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MWCC to Host Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women Public Hearing

Mount Wachusett Community College will host the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) for a public hearing on March 28th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at its Gardner campus with the option for virtual participation. Those interested in attending should register at by Thursday, March 21, 2024. The MCSW is seeking testimony […]

Spring Exhibition at the East Wing Gallery at MWCC Highlights Printmaking Artist Liz Bannish

Mount Wachusett Community College welcomes Liz Bannish “12 Years of Printmaking” exhibit through March 8th at the college’s East Wing Gallery. A resident of Norwalk, Connecticut, Bannish works as a Printer and Studio Manager at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking where she prints for artists and teaches workshops. Bannish earned her BFA in Printmaking and […]

MWCC Celebrates Black History and Women’s History Months with Speaker and Performance

Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting two guests for an evening of dialogue and performance in celebration of Black History and Women’s History months at 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 29th in the South Café at the Gardner Campus. The evening will begin with a spoken word performance by Queen Sheba, an internationally known spoken […]

President’s, Dean’s, Distinction, and Excellence Lists for Fall 2023 Semester

Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce our Dean’s and President’s Lists for the fall 2023 semester. Students who complete a minimum of 12 semester hours are eligible. The Dean’s List requires a 3.30 to 3.99 grade point average while the President’s List requires a 4.0 grade point average. MWCC has also added new […]

MWCC Dental Hygiene Students Offer Free Cleanings at Burbank Clinic

The Mount Wachusett Community College dental hygiene students are providing free dental care to individuals and families at the Dental Hygiene Clinic located at the Community Health Connections Family Health Center in Fitchburg (Burbank Hill). Patients treated in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art clinic can receive comprehensive oral assessment, dental cleaning, fluoride treatments, dental sealants, deep […]

MWCC Honors Six Newest Paramedics in Pinning Ceremony

Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the achievements of Paramedic Class 5 with a traditional pinning ceremony on January 12, 2024, at the college’s Gardner campus. Along with family and friends, the graduates were congratulated by Paramedic Program Chair Peter Laitinen, Assistant Dean of Health Professions Lisa Stejskal, Medical Director Dr. Daniel Wilson, Clinical Coordinator and […]

Mount Fitness Launches New Programs

The fitness center at Mount Wachusett Community College, Mount Fitness, announced a significant change in the group exercise programs that are offered to members. “People who started working out at home during COVID are coming back,” states Group Exercise Manager Karin Cormier. “Many of our members expressed that working out at home was lonely and […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Scholarship Donation from Vietnam Veterans of America Massachusetts State Council

Mount Wachusett Community College President James Vander Hooven and Veterans Services Director Robert Mayer welcomed Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 members Jim Benton, Mike Zlotnik, and Charles Hodgkinson on December 3, 2024 who presented MWCC a donation from the Vietnam Veterans of American Massachusetts State Council. “Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Funding for the 2024 STEM Starter Academy

Mount Wachusett Community College has received funding for the 2024 STEM Starter Academy. The money will be used to help jumpstart the careers of qualifying high school graduates and MWCC students looking to earn their associate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics programs at the college. The STEM Starter Academy is open to high […]