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MWCC Honors 91 Fitchburg and Leominster Students Receiving College Healthcare Credits

A celebration took place on Thursday night for 91 students from Fitchburg and Leominster who will graduate from High School this year after participating in Project Healthcare and getting a jump-start on their college education. The celebration was organized by Mount Wachusett Community College and took place at the Wachusett Mountain Ski Area on April […]

MWCC Students Inducted into Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society

Eleven students from Mount Wachusett Community College were inducted into the Chi Gamma Chapter of the Alpha Beta Gamma international business honor society last week. The honor society recognized the hard work and effort of the students at an induction ceremony on Friday, April 19. The ceremony was attended by Gardner Mayor Mark Hawke who […]

MWCC Students Honored at MA State House; Named to PTK Academic Team

Two Mount Wachusett Community College students were honored at the Massachusetts State House earlier this week with medallions and certificates for being named to Phi Theta Kappa’s All-Massachusetts Academic Team. “Ceremonies like this are an important opportunity to recognize our students’ achievements. But the real accomplishment here is the hard work that Cassie and Nick […]

MWCC Student Cassparina Carlson Receives National Newman Civic Fellows Award

Mount Wachusett Community College Student Cassparina “Cassie” Carlson has been recognized for her dedication and commitment to serving others by being named one of Campus Compact’s national 2019 Newman Civic Fellows Award winners. “Cassie is a true leader on campus and in her community. She is always finding new ways to get involved and improve […]

MWCC Food Pantry Partners with Worcester County Food Bank

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Food for Thought Campus Pantry is one of the first college food pantries to partner with the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) in addressing food security on local college campuses. The partnership is a step toward ensuring students have consistent access to the food they need. It also helps sustain the […]

MWCC has Saved Early College Students Over $4.6M in Tuition Costs

Since 2006, Mount Wachusett Community College has helped dual enrollment students taking college courses in high school earn 22,286 college credits, saving 623 students an estimated $4,681,991 in tuition costs and accelerating their path to a college degree. “The classes that dual enrollment students complete translate to an average of three semesters completed by the […]

House of Correction Inmates Graduate from MWCC Plastics Manufacturing & OSHA 30 Class

Inmates who took and completed a Plastics Technology and OSHA 30 (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) course run by Mount Wachusett Community College in conjunction with the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office at the West Boylston House of Correction were recognized and received certificates of completion during a graduation ceremony held Wednesday. “We are here to […]

English Learners Graduate with CNA Certificates from New MWCC Program

Ten students received Certified Nurses Assistant certificates from Mount Wachusett Community College at a graduation last week for a free program that pairs the certificate with continued English for Speakers of Other Languages classes. “This is a group who is focused and committed and who are going to do great things,” said MWCC President Vander […]

MWCC Students Highlight Diversity; Awarded with Free Class

Three Mount Wachusett Community College students were recognized last week with the 7th Annual President’s Commitment to Diversity Scholastic Competition awards for work they did in defining what diversity means to them. “This is a very big occasion for the college every year and it speaks to our commitment to have an inclusive and inviting […]

MWCC Announces President’s List and Dean’s List for Fall of 2018

Mount Wachusett Community College officials are pleased to announce the hard-working students who made MWCC’s president’s and dean’s 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 fall semester of 2018: President’s List […]