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MWCC Fall 2020 Semester Presidents List and Deans List

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the fall 2020 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. Presidents List Massachusetts Ashburnham: Rajkumar […]

MWCC Newest Criminal Justice Professor Brings Experience in Psychology and Criminology Focusing on Human Trafficking

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to welcome our newest criminal justice faculty member, Katherine Wahrer. “We are excited to welcome Ms. Wahrer to our team. Her work in human trafficking and race issues bring a welcome new perspective to our criminal justice department faculty” notes Dean Margaret Jaillet, Dean of Health Sciences. The Scarborough, […]

MWCC Experiencing Increased Student Engagement Despite Pandemic

Mount Wachusett Community College has long been recognized for its civic engagement, service learning and robust student involvement. During the pandemic, rather than falling off, engagement is up, with ten-fold increases in participation in virtual dialogues and speaker events in addition to non-academic related activities. Community college students are far more vulnerable to isolation than […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Congratulates 2020 Practical Nursing Class with Pinning Ceremony

Twenty-nine students ready to join the fight against COVID-19 Mount Wachusett Community College honored the Practical Nursing class of 2020 with a virtual pinning presentation on December 21, 2020. The pinning ceremony is a traditional event for graduating nursing students dating back to the 1800’s and represents the official welcome of the graduates to the […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded Grant Funding to Expand College Access to Winchendon Residents

Addresses regional job losses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic GARDNER, MA – December 7, 2020 – Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce that it has been granted additional funding from the Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation, Inc. to expand its skill-building workshops for Winchendon adults, particularly those who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 […]

Vanessa Hill Sworn in as MWCC Student Trustee

Mount Wachusett Community College student Vanessa Hill was elected by her fellow Student Government Association members to represent the students of MWCC on the College Board of Trustees and sworn in on October 21 during the virtual Board of Trustees meeting. In addition to her position on the Board of Trustees, she will also serve […]

Mount Wachusett Community College to host Open House Online November 4th

Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting their annual fall open house online from 6 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The virtual event will include breakout sessions to showcase programs, cover the admissions and enrollment process and explain how to apply for scholarships and financial aid. “Whether students are looking to begin classes […]

Gateway to College Program Earns National Award at Peer Learning Conference

Gateway to College Network Celebrates 20 Years Gateway to College National Network celebrated 20 years working with at risk youth and vulnerable populations at their National Peer Learning conference which was held virtually in July. MWCC Gateway to College alumni Eden Shaveet, Jasson Alvardo-Gomez, Sidney Myers, and Abraham Bravo joined Gateway to College Resource Specialist […]

MWCC Awarded $4.7 Million US Department of Education Student Support Services Grant

September 28, 2020 – Gardner, MA – Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded three U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Support Services grants totaling $4.7 million to continue to support programs that help low-income students, first-generation college students and students with disabilities succeed in college. Federal Student Support Services grants are renewed every five […]

MWCC Pays Tribute to James O. Garrison, Longtime Community Supporter and Philanthropist

On Thursday, September 17, MWCC hosted a gathering of family and friends to honor the life of longtime trustee, supporter, and community leader James O. Garrison in front of the MWCC Garrison Center for Childhood Education which he made possible. Joining family members were current and former members of the MWCC Foundation Board of Trustees […]