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MWCC Graduates 15 in First Class of Second Chance Pell Pilot Program at NCCI Gardner

A group of 15 inmates of North Central Correctional Institute (NCCI) in Gardner received their Small Business Management Certificate last week from Mount Wachusett Community College as part of a national pilot program designed to provide education as a means of reducing recidivism and easing the transition out of prison. “Everything you’ve done to this […]

Early College Designation Announced

Fitchburg State University, Mount Wachusett Community College, Fitchburg High School, Leominster High School, Sizer School and Gardner High School will launch a new early college high school program that will give students an opportunity to earn 12 college credits while still in high school. The Early College Designation was among several announced Thursday by Gov. […]

MWCC Hosting Free Veteran’s Resource Fair on June 18

Mount Wachusett Community College will be hosting a free Veteran’s Resource Fair with numerous organizations on Tuesday, June 18 with the goal of helping veterans and their families connect with a multitude of valuable resources and organizations in one location. While it takes place at Mount Wachusett Community College from 5 to 7 p.m. on […]

MWCC Announces Spring 2019 President’s List and Dean’s List

Mount Wachusett Community College officials are pleased to announce the hard-working students who made MWCC’s president’s and deans’ lists. The following Mount Wachusett Community College students who completed a minimum of 12 semester hours with a grade point average of 4.0 were named to the President’s List for the spring semester of 2019:   President’s […]

MWCC Launches New Arboriculture Certificate

Mount Wachusett Community College has launched a new arboriculture certificate program designed to prepare students for in-demand tree work with a certificate that can form the basis of an Associate’s Degree in addition to providing a path to employment. “This certificate program will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work as tree […]

Gardner VFW Donates to Student Veteran Scholarship

The Ovila Case Post 905 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardner donated $1,000 last month 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 on May 10 during the college’s first annual Veteran […]

MWCC Students Secure WPI Transfer; Summer Program with Stipend

Having just received their Associate’s Degrees last week, Mount Wachusett Community College graduates Allison Guthrie of Templeton and Christian Rossi of Winchendon are already gearing up for summer research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute where they will transfer this fall. The two students are looking forward to getting a head start at their new school even […]

MWCC’s 2019 Commencement Celebrates Student Achievement

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated it’s 2019 graduates during the college’s 54th commencement on May 23, which featured a keynote address from U.S. Congresswoman Lori Trahan. Congresswoman Trahan encouraged students to seek out meaning in their lives and pursue their passions. No matter what, she told students, get in the game and put yourself out […]

MWCC Pathways and Gateway Dual Enrollment Students Graduate from High School

Sixty six students were honored for earning their high school diploma along with college credits or degrees through two of Mount Wachusett Community College’s dual enrollment programs at a graduation ceremony Friday night. “You have proven something to yourself… once you commit yourself to a goal, you know you can find ways to achieve that […]

MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in 2019 Pinning Ceremony

Family and friends gathered on Friday, May 24 to celebrate the achievements of Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree nursing class during a traditional pinning ceremony. The 46th graduating class was made up of 116 students enrolled in the day and evening programs and included LPNs who returned to continue their education through the college’s […]