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MWCC Graduates 15 in First Class of Second Chance Pell Pilot Program at NCCI Gardner

A group of 15 inmates of North Central Correctional Institute (NCCI) in Gardner received their Small Business Management Certificate last week from Mount Wachusett Community College as part of a national pilot program designed to provide education as a means of reducing recidivism and easing the transition out of prison. “Everything you’ve done to this […]

MWCC Announces Spring 2019 President’s List and Dean’s List

Mount Wachusett Community College officials are pleased to announce the hard-working students who made MWCC’s president’s and deans’ 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 spring semester of 2019:   President’s […]

MWCC Students Secure WPI Transfer; Summer Program with Stipend

Having just received their Associate’s Degrees last week, Mount Wachusett Community College graduates Allison Guthrie of Templeton and Christian Rossi of Winchendon are already gearing up for summer research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute where they will transfer this fall. The two students are looking forward to getting a head start at their new school even […]

MWCC’s 2019 Commencement Celebrates Student Achievement

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated it’s 2019 graduates during the college’s 54th commencement on May 23, which featured a keynote address from U.S. Congresswoman Lori Trahan. Congresswoman Trahan encouraged students to seek out meaning in their lives and pursue their passions. No matter what, she told students, get in the game and put yourself out […]

MWCC Pathways and Gateway Dual Enrollment Students Graduate from High School

Sixty six students were honored for earning their high school diploma along with college credits or degrees through two of Mount Wachusett Community College’s dual enrollment programs at a graduation ceremony Friday night. “You have proven something to yourself… once you commit yourself to a goal, you know you can find ways to achieve that […]

MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in 2019 Pinning Ceremony

Family and friends gathered on Friday, May 24 to celebrate the achievements of Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree nursing class during a traditional pinning ceremony. The 46th graduating class was made up of 116 students enrolled in the day and evening programs and included LPNs who returned to continue their education through the college’s […]

Choosing the Mount by Cassie Carlson

Cassie Carlson was the student speaker at MWCC’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony. She graduated on May 23, 2019 from MWCC with an Associate’s Degree in Human Services. What follows is her message to the class of 2019. It is an honor to be standing here today. Thank you for this opportunity. If you’ve ever seen my […]

MWCC Confers 798 Degrees and Certificates to 771 Students

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the academic achievements of its graduates during the college’s 54th commencement on May 23. A total of 771 students graduated from MWCC, with 604 Associate’s Degrees and 213 certificates being conferred for a total of 798 degrees and certificates. The 2019 graduates include: Colorado  Aurora Associates: Evan James Silverberg   […]

MWCC Students Recognized for over 113,000 hours of Volunteer Service

On Wednesday evening, the Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center for Civic Learning recognized over 113,000 hours of volunteerism from students and singled out a number of students and organizations for specific recognition. This academic year, 1,544 MWCC students preformed 113,636 hours of service to the community with volunteer efforts continuing from non-graduating students. Based on […]

MWCC TRIO Student Support Services Holds Celebration for Students

MWCC TRIO Student Support Services held its annual award ceremony on Tuesday, recognizing the hard work and achievement of graduating and continuing students in the Visions Program and RX Program. The ceremony recognized high achieving and hard working students in both programs. Students who will be graduating from MWCC on May 23 were recognized for […]