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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 […]

MWCC to Host Storyteller Len Cabral for Workshop

The Mount Wachusett Community College Early Childhood Education department is pleased to announce a two-evening workshop featuring internationally acclaimed, award-winning storyteller and author Len Cabral. The workshops will focus on methods and techniques that Cabral has found effective in more than thirty-seven years as a professional storyteller. Using stories that he often shares with children […]

MWCC Launches Computer Science Degree

Signs Transfer Admissions Agreement with Fitchburg State University for both Computer Science and Computer Information Systems Degrees Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce the launch of its Computer Science degree for fall 2021 enrollment. In addition, MWCC Computer Information Systems and Computer Science students will be guaranteed admission to Fitchburg State University under […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded Training Resources and Internship Network (TRAIN) Grant

Funding Aids Adult Learners, Including ESOL, to Earn CNA Credentials Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded $122,462 for the 2021 Fiscal Year Training Resources and Internship Network (TRAIN) grant program. The Training Resources and Internship Network (TRAIN) grant program, launched in 2016, is designed to support long-term unemployed, under-employed and new entrant adult workers who seek […]

MWCC Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Mount Wachusett Community College has announced that they have earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation. Veteran Services at Mount Wachusett Community College are designed to help the academic, social, physical, and financial needs of veterans that are returning to school, along with guidance for their academic career. “Mount Wachusett Community College is first and […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Launches International Center for the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated Martin Luther King Day with a virtual grand opening and ribbon cutting of the International Center for the Promotion of Diversity and Inclusion. Joining the celebration was keynote speaker, Asher Hamilton, Student Engagement Coordinator with Cape Cod Community College. They received their MA in Intercultural Communications, emphasizing Women’s Health, Feminist […]

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 […]