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MWCC Nursing Group Joins Forward in Health on Mission Trip in Haiti

During the winter recess, a group of MWCC nursing students, alumni and faculty members spent a week in the Caribbean, though swimming, snorkeling and tropical feasts were not on the agenda. Rather, they went to Haiti to provide health care to impoverished children and adults served by the Gardner nonprofit Forward in Health. Forward in […]

MWCC’s Auto Tech Programs Receive Continued Accreditation

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Automotive Technology programs have received continued accreditation from the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation in the areas of instruction, course of study, facilities and equipment, and has met the standards of quality for the training of automobile technicians. MWCC offers an automotive technology academic certificate and an associate degree to prepare graduates for […]

Survivor Benefit at Theatre at the Mount Raises Funds for Boys & Girls Club

Theatre at the Mount’s January 23 production of Survivor, the Musical culminated with the naming of Jillian Whitney as “Sole Survivor.” Whitney, who is a Theatre at the Mount performer and hails from Rindge, NH, competed against 23 other performers and  local business leaders  to see who could “out-sing, out-perform, and out-shine” in a full evening of musical theatre challenges. […]

MWCC Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Dental Education Programs

Mount Wachusett Community College administrators, faculty, students and alumni joined representatives from North Central Massachusetts dental and medical community to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the college’s dental education programs. The event, held Jan. 22 at the programs’ new academic site, the Fitchburg Family Community Health Center, featured a reception, tours of the new facility, […]

MWCC Highlighted by the Rennie Center for Model Dual Enrollment Programs

Mount Wachusett Community College’s dual enrollment programs are showcased as innovative models in the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy’s second annual report, the Condition of Education in the Commonwealth. The report, released January 22 by the Cambridge-based research institute, examines areas of success and areas for continued improvement in student outcomes across the […]

Access & Transition Alumni Share College Insights with Peers

Recent graduates of Fitchburg, Athol, Ralph C. Mahar and Murdock high schools returned to their alma maters this month to offer tips to current high students on a wide range of topics, including the application process, coursework and study requirements, financial aid and dorm life. The events were sponsored by MWCC’s Division of Access and […]

New Accelerated Training Program in Advanced Manufacturing

Mount Wachusett Community College is recruiting adults of all ages, experience and education for training in the growing field of advanced manufacturing. Full scholarships are available for eligible students who enroll in an upcoming six-week day program, which begins on Feb. 9 at MWCC’s Devens campus. Manufacturing accounts for nearly 25 percent of the workforce […]

MWCC’s Dental Programs Celebrating 10th Anniversary

Following extensive planning and support from the North Central Massachusetts dental community, Mount Wachusett Community College launched its dental education programs in 2005 in Fitchburg. To mark the 10 year anniversary and the programs’ recent relocation to the Fitchburg Family Community Health Center, MWCC invites area dentists, alumni and program supporters to a celebration on […]

MWCC Alumni Association First Annual Quiz Night Tests the Best

On Thursday evening, January 8, “Quizters” and spectators braved the arctic cold and made a spectacular showing at the Mount Wachusett Community College Alumni Association’s first annual “Quiz Night” event. In a dynamic game of question and answer, teams tested their knowledge related to current topics and college-related trivia. Promoted as a fun and entertaining evening, […]