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MWCC Child Watch Program Receives Support from George R. Wallace Foundation

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce a generous award to support the Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Child Watch program, which provides enrichment for the children of MWCC students while they attend to their academic requirements. The George R. Wallace Foundation grant of $30,000 will be split over the next […]

2024 Ford Mustang GT Generously Donated to MWCC Automotive Technology Program

The Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Automotive Technology Program is thrilled to announce the generous donation of a 2024 Ford Mustang GT by Townsend Ford and the Ford Motor Company in recognition of MWCC’s utilization of the Ford Automotive Career Exploration (ACE) program. This exciting donation will significantly enhance the hands-on learning experience for students […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Scholarship Donation from Vietnam Veterans of America Massachusetts State Council

Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven and Veterans Services Director Robert Mayer welcomed Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 members Jim Benton, Mike Zlotnik, and Charles Hodgkinson on December 3, 2024 who presented MWCC a donation from the Vietnam Veterans of American Massachusetts State Council. “Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Scholarship Donation from Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America

Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven, MWCC Foundation Director Carla Zottoli, and Veterans Services Director Robert Mayer welcomed Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 Jim Benton, Mike Zlotnik, and John Durling on November 6 for the presentation of their annual contribution to the Mount Wachusett Community College Veterans Scholarship. The Mount Wachusett Community […]

United Way Youth Venture at Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Youth Mental/Behavioral Health Grant

The United Way of North Central Massachusetts (UWNCM) has granted the Mount Wachusett Community College United Way Youth Venture (UWYV) program with a grant of $10,000 to address mental and behavioral health issues experienced by young people throughout the North Central region of Massachusetts. The UWYV program is a partnership between the United Way of […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Robinson Broadhurst Foundation Grants to support College Success Academy and Winchendon Scholarship

The Robinson Broadhurst Foundation has awarded two $20,000 grants to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation to support scholarships for Winchendon residents and the College Success Academy, a collaboration between Murdock High School and the college. The College Success Academy provides seminars and college readiness activities to sophomores, juniors, and seniors to prepare for college […]

Gardner VFW Donates to MWCC’s Student Veteran Scholarship

The Ovila Case Post 905 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardner donated $1,000 this week to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. MWCC President James Vander Hooven, Foundation Executive Director Carla Zottoli, and Director of Veteran Services Bob Mayer accepted the generous donation from past Post Commander and MWCC alumnus Donald Progen […]

MWCC Automotive Technician Program Awarded National Science Foundation Grant to Develop Electric Vehicle Technician Training

The “Accelerating Massachusetts Automotive Future: Producing Electric Vehicle Technicians” is a three-year grant award in the amount of $350,000 focused on the education of technicians for advanced technology fields that drive the nation’s economy. This project will address the emerging industry demand for technicians skilled in Electronic Vehicle (EV) technologies. The Mount will utilize funds […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 Donation

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 visited the Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner campus on Monday, November 28, 2022 to deliver their annual donation to the MWCC Foundation in support of veteran students. The Veterans Memorial Scholarship was established to assist student veterans and ensure that their service and sacrifices will not […]

Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts Awards MWCC Foundation Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant

The Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Foundation is pleased to announce an award of $24,000 from the Career Readiness and Educational Access Grant Program of the Community Foundation of North Central Massachusetts. The funds will be distributed through the MWCC Student Stabilization Scholarship Fund which aims to provide at least 24 full-time and/or part-time north […]