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On your mark, get set, study!

This article originally appeared in the opinion section of the Telegram & Gazette.  For a student, going to college is amazingly similar to a runner competing in a marathon. There is a start and a finish, lots of steep hills and terrain to climb, plateaus that require much less effort, and the exhilarating feeling of […]

MWCC Announces President’s List and Dean’s List for Fall of 2018

Mount Wachusett Community College officials are pleased to announce the hard-working students who made MWCC’s president’s and dean’s 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 fall semester of 2018: President’s List […]

Scholarship Applications Open at MWCC Foundation

Applications for the wide array of scholarship opportunities from the Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation have opened to current and future MWCC students, providing students with access to thousands of dollars to help fund their education. “There’s a lot of help available,” said Foundation Executive Director Carla Zottoli. “We want people to graduate.” The application […]

Over $50K Saved by MWCC Students Using Open Educational Resources

Mount Wachusett Community College students in 11 classes saved $52,353.82 in textbook costs during the fall semester as part of an ongoing pilot effort to expand Open Educational Resources (OER) throughout the school. The pilot program that ran for the first time in the fall semester was part of an ongoing effort at the college […]

Mount Fitness Hosting Business Expo on January 5

Mount Fitness will be hosting a free business expo and open house for area residents that will showcase over 20 area businesses on January 5, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. with special deals available from those businesses and the fitness center itself. “At this expo people will be able to gather information about […]

Student Art Exhibit Taking Place at MWCC

The Mount Wachusett Community College Art Department is celebrating student artwork with a special exhibition of advanced student work that runs until January 25. The Exhibition of Student Work is currently on display in The East Wing Gallery in the Raymond LaFontaine Fine Arts Center at the college’s Gardner campus. The public is encouraged to […]

Student-Run Toy Drive Assists 61 Families

The fourth annual Holiday Toy Drive and Fair organized by the Parent Support Group and Child Care Access Means Parents In School at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to 61 families last week, bringing smiles to over 130 children. Donations for the toy drive were collected during December from faculty, staff, and students at […]

39 Nursing Students Pinned During Year-End Ceremony

On Monday night, 39 licensed practical nursing students from 25 communities were welcomed into the nursing profession during the traditional nurses pinning ceremony that marks the end of their schooling at Mount Wachusett Community College. “The pinning ceremony is always my favorite,” MWCC President James Vander Hooven told a theater full of friends and family […]

MWCC Foundation Awarded $180K in Scholarships in Fall Semester

The Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation awarded $182,108.10 in scholarships in the fall semester of the 2018 – 2019 school year, meeting student needs and allowing them to further their education at MWCC. “We are the last hope for some of our students. They have no one else to lean on,” said Carla Zottoli, MWCC’s […]

Hillary Newsome Foundation Donates 700 Pounds of Food to MWCC Food Pantry

Members of the Hillary A. (Bartlett) Newsome Foundation donated 700 pounds of food, which was gathered during a Leominster food drive, to the Mount Wachusett Community College Food for Thought Pantry on Friday. The donation of 1009 items were made in honor of MWCC alumna Hillary Newsome who passed away last year. The food was gathered […]