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Congratulations to our First Paramedic Class

On January 9, 2020, Mount Wachusett Community College welcomed nine new Paramedics to the profession during a pinning ceremony at the Gardner campus. Surrounded by loved ones and supporters, the inaugural class was pinned by Program Director Peter Laitinen, RN, BSN, NRP, who expressed his gratitude for the trust placed in him and MWCC by […]

Health Career Opportunity Program Students Awarded $21,000 in Scholarships

The Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) Health Care Opportunity Program (HCOP) has awarded scholarships to 14 students who have completed the unique grant-funded program elements which helped them to discern and plan for a career in a health profession. These students will continue their academic journey in their selected programs of study, utilizing this scholarship […]

Inaugural Veterinary Technology Class of MWCC Holds Pinning Ceremony

The Mount Wachusett Community College Veterinary Technology program recognized its inaugural class of graduates during a pinning ceremony held at the Gardner campus on Thursday, December 19th. The honorees received their pins and took the official veterinary technician’s oath, administered by department chair Alexandra McNamara, CVT.  Receiving their pins were Emily Adams, Faith Bradley, Jasmine […]

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 […]

North Central MA Early College Summit Coming October 18 to Leominster Doubletree

Day-long event will feature keynote speakers Carlos E Santiago, Commissioner of Higher Education and Chris Gabrieli Chairman of the Board of Higher Education Leominster, MA – On Friday, October 18, 2019, North Central MA Early College Academy member superintendents and educators, higher-ed representatives, early college students, and local economic and civic leaders will come together […]

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 […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Highlighting Local LATINX Leader

(GARDNER)—In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15), Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) will highlight LATINX leaders in North Central Massachusetts as part of the college’s Tea Time Speaker Series, Monday, September 30 from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the college’s Gardner campus. A panel discussion with local community leaders begins at 1:00pm in Room […]

Free Exhibits at Mount Wachusett Community College

GARDNER—The East Wing Gallery in the Raymond LaFontaine Fine Arts Center at Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting two exhibits featuring the work of Massachusetts-based artists Maryanne Benns and Karen Evans. Karen Evans’ paintings will be on display through September 25, 2019. She is inspired by the season and weather in painting her landscapes. “I am […]