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Pinning at MWCC honors the newest members of the Nursing Profession

Family and friends gathered at Mount Wachusett Community College on Monday, December 16, as the college celebrated the achievements of the graduating class of nursing students during a nurses pinning ceremony. The pinning ceremony is a long tradition in the nursing field, symbolizing the completion of educational requirements for nurses and welcoming them to the […]

MWCC Receives Gardner Rotary Club Donation

Mount Wachusett Community College has received a generous $2,000 donation from The Rotary Club of the Greater Gardner Area. Rotary President-Elect Michael Ellis and Vice-President Elect Carol Chellis were on hand to present the check to MWCC President Dr. James Vander Hooven, and MWCC Foundation Executive Director Carla Zottoli. “We are thankful for the on-going […]

MWCC Business Administration Students Guaranteed Admission to FSU

Students in Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree program in business administration will be guaranteed admission to the baccalaureate business administration program at Fitchburg State University under a new agreement signed by the presidents of the two institutions. “We both agree that regionalization is important,” Fitchburg State President Richard S. Lapidus said. “The smoother we […]

Dean of Student Affairs, Jason Zelesky, Receives Community College Professional Award

We are pleased to announce the recognition of Jason Zelesky, our Dean of Student Affairs, as the 2019 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region I Community College Professional award recipient. Award recipients in Region I were recognized during a ceremony at the NASPA Region I Conference in Providence, RI on Tuesday, November 19, […]

Author Dana Walrath to speak on “Comics, Medicine, and Memory” at MWCC

The rewards of caring for a relative with Alzheimer’s will be the subject of a talk by writer, artist, and medical anthropologist Dana Walrath, entitled “Comics, Medicine, and Memory.” Dr. Walrath will speak at Mount Wachusett Community College and Heywood Hospital about her graphic novel, Aliceheimer’s: Alzheimer’s Through the Looking Glass on Thursday, Oct. 24, […]

Working Nation President Jane Oates to Deliver Keynote Address at NEWN Conference at Mount Wachusett Community College

GARDNER—The 10th Anniversary New England Workforce Network Conference will be held at Mount Wachusett Community College, Friday, October 11 at the college’s Gardner campus at 444 Green Street. The theme for the conference will be, “Riding the Roller Coaster of Workforce Development.” Jane Oates, President of WorkingNation, will deliver the keynote address. Oates serves on the Executive […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Holds Pinning Ceremony for Quincy Cohort

GARDNER–Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the accomplishments of ten graduates and welcomed them into the nursing profession at a traditional pinning ceremony, Thursday, August 29, at its Gardner Campus. The Mount opened its doors to the Quincy College LPN-ADN Bridge student cohort in August of 2018. Students that participated in this program were offered the […]

MWCC summer program pays high school students to get head start on college

This article was written by By Scott O’Connell for the Telegram & Gazette. The full story can be viewed here. From the time it picks them up in the morning to when it drops them off at the end of the day, Mount Wachusett Community College’s early college summer program makes an uncommon effort to ensure its […]

225 New Citizens Sworn in at Mount Wachusett Community College

Families waited patiently, beaming with pride for the 225 immigrants becoming U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony Wednesday at Mount Wachusett Community College. New citizens from 46 Massachusetts communities and their families and friends packed the campus theater for the public event. U.S. District Court Judge David H. Hennessy presided over the ceremony as the […]

Black leadership panelists say strong identity is central to achieving dreams

Moderator Irene Hernandez started a Black History Month panel discussion Monday by telling the diverse audience in the packed lecture room that they are all indigenous people originating from Alkebulan – the real name of Africa – here in the Americas long before Native Americans. African-American history in the U.S. started well before slavery, going […]