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This is MWCC: From Dual Enrollment Student to the Air Force

My sophomore year of high school I was looking at an alternative to fulfilling my high school requirements. I stumbled upon MWCC Pathways program towards the end on my sophomore year. Although, I was late applying I was accepted into the program a week later. My experience was very interesting and different among others. I […]

This is MWCC: High School Dropout to Successful Business Owner

My name is Francis. Growing up I never really cared for schooling or reading although I was very smart. I would always be out with my friends building something great with my hands. As school progressed I lost interest and at the age of 16 I dropped out and got my GED after being homeschooled […]

This is MWCC: From Community College to Law School

I had never considered community college as an option until I was there….and I now am a huge fan (and tell everyone I can!) about making sure to consider MWCC as an option for college education. I had applied to several other colleges and universities and accepted enrollment at another four-year college straight out of […]

This is MWCC: From Underachiever to Nichols College Business Student

I grew up in Watertown, MA, a suburb of Boston. My freshman and sophomore years of high school were at Watertown High, where I was the textbook definition of an underachiever. I believe this frustrated my teachers even more so than with other students because they knew my academic potential. Long story short, to my […]

Choosing MWCC Dual-Enrollment: Kaitlyn Fales

At the May 2018 Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College graduation, four student speakers shared their story of having completed their high school degree and gotten college credits at the same time at MWCC. These speeches were given by the valedictorians from each program as well as a student from each […]

Choosing MWCC Dual-Enrollment: Morgan Blavackas

At the May 2018 Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College graduation, four student speakers shared their story of having completed their high school degree and gotten college credits at the same time at MWCC. These speeches were given by the valedictorians from each program as well as a student from each […]

Choosing MWCC Dual-Enrollment: Thomas Sutherland

At the May 2018 Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College graduation, four student speakers shared their story of having completed their high school degree and gotten college credits at the same time at MWCC. These speeches were given by the valedictorians from each program as well as a student from each […]

Choosing MWCC Dual-Enrollment: Leah Swain

At the May 2018 Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College graduation, four student speakers shared their story of having completed their high school degree and gotten college credits at the same time at MWCC. These speeches were given by the valedictorians from each program as well as a student from each […]

Nate Johnson’s Advocacy Work to be Recognized with MWCC’s Service Above Self Award

Nate Johnson’s dedication to North Quabbin Citizen Advocacy association, which matches mentally disabled people with friends in an effort to improve their lives and integrate them into the wider community, is set to be recognized with Mount Wachusett Community College’s Service Above Self award. “Nate is the epitome of service above self. I am impressed […]

Armand Savoie Named MWCC Alumnus of the Year

Armand Savoie has been named as Mount Wachusett Community College’s Alumnus of the Year in recognition of an accomplished engineering career that was grounded in an education at the college. “Savoie is a fantastic example of the grit and determination that so many of our students exhibit as they use their education from MWCC to […]