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Mount Wachusett Community College Welcomes New Faculty and Launches New Math Degree

GARDNER—Mount Wachusett Community College will welcome new faculty members in its Medical Assisting, English, Math, Physics, Business and ESL programs this fall. Classes begin Wednesday, September 4. Jeffery Thompson will join the math and physics faculty team. He has his Master of Science in Physics and his Master of Science in Astronomy from Rensselaer Polytechnic […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Holds Pinning Ceremony for Quincy Cohort

GARDNER–Mount Wachusett Community College celebrated the accomplishments of ten graduates and welcomed them into the nursing profession at a traditional pinning ceremony, Thursday, August 29, at its Gardner Campus. The Mount opened its doors to the Quincy College LPN-ADN Bridge student cohort in August of 2018. Students that participated in this program were offered the […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Gateway to College Program Receives National Recognition 4th Year in a Row

(NEW HAVEN)–Achieving the Dream’s Gateway to College program at Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) has received a Program Excellence Award in recognition of exceeding all four benchmarks used to assess the performance of Gateway to College programs nationwide. The four benchmarks used to establish the Program Excellence Award are: first term success, one-year persistence, two […]

MWCC Launches Math Degree

Mount Wachusett Community College will offer an Associate’s Degree in Mathematics for the first time beginning this fall, combining a focus on math with an easy transfer path through MassTransfer. “This degree puts the “M” in STEM. MWCC has a long-standing commitment to the sciences and this new program expands the options for our science […]

Behind the Scenes at MWCC: Be Yourself

Coming to college is an entirely different experience than high school. You’ll likely walk in and see students playing ping pong or pool in our new Bemis Student Center. There might even be people enjoying a pizza while they watch a movie or people snoozing on the couches in their pajamas. The point is there’s […]

Behind the Scenes at MWCC: College Reality

In my experience here at The Mount, my professors have all been amazing! I’ve gotten along with all of them and they’ve each have had a great role to play in my academic career. They’ve helped me to succeed and thrive throughout my years here and they show lots of care and consideration for their […]

Behind the Scenes at MWCC: College Expectations

“They won’t accept that kind of behavior when you get to college!” Sound familiar? In high school and in the media, we’re taught that college is a scary place where you’ll be expected to shut your mouth, work hard, and do what you’re told. We’re given a plethora of misconceptions about college that are just […]

Why You Should Get a Degree in Biotechnology and Start at a Community College

It’s likely you’re reading this because you are considering a career in biotechnology — or you’re at least curious about one.  Let’s start with some great news: the number of jobs in the field of biotechnology is growing fast, at a rate of 12% per year in the state of Massachusetts (and 10% nationwide). And, […]

Why You Should Get a Degree in Health Information Management from a Community College

To get certified as an RHIT ® or RHIA ®, you must have completed a degree from a program with CAHIIM Accreditation. The fastest, least expensive way to begin is with an associate degree from an accredited community college. A CAHIIM-accredited community college like Mount Wachusett Community College will prepare you to take the AHIMA […]

Should You Get a Degree in Graphic Design from a Community College?

Does a career in graphic design make sense for you personally? And if so, where should you go to learn graphic design in Massachusetts? Starting Your Graphic Design Journey at a Community College Your start at a community college will give you hands-on, practical experience as a designer. Not only will you be ready to […]