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Pathways Early College Innovation School at MWCC Accepting Applications for 2015

Motivated teens interested in paring two years of time and expenses off their college education should check out the Pathways Early College Innovation School at Mount Wachusett Community College. Praised by state education officials, parents and participating students, the two-year, dual enrollment program allows high school juniors to simultaneously earn their high school diploma and […]

Governor Patrick Announces $500,000 Life Sciences Grant to MWCC

Governor Deval Patrick has announced nearly $1 million in grants to support life sciences related capital projects for Mount Wachusett Community College and Quinsigamond Community College to better respond to the region’s growing need for skilled workers in biotechnology, biomedical engineering and pharmaceuticals. The Governor made the announcement at QCC on March 6. “In order for […]

Indian Hill Big Band to Perform Free Jazz Concert at MWCC

The Indian Hill Big Band, led by trumpeter, composer and educator Jerry Sabatini, will present a free jazz concert Friday, March 28 at Mount Wachusett Community College, 444 Green Street. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the theatre of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. Founded in 1998 and based in Littleton, […]

HED Secretary Greg Bialecki Tours Manufacturing Center At MWCC

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki toured the Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Certification Center at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Devens campus on Feb. 27. During the tour, a live training class was in session, providing a firsthand glimpse of the hard work that occurs at the center on a daily basis. The tour highlighted the […]

Free Adult Basic Education Courses Available at MWCC

For decades, Mount Wachusett Community College has been the regional go-to site that helps adults who never completed high school begin a new chapter in their lives by earning their General Equivalency Diploma (GED). The supportive environment at Mount Wachusett has helped thousands of students, like 23-year-old Brittany Brewer of Gardner, set and reach new […]

Author and Mental Health Advocate Kevin Hines to be Featured Speaker at Mental Health Awareness Conference

International speaker, author and mental health advocate Kevin Hines, one of approximately 30 people to survive a suicide attempt at the Golden Gate Bridge, will be the keynote speaker at a Mental Health Awareness Conference on Thursday, March 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Colonial Hotel in Gardner. The free conference, sponsored […]

Gateway to College Students Recognized at Achievers Dinner

Joseph Almeida hated school for a long time.  By age 16, he had been expelled from high school and was on a path to an uncertain future.  Fast forward to present day, the 18-year-old Fitchburg native now likes school and is a successful student in MWCC’s Gateway to College program, a full-time dual enrollment experience […]

MWCC Access & Transition Programs Featured at Annual Summer Food Service Event

MWCC was featured at the annual Summer Food Service Program kickoff event on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Devens. More than 100 representatives of summer feeding programs from across the state were in attendance to prepare for implementing the programs at community sites. The event was organized by Project Bread in […]

Walking the Talk of Peace

Monks and peace walkers from the New England Peace Pagoda in Leverett paid a visit to MWCC on Feb. 24 at the start of their 13th annual Walk for a New Spring to promote peace. As in previous years, the Walk for a New Spring came to the college through the invitation of Assistant Professor […]

MWCC Employees Raise $66,573 for Charitable Giving

Mount Wachusett Community College employees set a new record through generous contributions to the 2014 Commonwealth of Massachusetts Employees Charitable Campaign (COMECC) and the United Way of North Central Massachusetts. Through voluntary one-time donations and payroll deductions, and various on-campus fundraisers, faculty and staff pledged a total of $66,573 to aid those in need. This […]