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Vietnam Veterans of American Donates to MWCC Veteran Student Scholarship Fund

The local chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America visited MWCC recently with a generous donation to the MWCC scholarship fund for our veteran students. Pictured here are (left to right) Robert Mayer, Director of Veterans Services, State Representative Jon Zlotnik, MWCC President Jim Vander Hooven, VVA President Jim Benson, VVA Treasurer Michael Zlotnik, […]

Veterinary Technician Program Receives Accreditation

We are pleased to announce the accreditation of our Veterinary Technician program by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) and the pinning of our first class of Veterinary Technicians on December 19, 2019. Launched in 2017 thanks to a grant from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Workforce Skills […]

Student Leaders Attend CCSLA Student Leadership Conference

Recently, a group of MWCC students attended the Community College Student Leadership Association (CCSLA) conference in Southbridge, MA. This two-day conference introduced our student leaders to students from other community colleges,  building networking and leadership skills, while attending workshops and seminars covering leadership, activism and professional development.  The Community College Student Leadership Association (CCSLA) is […]

Love it or hate it, winter is coming!

As we march closer to the end of this beautiful fall season, we would like to take a moment to refresh everyone on the MWCC inclement weather policies. The decision to close or delay the opening of our campus is not taken lightly, and will be made based on the best information available. Every effort […]

MWCC Named to Military Times Best for Vets: Top Colleges 2020 List

The Mount’s continued support and dedication to our veteran students was once again recognized by Military Times in their annual “Best for Vets” rankings. MWCC is the highest ranked Massachusetts 2-year college and 6th in the US! Our Veterans Services staff are committed to providing Military Service Members, Veterans, and their families with assistance and […]

Early College Summit Highlights Successes and Importance of Early College Investments

On October 24, the North Central MA Early College Summit brought together educators, students, and civic leaders for a day of discussion and advocacy. The Early College partnership between Mount Wachusett Community College, Fitchburg State College, Gardner High School, Leominster High School and Center for Technical Education, and the Sizer School creates a pipeline to […]

Tea Time Speaker Series: School to Prison Pipeline and Cultural Competency

Understanding the School to Prison Pipeline: Systems of Oppression with Dr. Haner Hernández In conjunction with the CHNA9 Racial Justice Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) and Gardner Coalition Action Team (GCAT), LUK Inc, Mount Wachusett Community College’s Tea Time Speaker Series is pleased to host Dr. Haner Hernández, Senior Consultant to the Massachusetts Department of […]

Author Dana Walrath to speak on “Comics, Medicine, and Memory” at MWCC

The rewards of caring for a relative with Alzheimer’s will be the subject of a talk by writer, artist, and medical anthropologist Dana Walrath, entitled “Comics, Medicine, and Memory.” Dr. Walrath will speak at Mount Wachusett Community College and Heywood Hospital about her graphic novel, Aliceheimer’s: Alzheimer’s Through the Looking Glass on Thursday, Oct. 24, […]

Working Nation President Jane Oates to Deliver Keynote Address at NEWN Conference at Mount Wachusett Community College

GARDNER—The 10th Anniversary New England Workforce Network Conference will be held at Mount Wachusett Community College, Friday, October 11 at the college’s Gardner campus at 444 Green Street. The theme for the conference will be, “Riding the Roller Coaster of Workforce Development.” Jane Oates, President of WorkingNation, will deliver the keynote address. Oates serves on the Executive […]

Panel of Local Latinx Leaders Urge Students to Step into Future Leadership Roles

GARDNER— Over 200 students from Mount Wachusett Community College and two local middle schools were urged to step into future leadership roles by a panel of local LATINX leaders in North Central Massachusetts as part of the college’s Tea Time Speaker Series, Monday, September 30. Students in the MWCC GEAR UP program from McKay and Longsjo […]