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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 […]

MWCC Holding Grand Re-Opening of Mount Fitness

A grand re-opening will be held at the fitness center at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus on Saturday, Jan. 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to celebrate the new name of Mount Fitness. “Our goal is to a create a new energy and push for our fitness center. We want everyone to know […]

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 Celebrates Small Gestures with Do One Thing Campaign

Small acts of kindness and generosity were celebrated during the Do One Thing (DOT) campaign that recently concluded at Mount Wachusett Community College. “People don’t have to do anything big… this is literally something as simple as holding the door for someone or smiling at someone,” said Director of the Senator Stephen M. Brewer Center […]

MWCC Toy Drive Assists 60 Families

The third annual Holiday Toy Drive and Fair organized by the Parent Support Group at Mount Wachusett Community College distributed presents to more than 60 families this week. The toy drive was hosted by MWCC’s Parent Support Group that collected donations during December from faculty, staff, and students. The gently used or new toys, books, […]

Hillary Newsome Foundation Donates Truckload of Food to MWCC Food Pantry

The Hillary A. (Bartlett) Newsome Foundation donated 15 moving boxes of food to the Mount Wachusett Food for Thought Pantry Wednesday morning. The donations were made in honor of MWCC alumna Hillary Newsome who passed away last year. The food was gathered as part of a food drive at the Samoset School in Leominster with […]

MWCC to Save Students Money with New Open Resources Pilot Program

(Update: For the fall semester of 2018, 11 faculty redesigned their courses for a total savings of $52,353.82 for students.) Mount Wachusett Community College is moving forward with a pilot program aimed at reducing the cost of books for students by tapping into Open Educational Resources (OER). “When faculty do this in their classroom, it […]

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 […]