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Mount Wachusett Community College Automotive Technology Program Expands, Adds Two Additional Master Technician Professors

The MWCC Automotive Technology program, which moved to its new 11,000-square-foot facility on Linus Allain Ave in Gardner in 2019, is continuing to grow with the recent addition of two new faculty members. John Pignataro is Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and Mazda Elite Certified and a Ford Senior Master Technician experienced in intricate diagnostic repairs. […]

MWCC Celebrates Dental Education Clinic Enhancements with Ribbon Cutting

On September 28, 2022, students, faculty and administrators at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Dental Education Clinic celebrated the completion of enhancements to their clinic made possible by The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts and by a Massachusetts Skills Capital Grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Workforce Skills Cabinet, Executive Office of Education. “The college is […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Prepares for New England Commission of Higher Education Visit

Mount Wachusett Community College will welcome a team from the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) for its 10-year accreditation review on November 6 – 9, 2022. The team representing the Commission visit the college for evaluation. This visit follows an extensive, college-wide self-study process addressing the commission’s Standards of Accreditation. MWCC is accredited […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture in support of its project “Strengthening Sustainable Food Production Through Hands-on Instruction in Massachusetts”. The “Strengthening Sustainable Food Production Education Through Hands-on Instruction” project aims to address the major problem of enrollment, retention, and experiential student […]

President’s and Dean’s Lists for Summer 2022 Semester

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the summer 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 Madelyn Robertson, Athol […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded 5 Year, $1.6 Million Upward Bound Math and Science Grant from the US Department of Education

Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded an Upward Bound Math and Science grant from the US Department of Education for five years beginning September 1, 2022. The grant amount is $312,480 annually or $1.6 million over 5 years. The Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) grant aims to prepare high school students for postsecondary […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Holds Pinning Ceremony for Dental Assisting Students

Mount Wachusett Community College held a pinning for its Dental Assisting program graduates on Friday, August 26, 2022. “I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate each of you and thank you for choosing the Mount for your education,” noted MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “Tonight is just the beginning of your next journey, […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Adult Education Students Awarded 2022 First Literacy Scholarships

On August 18, 2022 five Mount Wachusett Community College Adult Education students were honored by First Literacy with scholarships. First Literacy Scholarships are awarded in recognition of educational achievements and potential, community service, and perseverance in the face of hardship. This year, First Literacy awarded 30 scholarships to deserving individuals from community colleges across the […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Received $162,000 Grant to Continue Transition to Community College Program

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has approved Mount Wachusett Community College’s continuation grant in support of the Transition to Community College Program. The Transition to Community College Program is a statewide program under the Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS) division of DESE.  The program provides students with the college navigation, foundational […]

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts Awards MWCC Foundation Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant

The Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Foundation is pleased to announce an award of $24,000 from the Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant Program of the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts. The funds will be distributed through the MWCC Student Stabilization Scholarship Fund which aims to provide at least 24 full-time and/or part-time north […]