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Abraham Bravo Sworn in as MWCC Student Trustee

Mount Wachusett Community College student Abraham Bravo was sworn in yesterday as the college’s Student Trustee at a ceremony at the Massachusetts State House conducted by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.   Bravo, who plans to pursue a degree in political science after graduating from MWCC, said that it was exciting to take part in the […]

MWCC Student Recognized at State House

Mount Wachusett Community College student Alexsandra Wadleigh was honored last month at the Massachusetts State House for her accomplishments. Wadleigh was a speaker at the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance Client Celebration that was held on June 26. The event was created to celebrate those involved with DTA programs that help provide job training, education, […]

My Memories of Costa Rica

The smell of freshly applied paint to a family’s house. The feeling of the warm waves of the Pacific against my skin. The view on horseback of the sleeping volcano. The taste of the many traditional dishes. The sound of every man, woman, and child we came across chanting Pura Vida. Pura Vida At home, […]

Students Receiving Free Classes through MWCC STEM Starter Academy

Mount Wachusett Community College’s annual STEM Starter Academy is underway at the college, with 51 students receiving up to two free college classes, a $1,000 stipend and a jump start on their Associate’s Degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics program at the college. “STEM Starter Academy was developed to increase the number of […]

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 […]