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Lt. Governor Karyn Polito Visits MWCC to Meet with Early College Students

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito visited Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus Thursday to discuss early college programs with a math class of high school students taking college-level courses at MWCC. “We want to create an environment where there are no barriers for any student in this Commonwealth to continue their education,” Lt. Gov. Polito told […]

Massachusetts Community Colleges Unite Against Hatred

The Presidents of the 15 Community Colleges of Massachusetts unite to voice our opposition to the violence, bigotry, racism and hate we witnessed in Charlottesville, Virginia this past weekend. The students on our campuses across the Commonwealth reflect the rich diversity of our nation. Our philosophy of teaching and learning has, at its core, the […]

MWCC Launches New Veterinary Technician Program

Mount Wachusett Community College has launched a new Veterinary Technician program that will allow graduates to fill a growing need in the job market at a heavily reduced cost compared to other area programs. “The Veterinary Technician truly is the registered nurse of the veterinary sciences,” said Veronica Guay Assistant Dean of the School of […]

MWCC Launches Program that Pays Students to Attend Summer Classes

Mount Wachusett Community College has launched a new summer program that will pay recent high school graduates to take free classes before entering school at MWCC this fall. The Academic Program Discovery Academy is open to high school graduates or qualifying MWCC students who will not only be awarded a full scholarship to take two […]

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 […]