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MWCC Celebrates Graduation of 16 Adult Education Students

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the graduation of 16 students from the college’s Adult Basic Education program on Wednesday. “However you got here, I hope that you have that moment tonight where you feel the joy in yourself for what you have done,” said Rachel Frick Cardelle, MWCC’s Interim VP for Lifelong Learning and Workforce […]

MWCC Students Donate Over 750 Books to Promote Early Childhood Literacy

For the fourth year, hundreds of kindergarten and first grade students in Gardner will end the school year with engaging summertime reading to take home, thanks to a donation of over 750 books from a group of Mount Wachusett Community College students. Otaku United, a club that celebrates Asian culture, donated over 750 books to […]

MWCC Announces Spring 2018 President’s List and Dean’s List

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 2018 semester: President’s List Spring 2018 Massachusetts Ashburnham: Brandt Bodley-Gomes, Kelsey March Athol: Nicholas Batutis, Melody Bovino, Nelson Leadbetter, Marieny Pedroza Ayer: Brittany Bechtel, […]

Pathways and Gateway Dual-Enrollment Students Graduate from High School

Fifty five students celebrated earning their high school diploma along with college credits or degrees through Mount Wachusett Community College’s dual enrollment programs Friday night. This year’s graduates of the Pathways Early College Innovation School and the Gateway to College program were recognized during the May 18 graduation ceremony at MWCC. The programs are offered […]

MWCC Graduates Join the Nursing Profession in 2018 Traditional Pinning Ceremony

Family and friends came together to celebrate the achievements of Mount Wachusett Community College’s associate degree nursing class during a traditional pinning ceremony held May 17. “You are going to forth from here and you’re going to save lives,” MWCC President James Vander Hooven told the gathered graduates. The 45th graduating class was made up […]

Choosing the Mount by Amanda King

Graduates, the 2018 Commencement is a celebration of you. A celebration not only of what you have accomplished, but also for the hardships, triumphs, and experiences that have helped to make you the person that you are today. The same celebration could be held for every single person that attended our commencement — family, friends, […]

MWCC Students Recognized for over 125,000 hours of Volunteer Service

On Tuesday evening, 261 students were recognized for giving back over 125,000 hours of volunteerism efforts that Mount Wachusett Community College estimates are equivalent to a $2.5-$3 million value. “When you think about the collective impact, it’s more than just a number. Imagine if all of this just stopped tomorrow,” said Shelley Errington-Nicholson, Director of […]

19 MWCC Students Recognized at Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting Pinning Ceremony

Nineteen students graduating on May 16 with their Dental Assisting or Dental Hygiene degrees were honored Friday night during a special pinning ceremony. The ceremony held on May 11 is a time to recognize the hard work of the students and welcome them into the dental professions, according to Cindy Cadoret, the director of the […]