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MWCC Students Create Valentine’s for Vets

Mount Wachusett Community College students created 135 handmade Valentine’s Day cards that have been distributed to veterans in thanks for their service. “Veteran’s get cards during Christmas, Thanksgiving and of course Veteran’s Day but not during Valentine’s Day and I thought it would be cool to do Valentine’s for Vets,” said MWCC Students Laryssa Truesdale […]

MWCC Announces February Know Before You Go! Transfer Month Events

Mount Wachusett Community College is calling on students to take control of their future and plan their transfer pathway early through a series of Know Before You Go! month transfer events. “If community college students are serious about transferring, they need to speak with their advisor as early as possible. I like students to have […]

President’s and Dean’s List Announced for Fall 2017

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 2017 semester: Massachusetts Acton: Joshua Cantrell Ashburnham: Brandt Bodley-Gomes Ashby: Victoria Boyer Athol: Jessica Gadarowski Ayer: Elizabeth Jones Baldwinville: Dylan Oxford, Kelsey Rayner Bolton: […]

MWCC Begins Spring Classes; Launches New Vet Tech Program

Mount Wachusett Community College sprang to life on January 16 as students returned for the first day of the spring semester, including the first group taking Veterinary Technology classes. The first day of classes began Tuesday for both the college’s semester-long courses as well as an accelerated option that allows students to split their semester […]

Officials Thanked for Mentoring MWCC Criminal Justice Student Interns

Mount Wachusett Community College thanked police and other criminal justice community partners from communities including Ashburnham, Athol, Fitchburg, Gardner, Lancaster, Westminster, and Winchendon at a recent recognition luncheon. At the end of every semester, MWCC hosts a recognition luncheon where participating criminal justice students thank their internship hosts for all they have learned and for […]

MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in Pinning Ceremony

On Monday night, 39 licensed practical nursing graduates from 19 communities were welcomed as nursing colleagues during the traditional nurses pinning ceremony that marks the end of their schooling at Mount Wachusett Community College. “This is a career and a path that is going to make a true difference in our communities,” said MWCC President […]

MWCC Practical Nurses Present Service Learning Projects

Students from the Mount Wachusett Community College Practical Nursing program presented their semester-long Service Learning Projects last week. “I’m very proud of the work you have done and am looking forward to hearing the presentations,” MWCC James Vander Hooven said at the beginning of the presentations made on Thursday, Nov. 30. “You own the information […]

MWCC Students Present Independent Research

Three Mount Wachusett Community College students recently presented their research at Fitchburg State University’s 4th Annual Science Symposium. The symposium was held on October 26 as an opportunity for FSU faculty from multiple science disciplines to present their research in a poster format. This year, Brett Hamel, Michael Troche and Brandt Bodley-Gomes joined the presentations […]

Food Pantry Opens at MWCC’s Gardner Campus

A food pantry has opened at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus as the school community seeks to address food insecurity among MWCC students. “When we started the Food for Thought Campus Pantry project, it was very important for us that the pantry be a space in which students feel welcome and safe. Today’s opening […]

MWCC Hosting Resource and Volunteer Fair

Mount Wachusett Community College will host over 20 area nonprofits for a resource and career fair next Thursday. “This is an excellent opportunity for students and community members to explore both volunteer opportunities and services within their communities,” said Southern New England Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Jana Murphy who organized the event. Beginning at 10 […]