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Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Class of 2021 Dental Program Graduates with Pinning Ceremony

On Friday, May 14, 2021, MWCC welcomed fourteen students to the dental hygiene profession with a socially distant pinning ceremony outside the main entrance of the Gardner campus. “This is not totally normal, but this is the most normal event that I have been to in about fifteen months. Thank you for this moment,” opened […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Names Christopher Shaddock Alumnus of the Year

United States Army Veteran and cancer survivor Christopher Shaddock, Class of 2019, has been named Mount Wachusett Community College Alumnus of the Year. Shaddock, a Boston native, served in the 4-101st Airborne and Assault Division which was deployed to Iraq and Kuwait as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Following his tour, he struggled with substance […]

MWCC Graduate Paige Landry Honored for Extraordinary Service and Perseverance as one of the Commonwealth’s “29 Who Shine”

On May 13, 2021, higher education leaders, students, faculty and staff will be joined virtually by Governor Charlie Baker for the 10th Annual “29 Who Shine” celebration. MWCC’s “29 Who Shine” honoree is Paige Landry. The “29 Who Shine” awards recognize a student from each 15 community colleges, nine state universities, and five UMass campuses. […]

Community College Student Excellence Celebrated During Virtual Phi Theta Kappa Recognition Week 

MWCC Honors Two Students The Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges (MACC) will honor Community College scholars for their induction to the 2021 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Massachusetts Academic Team through a virtual “PTK Community College Excellence Week.” Running on its social media pages from Monday, April 26 through Friday, April 30, MACC will highlight the […]

Board of Trustees Grants Tom Matsuda Emeritus Status

Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees Grants Tom Matsuda Emeritus Status The Board of Trustees of Mount Wachusett Community College voted unanimously to approve the recommendation of Thomas Matsuda for Emeritus status. Matsuda is a master sculptor and multimedia artist who specializes in Buddhist iconography. He began his formal studies as an artist at […]

Virtual Field Trip Focused on Health and Skill-building Comes to North Central

Healthy Minds: Well-Being for Well-Doing to be held April 14 Teachers and students across North Central Massachusetts will be participating in a virtual field trip on April 14, 2021 thanks to the efforts of event hosts Portrait of a Graduate, and organizers Growing Places, HEAL Winchendon, LUK Inc., Making Opportunity Count (MOC), Mount Wachusett Community […]

MWCC Student Hafsa Asfa Awarded the Ruth E. Derfler Scholarship

The Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) has named Mount Wachusett Community College student Hafsa Asfa as its 2021 Ruth E Derfler Memorial Scholarship recipient. The Ruth E Derfler scholarship is given in memory of MCAE’s past president and colleague to a student who has completed their studies at a Massachusetts adult education program with […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Launches First Credit Dual Language Program

Mount Wachusett Community College is excited to announce the launch of the new Dual Language Business Administration certificate program, providing a bilingual educational experience for Spanish-speaking students. This Dual Language program gives students the ability to earn college credit with courses in their native language concurrently with English as a Second Language courses. The contextualized […]

MWCC Student Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

Paige Landry recognized for her commitment to solving public problems. MWCC is pleased to announce the inclusion of Human Services student Paige Landry in the 2021-2022 Newman Civic Fellowship cohort. Landry is one of only 212 students from 39 states, Washington, DC, and Mexico to earn this honor. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a year-long […]