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Outgoing Trustees Recognized

Dr. Francis Couvares and Raymond LaFond, outgoing members of the Board of Trustees, were recently recognized for their years of service and dedication to Mount Wachusett Community College. “On behalf of the entire Mount Wachusett Community College faculty, staff and student body, we express our sincere thanks to Trustees LaFond and Couvares for their many years of […]

Survey Shows Area Businesses Cautiously Optimistic for 2013

The outlook for hiring trends in North Central Massachusetts in 2013 was rated as “fair to good” by a majority of employers who participated in a recent business trends survey conducted by four area Chambers of Commerce and Mount Wachusett Community College’s business department.  The online, confidential survey, conducted Nov. 1 through 23, targeted the […]

Traditional Pinning Ceremony Marks Achievements of Practical Nursing Class

Friends, relatives and members of the college community gathered December 17 to welcome 46 graduates of MWCC’s Practical Nursing program into the nursing profession during a traditional pinning ceremony. Each graduate, dressed in a traditional nurse uniform, was welcomed into the profession by having a nursing pin fastened to her or his lapel by a […]

Economic Development Secretary Tours Collaborative Training Site

Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki and members of his team toured Nypro University on Dec. 11 to learn more about the unique academic and workforce training partnership between the Clinton-based manufacturer, MWCC and Fitchburg State University, as well as other economic initiatives in North Central Massachusetts. Secretary Bialecki, Eric Nakajima, Senior […]

MWCC Receives Continued 10-year Accreditation from NEASC

Mount Wachusett Community College has earned continued 10-year accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), which commended the institution for its “extraordinary commitment” to students and the region, “entrepreneurial spirit,” and dedication to learning and civic engagement under the leadership of President Daniel M. Asquino and an active and committed board […]

Theatre at the Mount Announces 2013 Season

Theatre at the Mount takes great pride in presenting the very best of the just-released musicals and the 2013 season is packed with regional premiers. The theatre will also help MWCC celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special tribute to the music of the 60’s in October. The season opens in February with 9 to […]

MWCC Dental Hygiene Student Crowned Miss Massachusetts USA

MWCC Dental Hygiene student Sarah Kidd is the newly crowned Miss Massachusetts USA. The 20-year-old Leominster resident won the title on Nov. 18 at Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, and will now go on to represent Massachusetts in the Miss USA 2013 pageant this summer. Ms. Kidd, who entered the competition after being named Miss […]

Four Chambers of Commerce Partnering with MWCC on Business Trends Survey

Four regional chambers of commerce are joining forces with Mount Wachusett Community College’s business department to conduct the first annual joint survey of North Central Massachusetts business owners and executives. The Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce, the North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce, the North Quabbin Chamber of Commerce, and the Nashoba Valley Chamber of […]

MWCC Partners with Public and Private Institutions on New Transfer Agreements

Mount Wachusett Community College recently established new transfer agreements with the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and Cambridge College and renewed two agreements with Becker College to expand transfer opportunities for students. Under the new agreement with UMass Lowell, eligible students completing an associate degree in MWCC’s criminal justice program will be admitted as juniors into […]