Barre Savings Charitable Foundation Establishes Scholarship at Mount Wachusett Community College

Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded $10,000 from the Barre Savings Bank Charitable Foundation (BSCF) to aid students with financial need from Barre, Oakham, New Braintree, Hardwick, Hubbardston, Paxton, Princeton, and Rutland. “The members of the Foundation are supportive of helping to provide opportunities for people of our area and educational fulfillment is a […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Donation from Polish American Veterans of Greater Gardner

Members of the Polish American Veterans (PAV) of Greater Gardner visited Mount Wachusett Community College on December 20, 2021, to present an $11,000 donation to the college in support of Veteran students. PAV Commander John Kazinkas was joined by his daughter and Gardner City Council President, Elizabeth Kazinskas and fellow member Michael Zlotnik and his […]

MWCC Recruiting Students for Shannon Grant Senior Success Program

Mount Wachusett Community College, with generous support from the Shannon Grant, has launched a new program aiming to connect with students and provide them with support, coaching and workshops in academic, employment, and life readiness. The Senior Success program is intended for high school seniors and HiSet participants or graduates who are interested in attending […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Receives Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 Donation

Members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 907 visited the Mount Wachusett Community College Gardner campus on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 to deliver their annual donation to the MWCC Foundation in support of veteran students. “I am so grateful for the generous donation from Chapter 907 of the Vietnam Veterans of America.  Chapter 907 […]

MWCC Awarded 2021 Activation Fund Grant for Dental Clinic Enhancements

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) will utilize the $73,903 Activation Fund grant from The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts at its Dental Clinic to enhance its sterilization center. This enhancement will allow MWCC to improve training for dental hygiene and dental assistant students in state-of-the art sterilization and infection control procedures and processes. The grant […]

MWCC Welcomes New Leadership Team Members

Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) is welcoming new members to its Leadership Team and to other leadership positions throughout the college. MWCC welcomes Sandra Quaye to the college as Vice President of Finance and Administration. Quaye replaces retiring Robert LaBonte who held the position since 1994. Quaye comes to MWCC from Franklin Pierce University in […]

Early College Off to a Great Start for Fall 2021

Nearly Twelve Percent of Enrolled Students are in Early College Programs The Commonwealth’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and Department of Higher Education voted unanimously to approve the Mount Wachusett Community College new Early College Designation with Gardner Academy for Learning and Technology and Gateway to College for the 2021-2022 academic year. The purpose […]

Student Parent Success Continues with CCAMPIS Grant Renewal

Mount Wachusett Community College is excited to announce that the CCAMPIS (Child Care Access Means Parents in School) federal grant has been renewed for an additional four years. First awarded in 2009, MWCC has continued to be rewarded renewal of the CCAMPIS Grant every four years. Since the inception of the CCAMPIS grant program, MWCC […]

Adult Education Students Awarded 2021 First Literacy Scholarships

On September 15, 2021 three Mount Wachusett Community College Adult Education students were honored by First Literacy with scholarships in a virtual ceremony. First Literacy Scholarships are awarded in recognition of educational achievements and potential, community service, and perseverance in the face of hardship. This year First Literacy awarded 30 scholarships to deserving individuals from […]

MWCC Welcomes Senator John Cronin and North Central Mass Legislators to Devens Center for Advanced Manufacturing Education

Members of the North Central Massachusetts legislative delegation visited the Devens campus of Mount Wachusett Community College for demonstrations and discussion to kick off Manufacturing Month on Monday, October 4 and to recognize Senator John Cronin and the delegation for support of advanced manufacturing efforts at Mount Wachusett Community College. This investment will help to […]