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Community Invited to Character Breakfast at MWCC

Characters from fairy tales, cartoons, storybooks and beyond will be making a special appearance at Mount Wachusett Community College on Saturday, April 7 during the Fourth Annual Phi Theta Kappa Character Breakfast. The annual character breakfast will take place from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at MWCC’s South Cafeteria. In addition to volunteers dressed in costume, […]

United Way Youth Venture Students Inspire Community Members

The United Way Youth Venture program held its third annual Spring Showcase at Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg on March 22 where student venture teams displayed their community projects. The event gave over 200 students from around the region — representing close to 70 communities— a chance to show off their youth-led, youth-created service programs […]

MWCC President Vander Hooven Inaugurated

James Vander Hooven was officially inaugurated as the third president of Mount Wachusett Community College on Wednesday in front of a crowd of family, friends, community members, students, faculty and staff. The inauguration took place at 2 p.m. on March 28 at MWCC’s theater at the Gardner campus just over a year after Vander Hooven […]

Worcester Artist Donates Presidential Portrait to Mount Wachusett Community College

The official portrait of Jim Vander Hooven, President of Mount Wachusett Community College, will be unveiled at the college’s presidential inauguration event on Wednesday, March 28, 2018.  The portrait is a donation to the college by Michael Stone, a Worcester-based portrait artist. “On behalf of the college, we are both pleased and proud to receive […]

Job Fair to Bring over 30 Employers to MWCC

Over thirty companies and organizations will be participating in a job fair held at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus on March 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the Career Services/Experiential and Service Learning Department at the college, will provide students and community members with an opportunity to […]

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to Deliver Mount Wachusett Community College Commencement Address

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will deliver the keynote address during Mount Wachusett Community College’s Commencement on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. “We are honored to welcome Governor Charlie Baker to our campus as this year’s commencement speaker,” said MWCC President James Vander Hooven. “His leadership while serving as our governor, service as cabinet secretary and as […]

Community Invited to Celebrate President Vander Hooven’s Inauguration

Mount Wachusett Community College invites community members to attend the inauguration of the college’s third president James Vander Hooven on Wednesday, March 28. The formal inauguration will begin at 2 p.m. on March 28 with a ceremony at MWCC’s theater at the Gardner campus. The ceremony will feature student, legislative and faculty speakers in addition […]

Kelly Morrissey Elected to National Association Board

Mount Wachusett Community College’s Director of Financial Aid Kelly Morrissey has been elected to serve a two-year term as a Representative at Large on the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Board. “This position represents the interests of financial aid administrators who serve 90 percent of the college students nationwide. It allows me, […]

MWCC Student Cristen Comptois Receives National Newman Civic Fellows Award

Mount Wachusett Community College Student Cristen Comptois has been recognized for her dedication and commitment to serving others by being named one of Campus Compact’s national 2018 Newman Civic Fellows Award winners. “Cristen has not only excelled as a student at MWCC, but has really embraced community involvement during her time here. She served for […]

MWCC To Hold Free Veteran Financial Literacy Workshops Thanks to $4K Grant

Mount Wachusett Community College will hold four free financial literacy workshops for veterans and their families at its Leominster campus following the receipt of a $4,050 grant. “No one individual can be an expert in everything. Yet veterans and their families are required every day to make financial decisions that can have significant and long-term […]