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MWCC’s ESL Program Celebrates Students’ Achievements

José Mangual, academic counselor for students enrolled in MWCC’s English as a Second Language program, has a ready answer for prospective students who feel they are too busy, too old or not ready to enroll in courses. He introduces them to students who once had the same concerns, but now are succeeding not only in […]

MWCC and Heywood Hospital Receive State Rapid Response Funding

GARDNER – Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded state funding to provide suicide prevention training to more than 730 Heywood Hospital healthcare employees. MWCC is the only one of 10 community colleges in Massachusetts awarded two grants totaling $123,073 in Rapid Response funding, Commissioner of Higher Education Richard Freeland announced Tuesday, May 28. With […]

MWCC Offering Six-Week Career Preparation Program at Devens Campus

Mount Wachusett Community College is offering a six-week, non-credit Manufacturing Career Preparation Program to provide certifications and training geared toward gaining entry level employment in biomedical device and other manufacturing operations. The program, which begins July 8 at MWCC’s Devens campus, has been developed through direct interaction with companies currently seeking employees. Free information sessions […]

Commissioner Mitchell D. Chester Delivers Keynote Address During Graduation Ceremony for Mount Wachusett Community College’s Pioneering Pathways Early College Innovation School and Gateway to College program

Whether they came to Mount Wachusett Community College to accelerate the pace of their education or to get back on track after a problematic high school experience, this year’s 51 graduates of the Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College program have this in common: they each reached a milestone. Students enrolled […]

Student Achievements Celebrated During 40th Annual Nurse Pinning Ceremony

It was a vision in white as dozens of excited graduates were welcomed into the nursing profession during Mount Wachusett Community College’s 40th annual pinning ceremony, held in the college’s Fitness & Wellness Center on May 17. The 124 graduates who made up the Nursing Class of 2013 include students enrolled in the day and […]

MWCC Graduates Urged to Act on Their Dreams

Students eager to celebrate their academic success and embrace the next chapter in their lives joined friends and family during Mount Wachusett Community College’s 48th Commencement ceremony May 16 in the Fitness and Wellness Center. A total of 805 associate degrees and academic certificates were awarded to 752 graduating students. Distinguished media executive and MWCC alumnus […]

MWCC Students Inducted Into Honor Societies

This academic year, more than 250 MWCC students were inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa and Alpha Beta Gamma honor societies. During the fall and spring semesters, 230 students were inducted into the MWCC’s Phi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society. To celebrate this achievement, the chapter held an induction ceremony this […]

Student Veterans Receive Continued Support from Local VFW

The Ovila Case Post 905 Veterans of Foreign Wars in Gardner recently donated $1,000 to Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s Veterans Memorial Scholarship. President Daniel M. Asquino and Foundation Executive Director Carla DeFosse accepted the generous donation from VFW Commander David Caswell, past commander Don Progen and senior vice commander Joseph LeBlanc, and thanked the […]

MWCC Announces Summer Business Luncheon Series

Mount Wachusett Community College is offering a summer business luncheon series on a variety of topics including leadership, networking, technology and safety beginning in June through August. The college’s Division of Lifelong Learning and Workforce Development has bundled several of its popular course offerings for entrepreneurs, small businesses, nonprofit as well as corporate staff. In […]

Dental Hygiene and First Dental Assisting Graduates Honored During Pinning Ceremony

MWCC made history on Monday, May 13 when the first graduates of the new Dental Assisting program made their way up to the stage. These eight graduates along with the 12 graduates from the Dental Hygiene program were welcomed into the profession during a traditional pinning ceremony in the Raymond M. Lafontaine Fine Arts Center […]