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Mount Wachusett Community College’s Winterfest raises over $7,000 to benefit Emergency Student Loan Fund

Mount Wachusett Community College raised more than $7,000 over the last two days to benefit the college’s Emergency Student Loan Fund which helps students buy textbooks, food, bus passes, gas and other small daily expenses. The funds were raised through the two day “Winterfest” which featured a gift basket and wreath raffle and a wide […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Completes Studio Renovations

Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner, MA recently completed rebuilds of five audio control rooms in its Media Arts & Technology facilities. The college offers an associate degree in Media Arts & Technology, with concentration options in video, photography, and audio engineering. The program is unique in the Massachusetts higher educational system for its amount […]

New STEM Building & Campus Renovations Nearing Completion

Construction of our new STEM building and improvements to the Haley Academic Center are quickly wrapping up. The second half of August saw a flurry of activity as the contractor, Shawmut Design and Construction, completed phases of the work and unveiled sections of the buildings that had previously been hidden behind temporary walls. Cleaning crews […]

MWCC Recognized as one of the Nation’s Top Schools in Military Times “Best for Vets 2016”

Mount Wachusett Community College has been designated one of the country’s best two-year colleges for veterans, service members and their families in the newly released Best for Vets 2016: Colleges list released Nov. 9 by Military Times Media Group. MWCC ranked sixth among two-year schools, moving up a notch from last year. This is the […]

MWCC Student Leader Cathy May Teague Selected for DHE’s ’29 Who Shine’ Award

The state Department of Higher Education will kick off the 2015 commencement season by recognizing top students from across Massachusetts at the fifth annual 29 Who Shine award ceremony on May 14 at the State House. The award honors 29 outstanding public college and university graduates, one from each community college, state university and UMass […]

MWCC and Heywood Hospital Receive State Rapid Response Funding

GARDNER – Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded state funding to provide suicide prevention training to more than 730 Heywood Hospital healthcare employees. MWCC is the only one of 10 community colleges in Massachusetts awarded two grants totaling $123,073 in Rapid Response funding, Commissioner of Higher Education Richard Freeland announced Tuesday, May 28. With […]

Outgoing Trustees Recognized

Dr. Francis Couvares and Raymond LaFond, outgoing members of the Board of Trustees, were recently recognized for their years of service and dedication to Mount Wachusett Community College. “On behalf of the entire Mount Wachusett Community College faculty, staff and student body, we express our sincere thanks to Trustees LaFond and Couvares for their many years of […]

Governor Patrick Hosts Community College Meeting

Governor Deval Patrick hosted the first meeting of the Commonwealth’s 15 newly appointed community college board chairs on Nov. 29 to discuss the implementation of his community college plan. MWCC board Chair Tina Sbrega was among the participants. The governor’s community college plan, supported by the Legislature and included in the FY13 budget, focuses on […]

MWCC Offering Leadership Training Seminar Series for Executives & Professionals

MWCC’s Division of Lifelong Learning and Workforce Development is offering a leadership training seminar series for executives and professionals who are interested in an affordable, effective way to strengthen their skills. The Executive and Professional Development Seminar Series, offered at the college’s Devens campus, is designed for managers and executives at companies and non-profit organizations […]

MWCC Golf Tournament Nets $55,000 for Student Scholarships

Mount Wachusett Community College Foundation’s 17th annual golf tournament raised a record $55,000 for student scholarship funds. One lucky participant, Joe Crowley of Groton, scored a new Cadillac for making a hole in one from a distance of 185 yards. Joel Baker of Baker Cadillac of Leominster, one of the tournament’s sponsors, had offered the […]