2023 beginning at 4:30 pm. The event will begin with a performance from Rocky Peter and after […]

Mount Wachusett Community College President’s and Dean’s Lists for Fall 2022 Semester

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the fall 2022 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. President’s List Patrick Ackley, Worcester, […]

Art Department Annual Exhibition of Student Work

The Art Department at Mount Wachusett Community College is celebrating the accomplishments and success of students in the Annual Exhibition of Student Work in the first in-person student exhibit since pandemic restrictions moved the exhibits virtual in 2020. Work by students in the Painting II and III and Drawing III courses is currently on display […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded Community Adult Learning Center Grant from Baker-Polito Administration

Mount Wachusett Community College was awarded $984,233 annually for the next five years in support of adult education programs offered by the college, including the free HiSET/GED high school equivalency preparation courses and English as a Second Language (ESOL) courses. Funding will enable the MWCC adult education programs to support 269 seats per year, 154 […]

MWCC Celebrates Practical Nursing Class of 2022 at Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed twenty-one new nurses to the profession on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at the Theatre at the Mount. “It is truly an honor for me to be here to help celebrate this occasion,” noted President James Vander Hooven. “You have put in so much time, effort and dedication, both inside and […]