Commission on Dental Accreditation Notification for Public Comment

The Commission on Dental Accreditation is accepting comments in advance of the accreditation site visit on April 13-15, 2021. Comments should be submitted to: Commission on Dental Accreditation, 211 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL., 60611; or faxed to 312-587-5107. Click here for the CODA 3rd party comments notice 2021.  Click here to visit the Commission […]

MWCC Experiencing Increased Student Engagement Despite Pandemic

Mount Wachusett Community College has long been recognized for its civic engagement, service learning and robust student involvement. During the pandemic, rather than falling off, engagement is up, with ten-fold increases in participation in virtual dialogues and speaker events in addition to non-academic related activities. Community college students are far more vulnerable to isolation than […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Congratulates 2020 Practical Nursing Class with Pinning Ceremony

Twenty-nine students ready to join the fight against COVID-19 Mount Wachusett Community College honored the Practical Nursing class of 2020 with a virtual pinning presentation on December 21, 2020. The pinning ceremony is a traditional event for graduating nursing students dating back to the 1800’s and represents the official welcome of the graduates to the […]

Mount Wachusett Community College Awarded Grant Funding to Expand College Access to Winchendon Residents

Addresses regional job losses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic GARDNER, MA – December 7, 2020 – Mount Wachusett Community College is pleased to announce that it has been granted additional funding from the Robinson-Broadhurst Foundation, Inc. to expand its skill-building workshops for Winchendon adults, particularly those who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 […]

Vanessa Hill Sworn in as MWCC Student Trustee

Mount Wachusett Community College student Vanessa Hill was elected by her fellow Student Government Association members to represent the students of MWCC on the College Board of Trustees and sworn in on October 21 during the virtual Board of Trustees meeting. In addition to her position on the Board of Trustees, she will also serve […]

Mount Wachusett Community College to host Open House Online November 4th

Mount Wachusett Community College is hosting their annual fall open house online from 6 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. The virtual event will include breakout sessions to showcase programs, cover the admissions and enrollment process and explain how to apply for scholarships and financial aid. “Whether students are looking to begin classes […]

Gateway to College Program Earns National Award at Peer Learning Conference

Gateway to College Network Celebrates 20 Years Gateway to College National Network celebrated 20 years working with at risk youth and vulnerable populations at their National Peer Learning conference which was held virtually in July. MWCC Gateway to College alumni Eden Shaveet, Jasson Alvardo-Gomez, Sidney Myers, and Abraham Bravo joined Gateway to College Resource Specialist […]

MWCC Awarded $4.7 Million US Department of Education Student Support Services Grant

September 28, 2020 – Gardner, MA – Mount Wachusett Community College has been awarded three U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Support Services grants totaling $4.7 million to continue to support programs that help low-income students, first-generation college students and students with disabilities succeed in college. Federal Student Support Services grants are renewed every five […]

MWCC Pays Tribute to James O. Garrison, Longtime Community Supporter and Philanthropist

On Thursday, September 17, MWCC hosted a gathering of family and friends to honor the life of longtime trustee, supporter, and community leader James O. Garrison in front of the MWCC Garrison Center for Childhood Education which he made possible. Joining family members were current and former members of the MWCC Foundation Board of Trustees […]

Nine Students Recognized at Dental Program Pinning Ceremony

Students who graduated this past August with their Dental Hygiene associate degree were honored on Friday, September 18, during an outdoor, socially distant pinning ceremony at Mount Wachusett Community College’s Gardner campus. This honor is particularly special for this group of students who passed the ADEX Clinical Board Licensing Exam after spending their final semester […]