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Everything You Need to Know About a Dental Assisting Career

What Is a Dental Assistant? For starters, let me give you a better understanding of what a dental assistant is.  In technical terms, “A dental assistant is a dental health professional who works closely with or under the supervision of a dentist.”  They provide efficiency to the dental office and carry out a number of […]

MWCC Celebrates First Generation College Students Day

This year on Thursday, November 8th, 2018, Mount Wachusett Community College will be celebrating National First Generation College Students Day to honor those students who are the first in their families to attend college. Students arriving at the school between 7:30 – 9:00 am will be greeted by staff volunteers who will give each of […]

Now is the Perfect Time to Sign-up for Personal Enrichment Classes

A life well-lived is about more than just working hard and checking off your “to do” list. It’s important to stay involved, engaged, and curious. MWCC’s Lifelong Learning program offers community members a variety of personal enrichment classes to help them find and follow their interests. If you’ve ever wanted to learn a new skill […]

MWCC Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society

Fifteen students from Mount Wachusett Community College were inducted into the Chi Gamma Chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma international business honor society recently. The honor society recognized the hard work and effort of the students at an induction ceremony on Friday, April 13. Alpha Beta Gamma was established in 1970 to recognize and encourage […]

Worcester Artist Donates Presidential Portrait to Mount Wachusett Community College

The official portrait of Jim Vander Hooven, President of Mount Wachusett Community College, will be unveiled at the college’s presidential inauguration event on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.  The portrait is a donation to the college by Michael Stone, a Worcester-based portrait artist. “On behalf of the college, we are both pleased and proud to receive […]

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to Deliver Mount Wachusett Community College Commencement Address

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will deliver the keynote address during Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commencement on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. “We are honored to welcome Governor Charlie Baker to our campus as this year’s commencement speaker,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “His leadership while serving as our governor, service as cabinet secretary and as […]

225 New Citizens Sworn in at Mount Wachusett Community College

Families waited patiently, beaming with pride for the 225 immigrants becoming U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at Mount Wachusett Community College. New citizens from 46 Massachusetts communities and their families and friends packed the campus theater for the public event. U.S. District Court Judge David H. Hennessy presided over the ceremony as the […]

Live from the MWCC TV Studios: The 32nd Annual Rotary Club TV Auction

The televised auction, which will run for its 32nd year in the first weekend in March (Friday and Saturday), brings together donated items and services from the community that are auctioned off to benefit the Gardner Rotary Club. All funds raised fund charitable initiatives in the city and greater Gardner region. It can be viewed […]

Rotary Club of Gardner Donates $2K to Benefit MWCC Students

The Rotary Club of Gardner donated $2,000 to the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation last Tuesday in recognition of the ongoing partnership in producing the Rotary’s annual televised auction fundraiser. “We’re pleased to be able to support the college and the media department that does such a great job,” said Auction Logistics Coordinator Mike Ellis. […]

MWCC Begins Spring Classes; Launches New Vet Tech Program

Mount Wachusett Community College sprang to life on January 16 as students returned for the first day of the spring semester, including the first group taking Veterinary Technology classes. The first day of classes began Tuesday for both the college’s semester-long courses as well as an accelerated option that allows students to split their semester […]