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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 […]

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 […]

Mount Wachusett Community College to host Open House Online November 4th

Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting their annual fall open house online from 6 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The virtual event will include breakout sessions to showcase programs, cover the admissions and enrollment process and explain how to apply for scholarships and financial aid. “Whether students are looking to begin classes […]

Gateway to College Program Earns National Award at Peer Learning Conference

Gateway to College Network Celebrates 20 Years Gateway to College National Network celebrated 20 years working with at risk youth and vulnerable populations at their National Peer Learning conference which was held virtually in July. MWCC Gateway to College alumni Eden Shaveet, Jasson Alvardo-Gomez, Sidney Myers, and Abraham Bravo joined Gateway to College Resource Specialist […]

MWCC Pays Tribute to James O. Garrison, Longtime Community Supporter and Philanthropist

On Thursday, September 17, MWCC hosted a gathering of family and friends to honor the life of longtime trustee, supporter, and community leader James O. Garrison in front of the MWCC Garrison Center for Childhood Education which he made possible. Joining family members were current and former members of the MWCC Foundation Board of Trustees […]

Tea Time Series Returns for 2020-2021 Events

The nationally recognized Tea Time Speaker Series returns this fall with “Leadership is Not a Title, It’s an Action” from award-winning speaker Erika Gilchrist on October 26, 2020. Gilchrist, a 20 year veteran of the speaking circuit, is the author of over a dozen books, creator of the WTF – Women Thriving Fearlessly! Brand, and […]

75 New Members Join International Honor Society Phi Theta Kappa

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society inducted new members in a virtual ceremony on May 8th, 2020. Founded in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for personal, academic and professional growth through participation in […]

MWCC Confers Degrees and Certificates to the Class of 2020

Mount Wachusett Community College Confers 772 Degrees and Certificates to 727 Students Gardner – May 20, 2020 – Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic achievements of its graduates during the college’s 55th commencement, held virtually via live stream, on May 20. A total of 727 students graduated, with 564 associate degrees and 208 certificates […]

Early College Graduation Keynote, Commissioner of Higher Education, Carlos E. Santiago

GARDNER, MA – May 4, 2020 – Commissioner of Higher Education for Massachusetts, Carlos E. Santiago, will deliver the keynote address during the Mount Wachusett Community College Early College Virtual Graduation on Friday, May 29, 2020. The 63 anticipated graduates have been participants in one of two MWCC dual enrollment programs, the Gateway to College […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Announces Commencement Speaker, Maria Milagros

Local author and TEDx speaker Maria Milagros will deliver the keynote address during the Mount Wachusett Community College Virtual Commencement on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. “In her work as an author, life coach and storyteller, Maria is known for finding hope in situations that are not particularly hopeful, for finding gratitude every day – even […]